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Welcome to Team  Barracuda
Meet your Math Teacher <ul><li>Name: Mr. Vincent Pienaar </li></ul><ul><li>Nationality: South African </li></ul><ul><li>Ex...
My Mission Statement <ul><li>To instill… </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>respect </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><l...
This happens  everyday  in Math <ul><ul><li>Class routine ·  Warm up  when you enter the class(5 Minute Check) ·  Check ho...
Your Math Grade consists of… <ul><li>40% - Tests </li></ul><ul><li>30% - Daily Assignments  </li></ul><ul><li>10% - Class ...
Homework <ul><li>Homework will be on my  voicemail after 4 pm  in the afternoon.  </li></ul><ul><li>Homework will be on my...
Progress Reports <ul><li>Every  2 nd  Thursday   (except 2 weeks before/after official Progress Reports/Reports cards are ...
How to hand in assignments?  <ul><li>Assignments are to be turned in on a D aily Bases. </li></ul><ul><li>Usually a studen...
What if I am absent? <ul><li>If Parents/Guardians inform the school of long term absents the Core Teachers will leave the ...
What do I need for Math Class? <ul><li>Students must bring their: </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Agenda,  </li></ul></ul></ul><...
In General <ul><li>All tests must be signed by parent/guardian and  student may correct for half credit . Corrections shou...
Thanks!! <ul><li>Thanks…  </li></ul><ul><li>for attending this…  </li></ul><ul><li>Open House </li></ul>
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Presentation Open Day

  1. 1. Welcome to Team Barracuda
  2. 2. Meet your Math Teacher <ul><li>Name: Mr. Vincent Pienaar </li></ul><ul><li>Nationality: South African </li></ul><ul><li>Experience : </li></ul><ul><ul><li>26 years of teaching experience in Math. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>6 years in the USA </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>6 Months in the UK as Math Teacher. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>6 years - Administrator in South Africa - Principal of an Elementary School </li></ul></ul>
  3. 3. My Mission Statement <ul><li>To instill… </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>respect </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>patience </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>diligence </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>dedication </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>and desire for Math </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>… in my students. </li></ul></ul>
  4. 4. This happens everyday in Math <ul><ul><li>Class routine · Warm up when you enter the class(5 Minute Check) · Check homework from the previous day · Lesson and writing of Journal · Class work </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>· Homework in agenda· </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Week by Week Essentials (due on Fridays) </li></ul></ul>
  5. 5. Your Math Grade consists of… <ul><li>40% - Tests </li></ul><ul><li>30% - Daily Assignments </li></ul><ul><li>10% - Class Starter (5 Minute Check) </li></ul><ul><li>10% - Week by Week Essentials (Fridays) </li></ul><ul><li>10% - Journal (Every Day during Lesson Presentation) </li></ul>
  6. 6. Homework <ul><li>Homework will be on my voicemail after 4 pm in the afternoon. </li></ul><ul><li>Homework will be on my Website @ http://vincentpienaar.wikispaces.com/ You will also find lesson plans, videos of lesson and assignments on Website. Comments/Notes are permitted on website. </li></ul><ul><li>Homework, on whiteboard , should be copied into agenda every day . </li></ul>
  7. 7. Progress Reports <ul><li>Every 2 nd Thursday (except 2 weeks before/after official Progress Reports/Reports cards are due) the students will receive a Progress Report (Math only) </li></ul><ul><li>It will be in the student’s agenda . </li></ul><ul><li>Parents/guardians have to sign it and return it to class on Fridays . </li></ul>
  8. 8. How to hand in assignments? <ul><li>Assignments are to be turned in on a D aily Bases. </li></ul><ul><li>Usually a student will collect the assignments and put in the appropriate box. </li></ul><ul><li>Students, individually , can put their assignments in the appropriate box if so desired. </li></ul>
  9. 9. What if I am absent? <ul><li>If Parents/Guardians inform the school of long term absents the Core Teachers will leave the homework at the front office for them to pick up - Remember website – Math </li></ul><ul><li>Students who are absent should get the assignment from the “ Extra Assignment Box” and put the completed work in the appropriate box </li></ul>
  10. 10. What do I need for Math Class? <ul><li>Students must bring their: </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Agenda, </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>3-Ring notebook, </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Pencils, </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Pens (Red), </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Whiteboard marker and Eraser …to class every day. </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>The 3-ring binder dividers are: </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Assignments, </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Warm-Up, </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Week-by-Week Essential. </li></ul></ul></ul>
  11. 11. In General <ul><li>All tests must be signed by parent/guardian and student may correct for half credit . Corrections should always be done on a separate sheet of loose-leaf paper and show all work. </li></ul><ul><li>Homework is assigned every night and occasionally on weekends </li></ul><ul><li>Students may do corrections on completed assignments that receive a grade less than 85% for partial credit. </li></ul><ul><li>Up to three (3) late assignments will be accepted each nine (9) weeks for a maximum grade of 70%. The late assignment is due the next school day. In emergencies when homework cannot be completed, a note from a parent/guardian the day the assignment is due, will allow the student to turn in the assignment one day late for full credit </li></ul><ul><li>Week by Week Essentials are given on Fridays and are due the following Friday . They are problem solving grade level review questions for the End of Grade Test that are completed only by the students. (Here is your chance for extra credit) </li></ul><ul><li>Journals are completed every day during a new lesson . (See Journal Guidelines for more information.) Journals can be used to help you with the Warm Up in the beginning of a lesson </li></ul>
  12. 12. Thanks!! <ul><li>Thanks… </li></ul><ul><li>for attending this… </li></ul><ul><li>Open House </li></ul>

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