3 WHAT IS WEB WEB is a sixth grade transition program Preparation – This begins with WEB Leader visits and information getting out to the fifth graders and their parents in the spring.Orientation - WEB orientation is phenomenal! Students are welcomed and wow-ed. The orientation is opening and closing assemblies and a small group session of 10 students led by a WEB Leader.Yearlong support – The same WEB Leader that led the new students on orientation day will provide so9cial and academic support throughout the school year.WEB is a Leadership training programEighth graders were trained in team building activities, cooperative skill development, and discussion skills.WEB is a school community building programThe school climate will change because of WEB based on a simple concept: Connecting sixth graders with successful eighth graders. While creating a sense of comfort for the incoming students, the WEB concept also addresses the attitudes of the eighth graders toward the sixth graders, and respect for sixth graders becomes the norm.
5 WEB at Los Alisos 91 WEB Leaders meet 2 times per month 10 WEB Commissioners in charge of socials6th graders have 1 activity per month:September – Lunch with WEB LeaderOctober – WEB/ASB Sponsored School DanceNovember – Morning welcome with Hot ChocolateAcademic Follow-up: Lessons taught in all sixth grade classes by WEB Leaders.On November 16 WEB Leaders were trained on study skills and questioning techniques to begin working with 6th grades during 1st and 4th Block with permission from their regular class.First lesson: If you Don’t A-S-K, You Don’t G-E-T
6 WEB Leadership 3 Teacher WEB Coaches 91 8th Grade WEB Leaders 10 WEB Commissioners348 6th Graders
7 WEB’s Reach Number of schools trained: 1012 Number of educators trained: 2981Number of states: 33Students impacted each year:In North America: 600,000All incoming 6th graders20% of a school’s 8th graders35% of a school’s overall population
8 COMING SOON ……………Los Alisos WEB - school page in our website