Presentation on theme: "Back to School Boot Camp September 3, 2014. About Me Married to Michael Opfer, police officer for the city of St. Louis One Child, Abby, 24 years old."— Presentation transcript:
About Me Married to Michael Opfer, police officer for the city of St. Louis One Child, Abby, 24 years old B.S. in Elementary Education/Mathematics 7-9 from Fontbonne University 1973 Masters in Computer Education from Fontbonne University 2004 Religious Certification 1997 Wal-Mart Teacher of the Year 1996
More About Me Kemper Foundation Teacher of the Year for Region One 2003 Emerson Excellence in Teaching 2004 National Council of Teachers of Mathematics Math Educators of Greater St. Louis 1990 Missouri Council of Teachers of Mathematics Phi Kappa Phi, Honor Society 2004 Mathematicians in Residence Program 2007 -2010
Class Rules: ARCH Accountability Respect Consideration Honesty
Consequences Verbal warning Email parents 5 Laps Conference with teacher Notice of Concern Lose Recess Conference with parents and teacher Call Parents Conference with counselor Referral to principal
Math Tests Tests after every 5 Lessons Practice test assigned for homework Students may retake math tests if they score 69% OR LOWER Student must fill out Request to Test form, make all corrections and meet with teacher before retest. Retest will take place during recess, before school or after school. Average of two tests is final grade.
Homework Assigned Monday through Thursday night. Some Fridays they may have to finish class work if not completed during class. Corrected everyday Worth 15% of the grade
Homework 100%: Homework turned in on time and complete 70%: 1 day late 10 points deducted each day after that
Saxon Math Incremental development Continual review Frequent, cumulative testing
Daily Structure New Lesson/Video Take notes/make foldable for lesson/game/stations Complete practice set Correct homework from night before Start new homework
Parent Responsibility Check your child’s Assignment Notebook daily. Ask your child to show you their completed work. How does it look? Don’t do the work for them. Create independent learners. Check in with them to make sure they have the supplies they need.
Engrade.com Check your child’s grades often Check to see if your child is missing any work
Cabrini Website Check the website often.website Homework is listed on teacher pages.teacher pages
Extra Credit is not available. Retests are available