Presentation on theme: "Welcome to the PCMS Parent Night Teachable study skills to help your students at home!"— Presentation transcript:
Welcome to the PCMS Parent Night Teachable study skills to help your students at home!
Katrina Harrison – 6 th Grade Humanities Plus and Study Skills Michele Van More- 8 th Grade Humanities Jolene Anderson – 8 th Grade Science Laura Meserole – Counseling Intern Brought to you by –
Study Skills Understanding Connect and teacher websites How to use Family Access Agenda
Students at home Tips for structuring the middle school student at home
Be Prepared Notebook Paper Pens (black, blue & red) Pencils Binder Flash drive Planner
Organize PLANNER (for school) Don’t like school planners = get another Monthly blank printout MONTHLY CALENDAR (at home) File cabinet (for home) Each class has a file Graded work accessed later “back up plan” for Family Access TEACHER WEBSITES “bookmarked” FAMILY ACCESS to ensure received
Prioritize Study area Noise control No distractions A place all their own…kind of… minute intervals (break, then return to studies) Left to Right or vice-versa Station 1: planner checklist (far left) Station 2: “To do” on the left (right handed persons) Station 3: work in progress Station 4: completed work (checked off in planner)
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Find Student Information Check grades and missing assignments Contact Teachers Find a student schedule If you do not know your family access log on information, please contact Kim Schneider, PCMS Registrar or Family Access – What is it for?
Logging in to Skyward/Family Access: Visit the Issaquah School District Website - Click on the link at the bottom of the page. Family Access – How do I get there?
Checking Student Grades: Click on the GRADEBOOK link! Under Gradebook, parents can see: o A progress report for each class. This also shows grades for each mid-trimester and end of trimester. o Missing assignments. Missing assignments for ALL trimesters are here. If you are encouraging students make-up missing assignments, remember to focus on the current trimester. Student Grades and Missing Assignments
Calendar: Click on the CALENDAR link! Under the Calendar, parents can see: o Absences o Messages sent from teachers o When assignments were due and the grades received on those assignments o Upcoming school/district events or changes in the schedule Teacher Calendar
The computer lab next door is available to walk through Family Access or Connect websites We are all available to answer any questions Thank you for coming! Please fill out the feedback form on your way out! Questions and Practice