Presentation on theme: "Academic Lab KYRENE AKIMEL A-AL MIDDLE SCHOOL 2014-2015."— Presentation transcript:
Academic Lab KYRENE AKIMEL A-AL MIDDLE SCHOOL 2014-2015
Ac Lab Is Changing! Formerly used for homework, catching up on missed assignments or meeting with teachers.
New Role of Ac Lab Ac Lab has been extended in time to provide opportunities for intervention or enrichment, to ensure that all students continue to improve and master new skills and content!
Ac Lab – First Quarter During the First Quarter, 6 th Grade Ac Lab will provide all students with foundations they need for success in middle school. Topics will include: study skills, social skills, team-building, leadership, how to get and stay organized, extracurricular opportunities for middle school students, and more!
New Ac Lab – 2 nd Quarter Onward… Students who are identified as being in need of intervention services in reading, writing and math will meet with teachers who will provide these services. Students are identified for intervention by analyzing data from a variety of assessments. Assessment is done on an ongoing basis throughout the year. Students may move into or out of intervention groups fluidly, as their academic needs change.
Ac Lab for Exploration Students not in intervention groups will be scheduled into classes that provide exploration in a variety of topics! These could include connections to science, the arts, technology, community service and health/fitness.
Learning Lab Offered to all students. One hour before school begins. Learning Lab provides extra help for school assignments, quiet place to study, opportunity to get caught up on work missed due to absence, etc. Attendance is voluntary.
Homework Club Purpose: Students who did not complete work in class or for homework are required to attend Homework Club to finish assignments. Student receives a pass to go to Homework Club at lunch. Students may still purchase a lunch before going to Homework Club, or bring a lunch from home. Students have lunch at Homework Club while finishing their work. Attendance is required.
Successful Students! Ac Lab, Learning Lab and Homework Club are all provided in an effort to help students experience the highest success possible and to fulfill their learning potential!