Classroom Procedures A new perspective… M s. W i l b u r Room D103
Class begins … when the bell rings You should NOT be late to class. –A 4 th really isn’t that far away. –I have actually been there and I can make it to D 1 st in under 4 minutes, with a bag of books…and I’M OLD!
Class begins … when the bell rings You should NOT be late to class. –In only 50 short minutes, you will get to talk to your friends again about what ever life-altering situation is so much more important than science…
Class begins … when the bell rings You should NOT be late to class. –Besides, I am well aware that you will actually succeed in getting away with texting in some of your classes…. –NOT mine, of course!
Class begins … when the bell rings Binders/Notebooks should be out and ready for action. You should NOT sound like a herd of unsettled buffalos!
Tardy Policy Tardy Policy If you arrive to class late please sign the Tardy Log. If you have an excused pass, make sure your name is on it and give it to me.
Tardy Policy Tardy Policy If you arrive to class late please sign the Tardy Log. You should not be with other teachers when you are scheduled to be in this classroom.
Tardy Policy Tardy Policy If you arrive to class late please sign the Tardy Log. Make sure I am aware of your arrival so that I alter my attendance records accordingly.
Tardy Policy Tardy Policy If you arrive to class late please sign the Tardy Log. If you miss lab safety procedures and instructions, you will not be able to participate in that day’s lab.
Tardy Policy Tardy Policy If you arrive to class late please sign the Tardy Log. Excessive Tardy’s = Loss of Loss of Class Participation Points
As much as I do love my job… There are some mornings that I wish I could have stayed in bed. However, I can’t sleep through class… Neither can you! If you put your head down on the desk… I will call on you!
Daily Announcements today’s date reminders important announcements are posted to the left of the smart board Read these everyday!
Calendar Includes all important SHS dates: progress reports end of terms early Thursdays events
Bathroom Procedure Ask Sign out Take Pass Return Pass Sign Back In It is important not to miss vital lab and safety instructions at the beginning of class.
Bathroom Procedure Ask Sign out Take Pass Return Pass Sign Back In Please use the bathroom during activity time, not while I’m teaching.
Be prepared for class! Unless you have a photographic memory… …you need a writing utensil !
Do not ask to go to your locker during class Be prepared for class!
Name: __________________ Date: _______ Class: _____ The tops of almost every paper I give you look like this for a reason. Can you guess why? You only have to learn the last names of 5 or 6 teachers and the hour in which you see each of them. I have to learn the first and last names of like 120 students and the hours in which I see all of you.
It’s rude to interrupt ! Ask for missed worksheets BEFORE the bell rings… NOT after I begin teaching or explaining today’s lab/activity… Otherwise, wait until I’m done.
Make-Up Work Labs, activities, & quizzes must be made up after school. ASAP!!!
Make-Up Work Your agenda book outlines allowed time for make-up work.
Make-Up Work I am usually here until at least 2:45 for make-up work or extra help. If you let me know you are coming I will remain in my room.
Late work will NOT be accepted! You can NOT hand in work when ever you feel like doing it! It is due…when it is due.
Wilbur World of Science Become familiar with my website!
Wilbur World of Science Each unit for this course will be outlined here!!!
Wilbur World of Science Most worksheets and diagrams etc can be downloaded and printed from this site.
Wilbur World of Science I will try to update the agenda daily to accurately reflect what we do in class.
Wilbur World of Science I may require you to access links or templates at this site in order to complete homework or project assignments.
This is Science class! Science work is done in science class.
This is Science class! Math, English and history work are done in other classes.
This is Science class! Does this really need to be explained?
This is Science class! If I you are not busy enough, I would be happy to give you more work to do.
Lab Instructions / Demo Be quiet when I am giving instructions!
Lab Instructions / Demo You are required to look at me while I am demonstrating lab procedures!
Lab Instructions / Demo If you have to ask me something I just explained…you were NOT listening!
You want me to what… listen and take notes??? YESSSSSSSSSSSSS If I teach it…You are required to hear, learn and know it!
You want me to what… listen and take notes??? Which means I might ask it on your quiz! Just because you didn’t hear it, doesn’t mean I didn’t explain it.
You want me to what… listen and take notes??? Contrary to the opinion’s of many former students, I don’t speak just because I like to hear myself… I’m actually an introvert… I enjoy silence!
READ!!! If I take the time to research it, summarize it and type it … You are required to read it!
Cheating is UNACCEPTABLE! Cheating is UNACCEPTABLE! There is absolutely NO talking while taking exams, quizzes or completing practical assessments. Copying HW’s, Lab’s, or any other assignment is considered cheating.
In case of fire alarm… Turn Right out of room.Turn Right out of room. exit through D -1 st doors.exit through D -1 st doors. Proceed to the grass area of the track.Proceed to the grass area of the track. You MUST stay with me.You MUST stay with me.
End of Class… As you leave, please make sure the room looks the way it did when you got here.
End of Class… Your work area should not look like a tornado hit it!
End of Class… Clean up after yourself! Each group will be responsible for the entire table/area.
End of Class… Return supplies to their original location Push in chairs Throw all trash away
This class ends… when the bell rings! And not a moment sooner!
This class ends… when the bell rings! Packing up your belongings early is considered disrespectful and disruptive.
This class ends… when the bell rings! Remain in your seat until the bell rings. Do not stand in my doorway…ever!!!
I am always looking for Constructive Criticism. Especially from you!
If there are things you would like to discuss about the class, or other concerns, please feel free to talk with me. See me after school, during a free period, or drop me a note.
Thank You for your undivided attention throughout this presentation