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David Eisenberg Biology 2012-’13 David Eisenberg –B.S. Physics UCI –M.S. Science Education: CSULB –10 th year at Los Al 2 nd year teaching biology
Teacher Contact Email: email@example.com@losal.org Phone: 799-4780 ex. 82703 I prefer email to phone. Voice mail only until 2:30pm.
Teacher Availability Before school 7:15 am -7:40 am After school by appointment.
Classwork 2 hours per week –Bookwork / Notebooks –Worksheets – Labs –Studying Assignments are posted on teacher website at http://www.losal.org/lahs http://www.losal.org/lahs
Website Go to losal.org/lahs Click Teachers link Click Eisenberg, D Use links on left side of page
Grades 30 % Tests 10 % Final 20 % Labs and Projects –Thank you for your $5-$10 donation! We could not do the labs without it! 20 % Notebooks –(classwork, notes and vocabulary) 5 % Other Homework 10 % Quizzes 5 % Participation
Grading Scale Regular grading scale A= 90%-100% B= 80% - 89.9% C= 70% - 79.9% D = 55% -69.9 % F –below 55% Grades will be posted on the AERIES Grading SystemGrades will be posted on the AERIES Grading System
Intervention This year biology is introducing intervention to insure success for all students. After an exam students will have the opportunity to take an exam similar to the unit exam. –Students will have two weeks to complete intervention –Eligibility for a retake exam requires 90 min. of intervention + time to retake test. –Intervention will be offered before and after school Monday – Thursday 6:45- 7:35am and 2:45-3:30pm –Original and retake scores will be averaged regardless of scores. –Staffed by a credentialed biology teacher. All students who earn below a 70% on an exam are expected to attend intervention. –Complete Details will be sent home next week.
Course Topics: Intro to Science Biochemistry Cells Cell Energy Human Genetics Evolution Ecology Human Biology Kingdoms Tutors: Tutors are only useful in addition to students own 2 hours of work a week. Don’t pay to have someone else do your child’s homework!