Presentation on theme: "Mathematics Department Persis Beaven. Welcome to my classroom Goal for the open house ◦ Introduction ◦ To help you understand the work your child."— Presentation transcript:
Welcome to my classroom Goal for the open house ◦ Introduction ◦ To help you understand the work your child will be doing throughout the school year ◦ To explain expectations of your child ◦ Share information about how you can support your child’s learning
US ARMY veteran B.S. Mathematics, minor Secondary Education Master of Arts in Teaching Math UTEP undergraduate, Precalculus and Calculus lab instructor UTEP graduate student, Supplemental Instructor for Precalculus @ EPCC EPCC adjunct faculty 4 th year teaching high school
Texas Education Agency, ◦ Math, grades 8-12 ◦ English as a Second Language Supplemental Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, ◦ Mathematics
Class of 2017 (Junior Class) Math UIL Girls Who Code, Northwest Early College HS (Ms. Catherine Tabor, Club Host) Gay and Straight Student Alliance Mock Trial, Advisor
Respect Positive attitude Follow directions Perform at a college math level ◦ Fractions ◦ Basic math operations ◦ Limited use of calculator ◦ Bring laptop when asked ◦ Be on time and do not abuse of restroom privileges ◦ Ask questions ◦ Ask for help when needed ◦ Do your OWN homework ◦ Be ready to work everyday
Pre-AP Algebra 2 ◦ To learn algebraic concepts and the relationships among them to better understand the structure of algebra. ◦ To study functions and equations, and to understand their central relationship to all mathematics. ◦ To learn how equations and functions are algebraic tools that can be used to represent and solve problems related to other fields, such as in geometry, physics, chemistry, and biology. ◦ To pass the Math TSI!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Dual Credit Precalculus ◦ Same as in Algebra 2, but multiplied by 10 ◦ To earn college and high school math credit ◦ To support other subjects, such as chemistry, physics, and biology ◦ To be ready for calculus ◦ To have the Dual Credit Physics and Dual Credit Chemistry pre-requisite
Classwork/Homework: 50% ◦ This may include online homework, paper homework, Edmodo question, daily assignments, bell ringer, journal, binder check, and small group projects. Exams/Quizzes/Projects: 40% ◦ This may include Mid Six Week exams, quizzes, individual and group projects, and presentations. Six Weeks Exam: 10% ◦ Six Weeks Final Exam, district assessment, and/or TSI exam score.
Semester Final Grade ◦ 1 st Six Weeks30% ◦ 2 nd Six Weeks30% ◦ 3 rd Six Weeks30% ◦ Final Exam10%
EPCCCISD Four Unit Exams 400 points and Final Exam 100 points70% Homework100 points14% Quizzes50 points8% Attendance25 points4% Participation25 points4% Semester grade Total700 points Canutillo Six Weeks grade is not a good representation of the overall final grade
Paper homework ◦ No late work accepted ◦ Homework extension request form Online homework ◦ ALEKS ◦ MyMathLab What is MyMathLab? What is MyMathLab? ◦ Edmodo ◦ Geogebra ◦ DESMOS Projects ◦ Group or individual ◦ In class or at home ◦ Project Excuse FormForm
Create a PARENT PORTAL account Stop by the office to have access granted Download the Canutillo ISD app Ask your child to show you his/her MyMathLab or ALEKS gradebook Check my webpage for daily calendar Sign up for Remind friendly reminders Ask your child about his/her school day without asking your child “so how was school today?”
Quick questions ◦ M-F 8:20 am to 8:50 am After school ◦ T and W 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm NECHS tutors ◦ pending EPCC tutoring center ◦ M-Th 7:00 am to 5:00 pm ◦ F 7:00 am to 4:00 pm ◦ VV open on Saturdays
Mrs. Persis Beaven ◦ Phone: (915) 877-1700 ◦ Email: firstname.lastname@example.org@canutillo-isd.org ◦ Webpage: http://nwechs.canutillo-isd.org/teacher_pages/mathematics/beaven ◦ Remind: text to the number 81010 PARENTS Dual Credit Precalculus text @parentdcrp PARENTS Algebra 2 text @parentsal2 PARENTS Class of 2017text @parents217