PART 1: MATH 6-8 • What does math 6-8 look like? • What does DIGITS do for teachers/students? • How do I get help if DIGITS doesn’t work at home ? • What does my child see when they are using DIGITS ? • How do I help my child with their homework ? • How can I tell if the homework is really finished? • What additional help is available to my child ? MATH 6 - 8 THE MIDDLE, THE TRANSISTION! • VOCABULARY: precise language • CALCULATIONS and PROCEDURES: accurate and precise (even less calculator driven) • PROBLEM-SOLVING: unique, application-level • PERSEVERANCE : enhanced through revision, improvement, and challenge! 43 minutes 7 classes 160 + students 180 days (- 5 for snow and counting) …and a fire drill too ! • Pre-Made CCSSM-based resources: assists teachers with classroom presentations & lessons (practice link for students) • Readiness assessments: identifies missing/weak pre-requisite skills for each unit • “Interventions” • Customized mini-lesson and practice problems • Addresses gaps, ensures coherence • Topic Review: guides topic test study • Practice test: with resulting customized study guides for topic test study • Homework/Test banks: • lesson objective – based • skill, procedure and application level • NOT MULTIPLE CHOICE aka. MULTIPLE GUESS www.mymathuniverse.com www.successnetplus.com Getting TECH help at home PRACTICE: THIS IS HOW / WHERE STUDENTS CAN ACCESS “MINI-LESSON” OF ESSENTIAL CLASS CONTENT TO REVIEW or MAKE- UP FROM ABSENCES ! HMWK 6.1 Overview… what you should be able to do when the lesson is completed ANSWER KEY INCLUDED PART 1,2 ,3… the lesson and practice MULTIPLE SLIDES PER PART! KEY CONCEPT provides the essential notes / concepts for the lesson TO DO: ASSIGNMENT LIST / ACCESS TO ASSIGNMENTS (prior to deadlines) LEADS THE STUDENT THROUGH THE PROBLEM WITH INTERACTIVE STEPS, THEN PROVIDES A NEW PROBEM TO SOLVE FOR SCORING THIS IS THE “TEXTBOOK” EXAMPLE TO FOLLOW AND GUIDE.. THE “NOTES” … SPECIFIC TO THE PROBLEM BEING SOLVED LIMITED I-NET ACCESS? LIKE TO HAVE A PAPER? • • • • LOG INTO ACCOUNT PRINT ASSIGNMENT DO ASSIGNMENT LOG BACK IN AND ENTER ANSWERS FOR FEEDBACK AND ASSISTANCE IS THE HOMEWORK REALLY FINISHED? WHAT WAS THE GRADE? TRY AGAIN… Completed, but below 70% START… has never been opened! COMPLETED.. Finished, above 70%... Can still be improved! 3 attempts EVERY time assignment is opened prior to the deadline! Grade CLASS AVG --/--Never opened AVAILABLE HELP • See a teacher during homeroom, study hall, or ask them when is a convenient time! • MESSAGE the teacher thru DIGITS • HOMEWORK HELP SESSIONS • For grade 6 : MONDAY & WEDNESDAY 2:20-3:20 at SI • For grades 7 & 8: MONDAY – THURSDAY at SJHS • “DROP-IN” format, NO COST, no sign-up, • TRANSPORTATION HOME IS NEEDED! QUESTIONS? PLEASE FEEL FREE TO ASK QUESTIONS NOW OR TO SUBMIT THEM ON ONE OF THE INDEX CARDS… WE WILL EMAIL YOU BACK! PART 2: BREAKOUT MEET with your grade level teacher(s) GRADE 6 ROOM : GRADE 7 ROOM: GRADE 8 ROOM : Work at a chromebook to : - Log into digits Review a homework assignment Access the help features Walk thru the process your child should be using nightly!