COMPETENCY BASED CREDITS 2014 Fall CBC LAB SCHEDULE TUESDAYS (when school is in session) 3:30pm – 5:30pm Unit C – Room 7 CONTACTS Andrea Quick – Director [email protected] Nicholas Messer – Coordinator [email protected] RESOURCES http://ple.platoweb.com McDowell Education Center 2700 McKinley Ave. Columbus, IN 47201 376-4451 www.adatum.com 2014 Fall Session Enrollment CBC Instructional Lab Hours Enrollment Begins Tuesdays Time: 3:30pm - 5:30pm Time: 3:30pm – 5:30pm *Tuesdays…………………...Beginning Aug 19th *When school is in session PLATO CUSTOM SOLUTIONS **Dates are subject to change to integrate with middle and high school Features courses and content designed classrooms, labs, or blended and virtual *Last day to register for fall courses is September 30th. **Final date for enrollments of Seniors: Determined by each individual situation DEADLINES September 30th: Last day to register for 2014 fall CBC courses learning programs. Our rigorous courses and titles captivate students, leading to increased time-on-task, development of core and elective subject skills, and student achievement – all in a self-paced environment that promotes individual accountability All courses MUST be registered by 5:30pm December 16th: ENRO LLM E NT REQ UI R EM E NTS □ $80 per course or Last day to complete 2014 Fall CBC courses All courses MUST be completed by 5:30pm PLATO’S WEB SOLUTIONS PLATO Learning Environment’s instructional design employs a Accommodations Form □ mastery-based model and is based Counselor Recommendation □ Course McDowell Education Center Competency Based Credits (CBC) Recommendations □ on cognitive learning theory. The LOCATED IN ROOM 7, UNIT C ON THE SOUTHWESTSIDE OF THE MAIN ENTRANCE curriculum provides scaffolding and guided practice while maintaining rigor and relevance. Student MUST be present during enrollment Rigor, Relevance, and Relationship! PLATO’S E-DESIGN COMPENTENCY BASED CREDITS (CBC) Engaging graphics and Competency Based Credit (CBC) is a program focused on credit recovery or credit animation accrual for students who attend a high school within Bartholomew Consolidated Social learning tools to effect student-teacher School Corporation. The program offers a wide range of academic core classes interaction that is delivered by way of a computer based educational software program, the Assessment tied to rigorous curriculum Plato Learning Environment (PLE). The assignments that the student must complete are aligned to the Indiana State Standards for the particular class that Personalized learning to promote motivation, engagement, and the student is enrolled. Each student works independently on his/her classes by way of the computer but all final tests must be completed at the McDowell Lab. achievement PLATO LEARNING CURRICULUM Math Courses Language Arts Courses Ma t h Pre-Algebra 1-1 Pre-Algebra 1-2 English 7-1 English 7-2 Algebra 1-1 Algebra 1-2 English 8-1 English 8-2 Algebra 2-1 Algebra 2-2 English 9-1 English 9-2 Geometry 1-1 Geometry 1-2 English 10 -1 English 10 -2 Pre-Calculus 1-1 Pre-Calculus 1-2 English 11 -1 English 11 -2 English 12 -1 English 12 -2 McDowell Education Center Competency Based Credits (CBC) L a n g u a g e A rt s LOCATED IN ROOM 7, UNIT C ON THE SOUTHWESTSIDE OF THE MAIN ENTRANCE . Science Courses Social Studies Courses Civics 1-1 Civics 1-2 Biology 1-1 Biology 1-2 Geography 1-1 Geography 1-2 Chemistry 1-1 Chemistry 1-2 MS US History 1-1 MS US History 1-2 Earth Space Science 1-1 Earth Space Science 1-2 US History 1-1 US History 1-2 ICP 1-1 ICP 1-2 Government Economics MS Life Science 1-1 MS Life Science 1-2 World History 1-1 World History 1-2 MS Physical Science 1-1 MS Physical Science 1-2 Physics Recovery 1-1 Physics Recovery 1-2 Health S o ci a l S t u d i e s a n d S ci e n ce CBC GUIDELINES Eligibility Requirements BCSC COURSE RETAKE POLICY McDowell Education Center Competency Based Credits (CBC) LOCATED I N ROOM 7, UNI T C ON THE G ra d i n g S ca l e A course can be retaken if the original grade is C+ or lower. The original grade will remain on the transcript. 90% higher A The second grade will appear on the transcript. The higher of the two grades will be figured in the grade point 80% higher B average and class rank. This policy includes high school credits earned during middle school. 70% higher C 60% higher D Credit Recovery Grade Improvement Credit Accrual A student who has received an F and is re- A student who has received a C+ or lower Those students graduating early may be able taking the course to recover credits lost. and is re-taking the course, usually for to take a course for credit accrual. Credit See retake policy above for details on college admittance or to be Honors Diploma accrual courses will have more work transcript. eligible. See retake policy above for details required since they are “first time” for on transcript. SOUTHWEST credit. SI DE OF THE MAI N ENTRANCE EXCEPTIONS Extenuating circumstances or the “out of the norm” situations may exist that do not meet the above criteria, but in which a recommendation to take a CBC course is in the best educational interest of the student. G ra d e s Grades will be entered into PowerSchool once the course has been completed. A Certificate of Completion will be issued to the student, the home school, and entered into the student’s file once the course has been completed These exceptions will be approved through the home school counselor, principal, and the Director of Alternative Education. The Director of Alternative Education will receive communication on the exception. The exception MUST be noted on the referral form for CBC enrollment as it may necessitate different expectations or record keeping. (i.e. NCAA requirements for athletes). Fees Courses are to be completed in one semester. A $80 fee will be do at the time of enrollment. Accommodations are If not completed by the deadline, then the student MUST re-enroll and PAY for the class again the next semester. The student’s progress available through the home will roll over into the next semester as long as it was completed within six months. Students will be locked out of the Plato course until schools ONLY. Please see you counselor for more details. Home they have re-enrolled with a CBC instructor. A cutoff date will be established for CBC classes in order to have ample time to complete a course by the end of the semester. schools will be invoiced at the time of enrollment. Courses will be activated once payment as been Students will be assigned ONLY 1-2 courses to be enrolled in at the same time received.