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Title: Welcome Back! Author: Edmunds Last modified by: Michael Brancazio Created Date: 8/23/2008 9:00:14 PM Document presentation format: On-screen Show (4:3) – PowerPoint PPT presentation

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Title: Welcome to 8th Grade Math!


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Welcome to 8th Grade Math!
Mr. Michael Brancazio mbrancazio_at_aurora-schools.or
g (330) 954-2448 www.twitter.com/auroramrb
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Twitter
  • www.twitter.com/auroramrb
  • HW announcements
  • Hints/tips for upcoming assessments
  • Important and upcoming dates
  • Class Announcements

3
Typical Class Day
  • First 30 minutes group work
  • Resource Manager
  • Facilitator
  • Recorder/Reporter
  • Task Manager
  • 10 minutes closure
  • Final 5 minutes HW review

4
Textbook
  • College Preparatory Math
  • Core Connections 3
  • www.cpm.org

5
Textbook
  • Will be online based for home use.
  • Students received web address, username, and
    password
  • Online texts offers HW hints for each question.

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Teacher Webpage
  1. Go to Aurora Homepage
  2. Click on Harmon Middle School
  3. Click Teacher Webpages (Above Mr. As Head)
  4. Click on Brancazio, Michael
  5. Math 8 is our class

8
Supplies for Math
  • Folder
  • Textbook
  • Graphing Notebook
  • Calculator (Scientific)
  • Pencil
  • Planner

9
Grading
  • Summative - 70 (Approx 2-3 per quarter)
  • Formatives 15
  • Homework 5
  • Classwork/Participation 5
  • Group Challenges 5

10
Homework
  • Monday Friday
  • Approximately 30 minutes per night
  • Use online HW Hints as support tool
  • Announced daily
  • On whiteboard
  • On Twitter
  • On homework hotline (online)

11
Assessments
  • Periodic quizzes, tests, entrance slips, exit
    slips
  • Retake summatives with a score less than 70
  • Can only receive up to a 70 on a retake

12
Extra Help
  • Available Help
  • Math Intervention during recess
  • Formatives will be used to determine who attends
    Math Intervention
  • Dont have to be assigned to attend
  • Before school media center
  • After school media center
  • ARC
  • ASK QUESTIONS IN CLASS and PARTICIPATE!!!!!!!!!!!

13
Gradebook
  • Will attempt to grade all assignments within 24
    hours
  • Please check comments next to each graded
    assignment

14
Absences
  • Students are responsible for getting the
    information missed and making up assignments,
    activities, and tests/quizzes.

15
Goals
  • Good study habits
  • Organization
  • A spirit of inquiry
  • Motivation for success
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