We have been busy this month getting to know one another and the expectations of 8th grade. We spend time each day completing a warm up activity, and then reviewing topics being covered in class, including homework. This is the perfect time for students to let me know if they are having difficulty with their homework or are not clear on what is going on in class. I encourage students to let me know when they are having difficulties with their work. Self-advocacy is a skill that is hard for many students but an important skill to develop as we prepare for high school.
We have begun to make tool kit cards for math class. These index cards will have examples for students to follow when completing classwork and homework. At this time we have completed 4-5 cards and students should have them with them at all times.
Please encourage your student to use them when completing their homework.
I am available for after school help on Monday's and Wednesday's from 2:30 to 3:15/3:30. Students may come on a regular basis or come 'as needed'.
We have had a great start to the school year and I am sure it will continue.
Please do not hesitate to contact me at anytime.
The 8 Blue TEam