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Classroom Expectations School Year 2012 – 2013. NovaNET Lab Mrs. Metcalf. Welcome to . Go Raiders!. Attendance requirements. Be prompt Be ready to learn when class begins. Be prepared Have folders and notebooks with you at the computer. Be a polite and positive participant - PowerPoint PPT Presentation

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Classroom Expectations

Classroom Expectations School Year 2012 2013

NovaNET LabMrs. Metcalf

1Welcome to

Go Raiders!

2Attendance requirementsBe promptBe ready to learn when class begins.Be preparedHave folders and notebooks with you at the computer.Be a polite and positive participantSpeak in a normal tone of voice.Be productiveWork the entire class period, and always do your best.

3Attendance requirementsAfter 10 absents your Counselor and Assistant Principle will be informed. This could lead to you being removed from NovaNET.NovaNET is a privilege.If you are not willing to follow the NovaNET rules. You will be taken out of NovaNET.4Grading PoliciesYou will not receive a grade each six weeks.

Your grade will be given when you have finished ALL course work.

Final Grade for all courses without offline assignments:

Module lessons and Tests grades = (50%)Proctored Final Exam = (50%)

5Grading PoliciesYou will not receive a grade each six weeks.

Your grade will be given when you have finished ALL course work.

Final Grade for all courses with offline assignments:

Module lessons and Tests grades = (25%)Offline Assignments = (25%)Proctored Final Exam = (50%)

6Grading PoliciesYou will receive credit on any part of the module in which you score 90% or better.Module 01 Introduction to BiologyAverageKeepsReturnsCompletesTimePlacea ScoreLessonLessonScorea)Inventory AssessmentT-bioa1t(1,1)b)Introduction to Biology45YesNoYesL-biomod01c)The Scientific Method45YesYesYesL-biomethd)Scientific Skills45YesYesYesL-bioskille)Biology Basics45YesYesYesL-biowhatf)Cycles of Life45YesYesYesL-biocycleg)Mastery AssessmentT-bioa1t(2,1)80Average time to complete this module:225minutes8080807560807Grading Policies2. You must achieve a score of 80% on the Mastery Assessment to gain credit for that module. Two attempts at the mastery assessment, if 80% has not been achieved you will be reassigned the prescriptions.

You will take a proctored final exam when all of the course modules are completed.Module 01 Introduction to BiologyAverageKeepsReturnsCompletesTimePlacea ScoreLessonLessonScorea)Inventory AssessmentT-bioa1t(1,1)b)Introduction to Biology45YesNoYesL-biomod01c)The Scientific Method45YesYesYesL-biomethd)Scientific Skills45YesYesYesL-bioskille)Biology Basics45YesYesYesL-biowhatf)Cycles of Life45YesYesYesL-biocycleg)Mastery AssessmentT-bioa1t(2,1)80Average time to complete this module:225minutes8Grading PoliciesYou will take a proctored final exam when all of the course modules are completed.

If you dont obtain a score of 70% or better on the final exam after two attempts, intervention materials will be assigned. These materials must be completed successfully before you can re-take the final exam.

All offline assignments will be graded by a teacher appointed by Mr. Williams or Mrs. Cornwell. Teachers will return work once they have finished.9Note taking requirementsYou are required to take notes if you fail the Pre-test.

You can then use your notes onThe Mastery Assessment test.

10Note-Taking Techniques

Note-Taking helps you understand material and comprehend what you read Lessons gives you ideas on the type of information to record for future reference

Note taking requirementsNote-Taking is not an option! You will take notes. Purchase a spiral note book to take notes in. You can receive 2 extra points for notes.11Usage requirements (time on NovaNET)

You need to get logged into NovaNET and be ready to work when the bell rings.

To finish in 9 weeks means spending50 minutes a day in NovaNET.

If you fall behind take advantage of working at home afterschool NovaNET.

12List of courses to completeCheck the front of your file folder.

It will have your courses listed in pencil.

Eng II-A SpeechSmith, SamAll folders and notebooksmust remain in theNovaNET Lab.13English offline assignments will come from C-scope, you must do this work or credit will not be given. If you dont do the short answers work will not be give to teachers and credit will not be give to you.REPORTS and RESEARCH PAPERS: They must be turned-in on time for a satisfactory report! Reports and research papers must score a grade of 70% or higher to earn course credit.REMINDER: The English research reports must have cited referencesinserted in the paragraphs plus a separate Work Cited page. You needat least eight cited reference sources. The first draft and all papers must be turned in with the Final copy.EnglishOffline work requirements14Mathematics Algebra I, Algebra II and Geometry are very hard to do on NovaNET you will be on your own to work these. I will not be able to help. Or you may check in with Mrs. Metcalf and receive a pass to room 108 WEST for help. You must check with her first or be counted absent. Electives all electives will have some type of offline assignments.

Mathematics

Offline work requirements15If you need the internet to look up information you must ask permissionbefore doing so.

If you dont ask, then you will be given an office referral.You may use the text books to look up information.Take all the notes you want if you do so you mayuse them on tests.

16Completion requirements (expected time to complete assignment courses)

Each course can be completed in 9 week period or less time it will depend on the course.

17Computer issue reporting

Please check your area when you enter, ifthere is anything out of place or messed upplease let me know ASAP.

18Lab behavior policies

19Responsibility for CourseworkGet folder spiral notebook and pencil or pen.You are responsible for your own work, Mrs. Metcalf is here to show you where to find information.Most assignments are done on the computer with a few exceptions.20 Attitude expectations

No sexual harassment. Respecting others space. Proper use of language. No abusive, belittling, negative comments, or use of curse words. In any language! Respecting private conversations. Dont interrupting student-teacher conversations or counseling sessions. Only one student at a time may approach teacher. Depart class promptly. Log-off the computer, placing chair under workstation, and recourse materials back in their proper place. Students leave their journals in the classroom container.

Courtesy Students acceptable behavior starts with --21Computer Use

Internet access permitted only for visiting course related web sites. Any other sites will not be allowed.

NEVER -- download programs, change the desktop appearance, or delete or modify existing files. Offence earns office referral to an Assistant Principal and possible removal from the NovaNET program .KICK OFF TO SUCCESSPermission must be granted before use.22KICK OFF TO SUCCESSComputer Use Computers are not for playing games or e-mail activity. Office referral and possible removal from the NovaNET program.

No food or drinks in the NovaNET Lab.

23Phone UsageCell phones must be turned off as you enter through the doorway and during instructional time in the NovaNET Lab. If your phone rings because it is not turned off it will be taken up and turned in to the office.DO NOT COME IN THROUGH THE DOORWAY TALKING ON THE PHONE finish your conversion outside.Students, Thank you forTurning off your cell phone during instructional time.24Electronic devicesNOT allowed in NovaNET lab this year.

You dont have time to waste playing with these 25Hall Pass Policy

Destination Procedure Nurses Office. Must have a pass to see the nurse, make sure you get to the nurses office and have the pass signed before returning to NovaNET.

Counselors Office. Counselors will call or send a note for you to leave, do not ask to see your counselor without a note.

CM Lab. Teacher or aid will call lab assistant to confirm your arrival.

Restroom - take care of this before class there will not be anyRestroom breaks this year.YOU MUST SIGN OUT AND SIGN IN !!!26YOU MUST SIGN OUT AND SIGN IN !!!Hall Pass Policy

2nd PeriodNAMESIGNUTAREOUTDESTINATIONIN1Jones, Tom2Smith, Tom341. If you have a pass from another teacher or class, write thedestination and give the clip board to Mrs. Metcalf she will write in the time you leave. 2. When you return give the clip board to Mrs. Metcalf again, she will write in the time you return.27A note or phone call from your teacher will be required in order for you to do make-upwork in their room during your scheduled NovaNET period (do not ask if you can go to the teacher for a note, you must have itwhen you come to class.Students must be actively engaged in NovaNET work for the entire period.Disruptions, off-task behaviors or inappropriate language will not be acceptable.28

Pledge and Moment of SilenceAll students will rise and respect this announcement. You are not required to say the pledge, but must stand and follow classroom procedure.Nova Keys1. All students will do the Nova Keys lessons prior to starting their assigned course.2. No student can start their course without the course registration form from their counselor. See the handout on the required completion rate for satisfactory performance.29Internet abuse will not be acceptable

This also goes for looking at music videos and playing gameson the internet.30YOU ARE NOT IN NOVANET FOR A SOCIAL TIME.

IF YOU WANT TO TALK DO SO AFTER CLASS. IF YOU INSIST ON TALKING THEN YOU WILL RECEIVE OFFICE REFERRAL AND POSSIBLE REMOVAL FROM NovaNET.

Talking does disturb other students; not everyone likes to have noise when they are working.31

YOU ARE NOT IN NOVANET TO SLEEP.IF YOU CHOOSE TO SLEEP.YOU WILL BE GIVEN AN OFFICEREFER