Homework/Grading Policy & Learning Goals

  • All classes will follow the same grading scale:

    Summative Projects: 70% of class grade

    Daily Assignments & Classwork: 30% of class grade

    Online Learning & Homework: Students should expect 1 - 2 hours of work for each scheduled online learning day. Online learning and in-person learning will follow the same grading scale as listed above. All online learning lessons, assignments and homework reminders will be posted on our Google Classroom page.

    To see your overall grade for my class, please use your Q account.  Our secrateries can help students and parents log into those accounts by contacting them at Washington MS

     

    Learning Goals for each Grade Level

    7th Grade Goals

    Our Classroom Learning Goals

    Students will:

    1. Ask questions and define problems

    2. Define criteria and constraints of a design problem

    3. Design & Evaluate solutions for design problems through writing, sketching, solid modeling & mathematical models

    4. Develop models, both physically and in a cad program, for solutions created to problems

    5. Participate effectively in conversations and collaborations with all classmates



    6th Grade Goals

    Our Classroom Learning Goals

    Students will:

    1. Develop touch-keyboarding skills with speed and accuracy
    2. Build basic knowledge of creating, formatting, saving and editing documents on a network
    3. Build skills around digital wellness and safety
    4. Participate effectively in conversations and collaborations with all classmates

     

    8th Grade Goals

    Our Classroom Learning Goals

    Students will:

    1. Trace the history, development and influence of automation and robotics
    2. Create mechanical systems that transfer energy to create machine automation
    3. Develop coding skills to control mechanical builds
    4. Participate effectively in conversations and collaborations with all classmates

     

     

    Please contact me with any questions!

    aelam@mcpsmt.org