Get interested in the class! Find a reason(s) to want to like the class. If you are interested in what you are learning not only will you learn it better you will want to go to class and do the work which will help you get a better grade.
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As you go through school, the question, “Am I learning the skills necessary for my future job?” should be floating somewhere in your mind.
Examples of skills you may need are:
These skills are predicted to being crucial to a successful 21st-century entrepreneur.
The above skills will allow you to become a problem solver, creative thinker and will help you be able to quickly change with unpredictable times ahead.
Which of the skills above are you learning in your classes? Do you think there are skills you will need that are missing from the above list? Comment below.
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I study for tests in a couple different ways. One way I study for tests is by using study guides when they are provided to me. I also quiz myself or ask a family member for help when I need it. I ask questions in class to make sure I understand what I am doing so that when a test comes, I won’t be clueless. My type of studying depends on the type of test I am going to take such as math, science, English, and social studies. In conclusion, I study for tests in several different ways that really help me on tests.
Technique-binder checks, Cornell Notes, learning logs, etc. 30%
Participation-Grade checks, presentations, etc. 30%
Types of Assignments
Below are listed the types of assignments I give and how many points they are worth. When making up missing assignments a student would be wise to make-up the assignments worth the most points first.
Tutorials – 25 points
Essays – 20 points
Projects – 20 points
Binder Checks/Pioneer Passport Checks – 10 points
Cornell Notes- 5 points
Learning Logs- 5 points
Grade Checks-5 points
A = Outstanding Level of Performance (90-100%)
- Indicates that the pupil has done excellent work and has mastered the course and/or assignment objectives, consistently does excellent work with skill and thoroughness; and consistently has applied knowledge gained to new situations.
B = High Level of Performance (80-89%)
- Indicates that the pupil has done above average work, mastered almost all of the course and/or assignment objectives; and has applied knowledge gained to new situations.
C = Satisfactory Level of Performance (70-79%)
- Indicates that the pupil has done average work and has mastered many of the objectives of the course and/or assignment.
D = Needs Improvement in Performance (60-69%)
- Indicates that the pupil has done below average work and has mastered few of the objectives of the course and/or assignment.
F = Unsatisfactory Level of Performance (59% and below)
- Indicates that the pupil’s work fell below a level of acceptance for the course and/or assignment and was unsatisfactory.