• Learning Support

    Mrs. Krissinger

    Grade 8

    jkrissinger@wssd.org

    (610) 892-3470 X 7318

     

    Expectations:

    -To learn the Executive Functioning Curriculum and practice Reading, Writing and Math skills

    -To become an independent learner and accept responsibility for learning

    -Use the computer as a tool

    -Seek help when needed

    -Come prepared for learning support

     Purpose:

    * To help students do as well as possible in all subjects

    -          Provide assistance in subject matter

    -          Teach study skills/ test-taking strategies

    -          Teach organization skills

    -          Monitor progress in classes by communicating with teachers

    -          Encourage note taking

    -          Work on time management

    -          Encourage students to form goals and maintain a positive outlook about school

    -          Discuss goals and ways to attain these goals

    -          Monitor progress achieving competency or mastery on IEP goals

      Rules:

    Arrive for class on time

    Come prepared for class

    Complete any assignments

    Respect teacher and classmates

    Speak in a friendly manner

     Grading:

    * Each child has the opportunity to earn 10 points each class period

    -          3 points for working the entire period/ on task

    -          3 points for filling out agenda book

    -          2 points for being prepared for class

    -          2 points for being respectful and cooperative to teacher and classmates

    * There will be a daily skill review as well. At times, these skills will be graded for accuracy as well.