West Wilkes Middle School Weekly Faculty Newsletter
Week of February 8-12, 2016
To preview the site... http://www.virtualjobshadow.com/
All teachers have administrative right for their school.
Teacher Login: your school email address
Teacher Password: email user name
Student Login: Student ID/Lunch #
WCS Third Highest Usage of tutor.com/appstate in the GU Cohort!
Tutor.com Class Access Form
It's a new semester and a great time to remind students of this great resource they have available to them to get homework help. As a reminder, teachers who want to introduce this to their entire class and have the class log on all at the same time, we now have that option. Just make sure you fill out the request form PRIOR to having a class log on.
Below is a visual reminder of how students log in. Please review how to use tutor.com/appstate with students.
The College Going Culture Survey helps those involved with the GEAR UP Grant in Wilkes; as well as those at Appalachian State University, get an idea of where we are in creating that culture. It also provides insight to where we need to better our programs and resources. The overarching goal of creating a college going culture is for all students to be prepared for a full range of post-secondary options through structural, motivational, and experiential opportunities.
Creating a College Going Culture Resource Guide by Melissa Friedman and Aimee Dorr is a super resource that provides information about the critical principles of creating a college going culture as well as information on building and sustaining that culture. If you are interested in reading the resource guide, click the College Going Culture Survey title above.
GEAR UP Club!
While on the campus of ASU, students will also tour the college and have dinner in the dining hall.
This FREE activity was possible through a combined efforts of the WWMS Faculty & Administration, WECHS Faculty & Administration, GEAR UP WCS, & GEAR UP WCC .
Career & Technical Education Presentation
Appalachian State University GEAR UP Juntos Mentoring Program
Week of January 25-29, 2016
Virtual Job Shadow
NC Standards: (P.CR.3.1; P.CR.3.2)
Students will recognize the benefits of work and gain awareness of factors that motivate educational decisions that lead to adults career choices,
This lesson is a video tutorial. If you are unable to view the video in google docs, download it onto your computer.
Virtual Job Shadow Sign in Link for Students (Post this on your teacher wiki or webpage)
GU 101 Lesson 17 Why People Work
This lesson comes directly from www.cfnc.org
Why People Work
NC Standards: Why People Work (P.CR.3.1; P.CR.3.2)
Students will recognize the benefits of work and gain awareness of factors that motivate adults’ career choices, including personal fulfillment, helping others, and earning a living.
NO GU 101 Due to Weather Related Events
Why Work Hard in School?
NC Standards (EEE.SE.2.3; P.C. 2.2; RED.CR.3.3; EEE.CR.3.1; EI.CR.3.2;P.CR.4.1; P.CR.4.2)
Students will recognize the value of completing schoolwork and earning good grades, purpose of taking classes in different subjects, and learn to calculate GPA.
FREE Middle School Tutoring Resource!
Mrs. Stinson and I are working to be sure all students have access to their accounts before the GU lessons begin.
Student ID/Lunch #
Student Birthday (no "0" placeholders)
Example:08/28/1992 would be entered as 8281992
Please Join Us!
GEAR UP UCAN Council Meeting
Monday, Feb. 22nd, 4pm
East Wilkes Middle School Media Center
Please join us!
GEAR UP District Coordinator
North Wilkes Middle School/West Wilkes Middle School
Central Office Phone: 336-651-7049
Monday and Tuesday: West Wilkes Middle
Wednesday and Thursday: North Wilkes Middle
Friday: Central Office
This Week's Lesson
What Color is Your Personality?
Students will be able to identify characteristics of the four basic personality types, explain why productive groups are made up of a variety of personality types and describe ways to diffuse group conflicts.