Welcome to Coordinate Algebra!

December 28, 2015

AB Course - Important Information -

Please read this newsletter for Important Information about our course. I look forward to working with you this semester!

Need help with Orientation and getting started? Click here!

How to Submit Coordinate Algebra Assignments

For all assignments, work needs to be typed and submitted in the appropriate dropbox as one document.

When you are asked to graph, you may use the online graphing calculator at Desmos.com. Just take a snapshot of your graph and paste it into your typed Word document. Desmos is a free calculator application which is very useful.

Make sure you put a heading on each assignment as follows:

First Name Last Name
Assignment Name and Date
Coordinate Algebra AB
(18, 16, 14 or 12) Week Session

Do you need some help getting started?

You are cordially invited to join us on Adobe Connect for a quickstart to navigating your Fall 2015 GaVS course. We will discuss everything you need to know. Learn NEW and EXCITING tips. Having email issues we can help! All sessions are recorded. Recording links posted here after each live session. Attendees will receive a training certificate for their participation and attendance.


Tuesday, January 5, 7pm Thursday, January 14, 11am

Tuesday, January 19, 7pm Thursday, January 28, 11am

Tuesday, February 2, 7pm Tuesday, February 16, 7pm

Enter the meeting as a Guest.

Type your first and last name. Click enter room.

Session Link: Adobe Brightspace Help Classroom

Join us and become a Brightspace expert!

Reminder About Late Work Policy for Spring 2016

Please be aware of the pacing guide and due dates for all assignments. Extensions past the last day of school will NOT be granted. Student work is due bi-weekly on THURSDAYS at midnight (11:59 pm) EST. Check course schedules for specific due dates. Work turned in after the deadline on the course schedule will be accepted within 3 school days following due date with a late penalty assessed. Late penalty begins on Friday and is deducted at a rate of 10% of the assignment value per school day. Work submitted on Friday, Saturday, and Sunday is considered 1 day late.

At the end of the semester, all class work must be submitted prior to the time period the final exam is available. Thus, if final exams begin Wednesday of the last week of school, all other assignments which can still be accepted based on course schedule due dates, except the final exam, must be submitted by Tuesday of the last week of school.

Fall & Spring late work policy example: David turns in an assignment at 3:15 pm on Sunday. He scores a 7 out of 15 on the assignment. David will lose 1.5 points on this assignment (15 * .10) and the score recorded in the grade book is 5.5/15. A note should be made in the grade book detailing the late work deduction.

Let's have a productive and enjoyable learning experience this semester!

If you have questions or concerns, feel free to email me or call at the number below. You may also reference the Fall 2015 Student Handbook for additional information and answers to general questions.

Mrs. Laurie Lombardi

Mathematics Teacher

Georgia Virtual School

m: (404) 594-4554

e: Laurie.Lombardi@gavirtualschool.org

w: www.gavirtualschool.org

Stay updated about GaVL

Twitter / Facebook / Pinterest / YouTube

Reminder of Late Work Policy

Work turned in after the deadline on the course schedule will be accepted

within 2 school days with a late penalty assessed. Late penalty begins on the first school day following the day that the assignment was due and is deducted at a rate of 10% of the assignment value per school day.

Let me know if you have any questions!

Contact Me

Let's all do our best work and get everything turned in on time! Contact me if you have questions.