70 Points- Critical Thinking-- Socratic seminars, post-lab analyses 50 Points- Evaluate/Create grades -- problem-based projects, research projects, lab reports 40 Points- Content Literacy -- quizzes, tests 40 Points *** - Ethics and Responsibility -- time management, class participation, peer collaboration, technology literacy and usage 30 Points- Flex Options -- outside of school hours field trips, meet-ups, telescope time 20 Points- Tech Literacy -- blogging, discussion posts, presentations, community outreach
You are expected to monitor the CHS Portal frequently to stay up to date on your progress in ESS.
All grades will be posted on the CHS Portal as soon as possible after each assessment.
***Professional Ethics and Responsibility: You will begin each nine weeks grading period with 40 points as your professional ethics grade. Five (5) points will be deducted each time you miss a deadline related to the class (assignment submissions, discussion board posts, presentations not ready, etc.) Five (5) points will be deducted each time participation in class is lacking. You are required to participate in all collaborative lessons, add to discussions during class, and to watch all documentaries without the distraction of technological devices.
Progress reports will be printed. Students with a 75% or lower will be required to return the report signed by a parent or guardian by the next day of class.