Google Chrome – Google Chrome is a free internet browser like Internet Explorer or Firefox. This is synchronized with all Google services, all passwords, and bookmarks are saved and can be accessed from any device (including your phone) when logged in to your Google account.
Google Drive – A safe place in the cloud to keep all your files. Similar to your hard drive, but accessible from any computer when logging into your Google account.
Google Docs – Very much like Microsoft Word – all your documents, editable and shareable, wherever you are, on any device. Everything saves automatically. No way to completely lose a document. Microsoft Word and Google Docs are compatible – one translates to the other.
Google Slides – Very much like PowerPoint – only easier and simple. PowerPoint can be translated to Google Slides and Slides to PowerPoint. Tell stories with presentations you can create from anywhere.
Google Sheets – Very much like Excel – only easier and more user friendly. Make your data count with spreadsheets you can edit anywhere.
Google Forms – Is used to create online surveys, quick summative assessments, and quizzes. Get a summary of your survey results as they come in, get immediate feedback, and have Google correct your quizzes.
New Google Sites – a free web page-creation tool both for personal and corporate use.
Google Classroom – a content management system for schools that aids in distribution and grading of assignments and providing in-class comm
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In 2013, United Way of Benton & Franklin Counties launched a goal to reduce the number of per student middle school absences by partnering with local schools, organizations and businesses to increase student attendance rates. The EMS attendance matters team work with identified students to:
-Meet with students to create "GOAL SHEET"
-Explain the "BINGO BOARD" to students after they identify goals/incentives
-Help students self-select a "Check-in Adult" to meet with every morning.
-Call parents to inform them of the plan
-Reward students who receives a "Bingo" (attends 5 days of school in a row) they select a small incentive and/or larger incentive for "Blackout Bingo"
Attendance Matters (Progress Report)
If you're interested in more information about Attendance Matters, contact:
Donelle Dorsett (967-6218)
How can my Counselor help with academic struggles?
- Meet with you regularly to review your progress
- Set up Binder/Locker Checks to help with organization
- Facilitate parent/student/teacher conferences to create a plan
- Establish Planner Signing with teacher
- Implement Wildcat Way Reminders to help you track your daily progress
- Begin a Lunch Bunch so you can have a quiet place to finish homework during the day
- Give you information on our After School Tutoring
- Review your testing data to ensure proper placement
- Help with test taking strategies
- Explore the possibility of a College & Career Readiness class to help with study habits, organization, and career exploration
- Print a progress report for a class
- Provide you with your POWER SCHOOL LOGIN info
- And many more ways
Tips to help reduce Test Anxiety
Before the Test:
During the Test: