There is a lot of acronyms in your course. What do they all stand for?
Great Question! Here's a list:
Coach EOC: Test Prep Workbook
FW: Foundations Workbook
EJ: Explorer's Journal (Honors Research Projects)
W.D.W. - "What's Due When" is a list posted on my white board every day.
S.L.M. - "Student Learning Map" is made by the county and tells the student what he/she needs to know for the unit test.
C.S.M.A - "Comprehensive Standards Mastery Assessment" to determine baseline knowledge; given in August. Is not posted in gradebook.
Q.S.M.A. - "Quarterly Standards Mastery Assessment" assessed quarterly to determine learning gains and for remediation. Is posted in gradebook.
E.O.C.E. - "End of Course Exam" is the biology test administered in May. It is made by the state and is weighted at 30% of the students term grade. Passing ensures college/career readiness. In order to earn the designated "Scholar's" diploma a student must pass all EOCE's.
Y.A.G. - "Year at a Glance" is stored in student binder. It provides the pacing and progression of the biology content for the year. Chapters, sections, quizzes and assessments are noted.