Welcome To The World of Numbers!
"Practice shapes perfection!!"Hi! I am Mr. Barnes and I teach seventh grade mathematics. Feel free to contact me with any comments, questions, or concerns.972-347-7500Reteach/reassessment/tutorial times are:Tuesday before and after schoolThursday before and after school.Please take advantage of this additional learning opportunity for a student to achieve mastery. Students use this time to catch up, stay on level , or to get ahead.***Please do not use 7:45-8:15 to START homework.· New TEKS/Standards
o We are implementingthe new TEKS- Adopted 2012 fully this year in our middle school courses. Here’s how to find them: http://ritter.tea.state.tx.us/rules/tac/chapter111/index.html (make sure to view the “Adopted 2012” versions)
· New Grading Changes
o We are implementingnew grading procedures this year. Here’s where you can find moreinformation: http://www.dentonisd.org/Page/60385
· New Instructional Resource (Springboard)
o We are implementingnew instructional resources this year to address our new standards. Here’s the link to the online resources: https://dentonindependenttx.springboardonline.org
o If you do notalready have a log-in and password, please email me.
· New STAAR resources
o With the newstandards, our State of Texas Assessment of Academic Readiness (STAAR) willalso be changing. Here’s where you can find more information on thechanges to STAAR: http://www.tea.state.tx.us/student.assessment/staar/math/ (Please note: scroll to the bottom of this webpage in order to access the NEWSTAAR resources for grades 3-8, highlighted in blue)