• 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.
    Reteach/reassessment/tutorial times are:
     Tuesday before and after school
     Thursday 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)

Last Modified on September 22, 2016