Welcome to Selected Topics in Math (STIM) - Woodstown High School Grades: 11-12

  • Office Hours: Before or after school, by appointment request or during SCORE.  

    Course Description: This course is designed for students who have successfully completed at least two of the following math courses: Algebra I, Geometry, or Algebra II. STIM consists of many different units designed to not only refresh the concepts previously learned, but also to challenge the students with more complex math to prepare them for college level math and life after graduation. 

      

    GRADING: 

    Standards Aligned Grading (SAG) will be used.  The four categories students will be evaluated are:

    • PROCESS
      • Knowing what equation to use or being able to know and define rules or definitions 
    • APPLICATION
      • Problem solving; applying what was learned; know how to use what you have learned
    • FLUENCY
      • Knowing your math facts; are you able to apply your math facts to solve the problem?
    • 21st CENTURY SKILLS
      • Following directions, completing assignments on time, being prepared for class 

    Types of graded assignments include the following:

    • QUIZ, GRADED CLASSWORK, HOMEWORK, PROJECTS, TESTS, HANDS-ON ACTIVITIES

    Per Woodstown High School Handbook:

    A = 93-100, B= 84-92, C= 77-83, D= 70-76, F= below 70



    RE-TESTS OR TEST CORRECTIONS FOR CREDIT:

    • Students are permitted to re-take or re-test any graded assessment for credit. 
    • In order to re-test, students will need to email Mrs. Straughn to request a re-take or do complete test corrections. 
    • All re-tests and test corrections will be completed during Mrs. Straughn’s office hours.