WELCOME to Grade 8 Ocean House Math!

It is going to be a fantastic year in Math this year.  We have so many resources to provide for the many different ways students learn.

Out primary resource is a math program called Big Ideas .  Each student will be assigned a soft cover workbook which will travel back and forth, have a hard cover book available, and of course, their chrome book.  The whole math program is designed to be used online, and this is the way students will do most of their homework, quizzes and tests.  The chrome book is a very important part of every learning day!

As parents and students, you all might find that average grades are lower then you might be in the habit of seeing, but this is OK.  Online homework is designed to give immediate feedback to a student, and then they can retry the problem for partial credit.  Tests and Quizzes are either online or paper and pencil.  My personal policy will be that students can stay after school on my extra help night (Wednesdays) and make up a failed assessment ... with the better grade counting.  The object is for students to 'know the math', and I will do all in my power to help them reach that goal!

We will also use a few other programs in math class to assist the learning.  I will be using Google Classroom  and this is a way to help be organized.  Khan Academy will occasionally be assigned or suggested to supplement learning.  We will sometimes have fun with Kahoots, and extra practice with IXL.  I also encourage students to google a topic they may be having difficulty with, as another voice can help the learning.

Feel free to email me with any questions or concerns.

Thank you,
Cheryl Olson

Contact Information:

Name: Cheryl Olson
Email: colson@gloucesterschools.com
Phone: 978-281-9850
School: O'Maley Middle School
Subject/Dept: Grade 8 Math
Room: 107

Homework & Assignments

  • September 19, 2017 All students have Practice A for homework, however check google classroom for specifics.    Tomorrow is my day to stay after school for students who need to retake the Quiz. 
    Posted Sep 19, 2017, 2:12 PM by colson@gloucesterschools.com
  • September 12, 2017 Check your google classroom page for specific homework assignment, however all classes have online homework tonight.
    Posted Sep 12, 2017, 1:53 PM by colson@gloucesterschools.com
  • September 7, 2017 All students have homework in their floppy math books.Most students have page 2 to complete, except C block and they have page 6.  It is due tomorrow.
    Posted Sep 7, 2017, 3:13 PM by colson@gloucesterschools.com
  • September 6, 2017 There is no homework tonight.  There will be homework tomorrow night.
    Posted Sep 6, 2017, 11:35 AM by colson@gloucesterschools.com
  • August 31, 2017 No Homework beyond coming to school with a fully charged chromebook on Tuesday.
    Posted Sep 1, 2017, 6:14 AM by colson@gloucesterschools.com
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