Flex

SSS FLEX BLOCK

ENHANCE   ENRICH   EXTEND

 

FLEX IS...

  • STUDENT CHOICE
  • TIME TO DIG DEEPER INTO A TOPIC OF INTEREST
  • STUDY TIME
  • EXTRA TIME TO FACILITATE UNDERSTANDING
  • TRYING SOMETHING NEW 

​Flex takes place on Thursdays from 9:38 to 10:40am. See the Flex Bell Schedule here.

PURPOSE OF FLEX

  • Revisit concepts or re-learn needed skills
  • Time for make-up tests, projects, assignments
  • Extension activities to advance skills and abilities of those who already understand concepts being taught

STUDENT EXPECTATIONS

  • Flex is a requirement, not an option
  • You will be in class and participating, not wandering the halls
  • You should be engaged in the activity
  • You must attend the session you are assigned to or have chosen
  • Late/Absences are treated the same as regular classes. Attendance is mandatory
  • Take advantage of the wide variety of choices - This is an opportunity for you to have control over your learning

STUDENT SESSION POSSIBILITIES

  • Students sign up for one of his/her teacher's sessions
  • School wide offerings: Students also have the opportunity to sign up for sessions put on by any teacher in the school
  • Grade specific sessions: You may be assigned or asked to choose a session (grad meeting, course selections, DVR verifications)
See the Student Guide and Training Presentation for 2018-19 from September 20th here.

KEY TIMES FOR STUDENTS

  • Thursday to Tuesday at midnight - Student signup window
  • Students must make a Flex selection by every Tuesday at midnight 

ASSESSMENT OF STUDENTS 

Students will participate in Flex sessions throughout the year. A final grade will be awarded in term 4 based on the following:

70% for:

  • students making a weekly choice
  • attendance / participation in session
30% for:
  • Student assignments through Moodle (different for each grade)

SEE INSTRUCTIONS ON HOW TO ACCESS FLEX ASSIGNMENTS TBA!

Note:

  • Students can log-in to their account and check their current grade for the choice / participation section at any time throughout the year
  • Each grade will have 3 assignments to complete before the end of the school year