•               Resource Room

                                                                                                     Mrs. Parsons  
    Resource Room is designed to develop, strengthen, and improve skills for positive academic performance and achievement.  Through content area course work, pre- and post- teaching, cognitive learning strategies are taught which focus on comprehension and memory skills, organizational and study skills, test taking, and the enhancements of written expression.  Self-advocacy skills and transitional planning are also part of the instructional program.  Students' progress is monitored and reviewed throughout the year. 

     

    Resource Room Goals:

    ·        To assist the students in becoming independent and successful

    ·        To monitor the students’ progress and assist the in completing all courses of study

    ·        To maintain communication with the student, parents, teachers, guidance counselors and other staff involved with the education of the student

    ·        To introduce and develop skills needed for learning

     

    Resource Room Components:

    ·        Planning and Goal Setting

    ·        Setting Priorities and Time Management

    ·        Organization

    ·        Monitoring, Self-Assessment, Advocacy

    ·        Storing and Remembering Information/Test-Taking

    ·        Transitional planning 

    Expectations:

    It is expected that students will come to class prepared with the materials needed for Resource Room. Locker passes will only be issued in emergencies. Students are expected to maintain a "planner", or another organizational method to keep track of assignments, projects, and tests/quizzes.  

    Grading:  

    All Resource Room students will be graded on Participation/Productivity. No Numbers grades are given.  

    Success:

    In order to be successful in Resource Room, students should:

    1. Utilize time wisely.

    2. Follow classroom rules.

    3. Ask for help if needed.   

     Email : sabrina.parsons@wcsdny.org * Best way to reach me*     
                                      Phone : 845-298-5200  (WJHS)
     
     
                                                                                           Daily Schedule
                                                                                                     Period 1 Resource Room 
                                                                                                     Period 2 Reading
                                                                                                     Period 4 Resource Room
                                                                                                     Period 5 Cafe Duty
                                                                                                     Period 6 Resource Room
                                                                                                     Period 8 Resource Room