Hello Class,
  My name is Mrs. Nelson and I'm your 6th grade math teacher.  I'm originally from California, but came to Virginia on a military move, while my husband was stationed at Fort Belvior.  I loved it here so much that when he retired from the Army, we stayed. I graduated with a Masters' degree in Cross-cultural Teaching.  I have taught kindergarten through high school math and language arts but found myself a home at the middle school level teaching all you clever sweeties.   I can't wait to meet you.  

There are No Zoom classes on Monday.  Please complete your IXL assignments. 
 
If you are in Mr. Denney's math class but come to me during your 2nd or 3rd period for 6th Grade Core Ext, please go to the 6th Grade Core Ext class and click on my Zoom link.

If you are not part of Mr. Denney's class and you are in my 2nd or 3rd period classes, you are still able to use the Zoom tab or link for my class in the Math-6 Ext- Nelson class.  

If you are not sure or can't get into a class, email me and I will point you in the right direction.

9/17 The Clever to IXL link is broken.  I have your passwords.  If you would like your password tonight, please email me.  I will be passing them out tomorrow.

   

Zoom classes start at (9:25, 10:55, and 2:15)
Email me if you are not able to get in. nelsonka@pwcs.edu

Looking for Zoom: Go to Canvas

Canvas is where you will find all your classes.

CANVAS (Click Here)


Setting up Your Account:
Video Link

Porter Technology Page


QuickLinks:
  ClassDojo: Link
Student Canvas: Link
Parent Canvas: Link
Zoom Sign In: Link
  ParentVue:Link
Student Password Reset: Link

Go Noodle Bananas

Contact Info and Office Hours:
 Email: nelsonka@pwcs.edu  
My email is the fastest way to contact me.  It pops up on my phone like a text message. 
Feel free to email me at any time.  

Office Hours: Monday 1:00 - 2:30 PM
Please email me if you would like to meet and let me know what you would like to discuss.  Students need a parent to come with them to an office meeting.

Phone: (831)  313 - 2234
This is a Google voice phone number; do not text this number.  Email me if you are going to call, to make sure I will be there.  


Curriculum Documents:
Year At A Glance (6th): 
Link
 
Canvas Resources:

 What is Canvas and Zoom?
Parent Canvas Orientation

Canvas Student Guide
Student Video Guides





2020-2021

Hello Parents and Students, 

Welcome to Math 6E.  Math 6E is an advanced placement math class.  This class covers all of 6th grade and half of 7th.  Here is some important information that you will need to know. 

Who teaches Math 6E? 

This class has a middle school math teacher, Mrs. Nelson, and a math coach, Mrs. Guerra.  A math coach is a certified teacher who plays a supportive role in the classroom.   Co-teaching allows us to reach every student. 

What do you need to bring to class once we return to school?

  • 2 Whiteboard Markers
  • Whiteboard Eraser
  • Headphones

Why do you need to practice? 

You will be asked to practice math skills and vocabulary words.   Practice is for people who already know how to do something and want to move that skill into their long-term memory.   We use IXL, Study Island, and Quizlet to help you practice.

     IXL and Study Island Subscriptions

     The school has paid for each of you to have your own IXL and Study Island account.  You will have weekly assignments that will be posted on Canvas.

     Quizlet Website

     Your vocabulary words are in your One Note Notebook, under each unit.  We discuss them in class but you are responsible for studying them. I have created a Quizlet classroom for you to use to review your vocabulary words. quizlet.com

Where does your grade come from? 

80% of your grade comes from summative tests.  20% of your grade comes from formative quizzes. 

Porter Class Page and Canvas

Check for information updates on my Porter class page and Canvas. This is where you and your parents can find out what we are doing at school, check homework assignments, and find test dates.  (Links to an external site.)

Office Hours for Parent and Student Meetings

Students and parents may see me during my office hours.  However, students must come with a parent, not alone.  The sign up is on the Canvas calendar.  Please email me to  let me know what you would like to discuss.   

Contact Information 

The fastest way to reach me is through my email.  It pops up on my phone.  nelsonka@pwcs.edu 

SCHEDULE

9:25 - 10:50  First/Second Periods

10:55 - 12:20 Third/Fourth Periods

12:20 - 1:20  Lunch

1:20 - 2:05  Encore


2:15 - 3:40  Fifth/Sixth Periods