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Fun Facts • Born July 14- Cancer • Baby of 5 children • Tonya, Rhonda, Troy, Sonya, and Gerlonda • 8 nieces, 3 nephews, 6 great-nephews, 6 great-nieces • Daughter- Genesis Lane Walker • Graduate of Springfield High School Class of 2000 • Basketball, volleyball, track and field, National Honor’s society, Beta club, BPA, Student government, and History Club.
Cont. • Graduate of Austin Peay State University • BBA in Finance- 2004 • APSU Lady Govs Basketball • 4 time OVC Champion • MS in Sports Administration- 2006 • Key to City of Springfield • May 22, 2004 • Member of Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc. • 2002- present
Cont. • Played professional basketball internationally • Freiburg, Germany 2004-2005 • Division I College Basketball Coach • Austin Peay State University 2005-2006 • Jacksonville State University 2006-2008
Cont. • Attend St. James Missionary Baptist Church- Cedar Hill, TN • SHS Coach • Head Volleyball Coach-2008-2010 • Head Basketball Coach-2009- present • FBLA Co-Sponsor- 2008-present • APSU Hall of Fame Inductee • 2010
Course Description • Courses I teach: • Web Design Team • Web I (foundations) • Web II (site designer) • Personal Finance • See Syllabus (located in class link) • according to class you have been assigned.
Expectations • Student Behaviors • Be prompt • Be ready to learn when class begins. • Be prepared • Have materials with you and know due dates. • Be a polite and positive participant • Speak in a normal tone of voice, and listen attentively. • Be productive • Turn in work on time, and always do your best. • Be a problem solver • Correct problems quickly and peacefully before they escalate
Expectations • Show Respect • Value yourself. Be honest and ethical, and practice strong moral values. • Treat all members of the school community and all visitors with politeness and respect. • Honor the ideas and opinions of others. • Offer to help. • Be responsible with property and belongings.
Expectations • Responsibility for Coursework • Bring notebook, textbook, planner, USB flash drive, and appropriate writing tools to class. • Know due dates, and submit all coursework on time. • All assignments are located and should be turned in to the class work bin.
Expectations • Promote Lifelong Learning • You can develop lifelong learning traits: • By showing curiosity about human nature and how the world works. • By seeking and valuing diversity. • By persisting in seeking out new solutions. • By using your unique talents and intelligence to promote positive change. • By learning and applying technology tools to solve problems
Class Room Rules • Follow Directions the FIRST time they are given. (hint: LISTEN) • Be willing to accept 50% responsibility for your learning experience. I will be responsible for the other 50%. • Be on time, check board for assignment, and start to work. • Be quiet and respectful. (Just because you do not find the course interesting, does not mean that everyone shares your opinion.)
Class Room Rules • No Profanity. (Trust me, failing to hold the tongue is a sign of weakness.) • Stay in your seat till the bell rings. (Non-Negotiable!!!!!) • No Sleeping. (If you sleep on the job, you will get fired.)
Procedures • Students are to come in, read the projector for today's agenda, log-on to computers, and get started. • They have a bell ringer to complete each day, usually within the first 15-20 minutes of class. • Students are to place work in their files on the computer saved under directions specified for the day or in/at/on designated place in the room specified by me.
Procedures • Students should know when they have been absent, they are to hand in their attendance note to me and collect make-up work from their "class labeled" work bin. • Check will fellow classmate • Work will not be accepted for full credit without an EXCUSED note from office
Procedures • Bathroom • It is my intention to take a short break everyday, although not required or may not happen. • Passes will be issued at teacher’s discretion • Please attempt to use the bathroom between classes.
Policies • Homework • Very seldom will homework be assigned. • When it is materials needed for the assignment will be provided and/or accessible. (i.e. library) • It is to be returned on due date
Policies • Food/Drink • It is allowed in my classroom, but ONLY in designated areas. • NO FOOD/DRINK of any kind should be at computer. Any food/drink seen in restricted areas will be removed and privileges for that person will be taken away. • You must eat on YOUR own time. Ex. If an assignment is due within the first 15minutes of class and you bring in food, it is still your responsibility that work gets submitted on time. • Black table in the back of the room is only place where food/drink is allowed
Policies • Lunch (applies to 3rd block ONLY) • Will be in beginning of 3rd block from 11:40am-12:05pm • You will have 5 minutes to return to class- 12:10pm • You will be considered late at 12:10pm • Class will be begin at 12:10pm
Policies • Internet Usage • See Internet License Agreement • Failure to adhere to this agreement will result in suspension of license, alternative assignments, and possible removal from this class.
Consequences • First/Second Offense- Verbal warning • first- aloud in front of class • second-we meet outside in hall/at desk while other work quietly
Consequences • Third Offense- Written • referral sheet to an assistant principal • Student will serve In-School-Suspension (ISS) or Detention
Consequences • After Third Offense- Suspension from school • Handled by administrators
Rewards • Extra Credit Opportunities • Attending volleyball/basketball games • Review games • Worksheets • Article Reviews • In-Class Movie Day • Make-up/Recovery Day • Treats
My Pledge • I will trust you until you give me reason to do otherwise. • I will respect you and work with you to solve problems. • I will promptly correct and offer feedback on your work. • I will work with you to meet learning goals. • I will offer extra help and alternative assessments should you require them.
Contact Info • Ms. Gerlonda Hardin Web Page Design Teacher Head Basketball Coach • 615-384-3516 ext. 2064(wk) • 615-483-7033 (hm/cell) • email@example.com • Best place to contact me is via email.