Grading Categories

Weighted Grades
  • Homework – 5% Task where the students work at home. Usually watching a Video or Reading and taking notes
  • Classwork – 10% Classwork comprises tasks that involve short assignments guided by teacher instruction, and due at the end of the class session.
  • Demo / Quiz – 20% A Demo assignment is a task with minimal teacher instruction. The students are expected to do the work themselves (or as a team) and turn it in within a few days the task is assigned.
  • Project / Exam – 30% A project is a task that involves minimum instructor guidance. The students work several days to demonstrate understanding of the present unit of study. Students will be given at least two class periods to complete the project. An exam will only be given to measure the student’s understanding of several units.
  • FINAL PROJECT – 35% Students will be responsible for creating a project that demonstrates an understanding of every unit of studies this semester.
Late Penalties
  • 24 hours late: 5pt penalty
  • Up to 1 week late: 10% penalty
  • Between 1 to 2 weeks late: 20% penalty
  • Between 2 to 3 weeks late: 30% penalty
  • Between 3 to 4 weeks late: 40% penalty
  • Over 5 weeks : up to 70% penalty