Computer Lab - Mrs. Debbie Patti
Buncombe County students visit the computer lab three times a week for
thirty minutes. While in computer lab students work in a program called
Successmaker. Successmaker is designed to offer individualized
instruction in reading and math.
offers the core learning students need with 3,300 hours of
standards-based reading/language arts, mathematics, and English language
development/ESL curriculum. It also provides cross content learning,
with science and social studies lessons incorporated into the math and
"SuccessMaker individualizes instruction to the specific needs of each student by:
presenting instruction at the level at which a student is ready to
learn—a level neither too easy nor too difficult—creating a successful
- Adjusting the presentation of content to find the optimal sequence of instruction based on student response
learning by employing a variety of instructional strategies when a
student has difficulty and providing multiple opportunities to master
- Periodically activating retention checks during the learning process to ensure retention of previously presented skills
- Emphasizing specific content areas where students need to focus.
- Reporting powerful data to identify student areas of difficulty and help teachers effectively target instruction"
To learning more about Successmaker visit their website: http://www.pearsondigital.com/successmaker/