Academics

Tutorials

Tutorials is structured to meet the needs of students that need a small group setting for re-teaching of content or to retake an assessment that they might not have successful passed.

Tutorials are not a time to do homework or assignments that students might have chosen not to do in class. Late or missing assignments should be completed at home.

Tutorials are available from 8:15 to 8:45 am and at 4:10 to 4:40 pm on the following days:

Day Subject
Monday English
Tuesday Math
Wednesday Science
Thursday Social Studies/Fine Arts
Friday Lit. Enrich/EL

If your student needs to attend a tutorial for a subject that is on a different day other than what is listed above, your student will need to discuss a day/time and obtain a written tutorial pass from that teacher prior to attending tutorials.

Online Student Textbooks

History: Social Studies Textbook online
Username: S+six-digit Student ID@garlandisd.net (Example: s123456@garlandisd.net)
Password: (npin)

Science: Discovery Education Online
Username: S+six-digit Student ID
Password: (npin)

Math
6th Grade  8th Grade

W.I.N. Classes

All GISD middle school students will be enrolled in an advisory class called W.I.N. (What I Need).

At Coyle, students will use this time for:

  • GISD Social Emotional Learning (SEL) curriculum
  • Math practice activities
  • Reading practice activities
  • Drop Everything And Read (DEAR)
  • College and Career Readiness
  • Academic interventions and tutorials
  • MAP testing

SEL

Social and Emotional Learning (SEL) is an important part of well-rounded student instruction. These skills help students academically, emotionally and socially.

Our mission is to help create an environment of equity and excellence in our schools. We do this using SEL by:

  • empowering learners by developing SEL skills
  • fostering open and equal environments
  • cultivating partnerships that help our community develop and thrive

Math and Reading Practice Activities

Math and ELAR teachers will create weekly practice materials for each of their classes. Students will have the opportunity to practice skills they are currently studying in math/ELAR during their WIN period.

Drop Everything And Read (DEAR)

Students and teachers and teachers will have designated days to "drop everything and read" during WIN. DEAR makes reading a priority and allows students to select their own reading material.

College and Career Readiness

Students will have the opportunity to explore high school magnet programs, career options, and what it means to be college ready. Students will also set academic goals, track their personal progress, and learn positive study habits.

Career & Technical Education (CTE)

For information about CTE opportunities, visit the district CTE page.

CTE nondiscrimination

All career and technical education (CTE) opportunities will be offered without regard to race, color, national origin, sex, or disability.

Online resources

Skyward Key

Skyward is our student information system.  Use Skyward Family Access to find student grades, attendance and more.

 

Dimension U logo

DimensionU consists of four engaging and interactive multiplayer video games that focus on core skills in math and literacy. Each game is designed with unique features that bring out distinct academic and strategic skills in students.

Khan academy logo

Khan Academy offers practice exercises, instructional videos, and a personalized learning dashboard that empower learners to study at their own pace in and outside of the classroom.

Naviance logo

Our middle and high school students collaborate with parents, teachers and school counselors to create a personalized college & career plan with Naviance.

2021-22 course guides

High School Course Guide

Spanish High School Course Guide

Vietnamese High School Course Guide

Middle School Course Guide (coming soon)