Mr. Dale MackleySeventh Grade Geography TeacherMiddle School Social Studies Subject CoordinatorRoom B108531-2222 extension 4108Seventh Grade World Geography - Eastern HemisphereIn seventh grade the students have an activity based, student centered social studies curriculum. Students study information about cultures around the Eastern Hemisphere then apply the newly acquired knowledge to real and practical situations.Mr. Mackley's Canvas Page
Canvas is a course management system (CMS), which is a tool used by teachers to store course materials such as information sheets, assignments, and additional class resources. The CMS allows students to access the materials from a class anywhere and at any time via the Internet. Students are provided a website link, along with instructions on how to log on to the site and any necessary password. Canvas may also include links to other learning resources available on the Internet as well as areas within the site where students will be required to participate in electronic “chats” and interact with the teacher and classmates.Derry Townships School District's Home Access Center (HAC) allows parents to access their child’s report card grades (grades 6-12), discipline records, class assignment grades, attendance, and other general student information over the internet.To access the information on your child(ren) during the school year, log on to HAC with your individual username and password. (An individual login is provided to all parents/guardians recorded in our Student Information System.) If you have any questions or need assistance with HAC, please contact the HAC Help Desk by emailingGoogle docs is an online collaboration tool that allows teachers and students to create, share, and edit documents in various formats. Formats utilized include: documents, presentations, forms and spreadsheets. Students have a username and password to access this tool.Team Raya Assignments CalendarThe calendar below lists the daily as well as long-term assignments for Team Raya: English, Ms. Lehman; Geography, Mr. Mackley; CC2, CC2.5 and Algebra, Mr. Yingst; and Science, Mrs. Klos. Please note that each assignment is designated with an E for English, G for geography, CC2 for Core Connections 2, CC2.5 for Core Connections 2.5, A for algebra, and S for science. If you are having trouble viewing the details on a specific day, please adjust your view to week or click on the individual assignment, rather than viewing it as a month, so that you are able to view more information.