CORE STRATEGY I - Academic Rigor and Culturally Proficient Instruction

Focus Areas

FULLY IMPLEMENT MCPS Curriculum 2.0 in all areas, ensuring alignment with the Maryland College and Career Ready Standards (Common Core State Standards) and the Next Generation Science Standards.
INCREASE OPPORTUNITIES for project-based and problem-based learning throughout the district to build creative problem solving skills and social emotional competencies in all MCPS students.
IMPROVE the timeliness and quality of interventions, using data to identify students who are struggling and using programs and partnerships aimed at keeping students on track for graduation and post secondary success
PROVIDE DIVERSE LEARNING OPPORTUNITIES based on the identified needs and unique interests of students, including services and programs for students who have an Individualized Education Program (IEP); have been identified as highly gifted; have specific career interests; or may not have succeeded in traditional school environments.
INFUSE TECHNOLOGY in the classroom to enhance creativity and collaboration, individualize instruction, and provide students with 21st century skills and knowledge.