Tuscarora School District is undergoing an intensive "deep dive" into PA Academic Standards in an effort to establish a Curriculum Mapping Framework leading to a guaranteed and viable curriculum for every child regardless of background, zip code, demographic, or socio-economic status. The district is working closely with Educational Consultant Janet Hale to develop a high degree of proficiency in curriculum design, high-yield instructional strategies, and assessments that are aligned to standards that have been analyzed, prioritized, and aligned across every grade level, K-12. This ambitious and significant undertaking is imperative if we truly seek to assure every child achieves at high levels. Through collaboration and professional inquiry, our teachers seek to answer four key questions:
- What do we expect students to learn?
- How will we measure what they are learning?
- How do we respond to students who are not learning?
- How do we respond to students who are learning?
By responding to these questions within a professional learning community engaged in an ongoing cycle of continuous improvement, we will be able to realize our mission to "Empower All Students for Their Unlimited Next"!