Big Horn County School District #2 defines processes and expectations related to teaching and learning. The purpose of this work is to establish consistent practices that adhere to state statute, district policy, and research-based practices. The work of curriculum, assessment, and instruction is critical towards meeting this goal from the District Strategic Plan:
|Big Horn County School District #2 will establish and maintain a well-aligned, guaranteed, rigorous, and viable K-12 curriculum based on the Wyoming Content and Performance Standards.|
What does it mean?
MTSS Framework: To best meet the needs of the criteria as defined in the goal above, we use a robust multi-tiered system of support (MTSS). Through this framework, we define curriculum, assessment, and instruction for three levels.
PLC Process: In our district, we operate using a Professional Learning Community (PLC) process. The components of curriculum design are developed to address the key questions of the PLC:
Literacy & Math: Big Horn County School District #2 places a strong focus on literacy and math as defined through district goals:
The district fully understands the need for literacy and math skills to prepare students for whatever choices they pursue as they take their next steps into the future.
The literacy and math programs at Big Horn #2 follow the MTSS Framework as presented above. Curriculum overviews for each building are developed and shared below. These are developed to provide a general look at literacy/math instruction using the MTSS Framework at Big Horn #2.