Board of Education → Education Matters
Hosted by the BOE President, Education Matters is a 30-minute talk show where guests discuss education news, curriculum programs and initiatives, as well as challenges that schools, teachers and students face. The show features school success stories and what MCPS is doing to overcome barriers to student achievement.
Education Matters: Student Learning Objectives (SLOs)
BOE President Philip Kauffman discusses the new Student Learning Objectives or SLOs that all teachers and administrators must write. SLOs provide educators with a tool to analyze student data, create specific goals for targeted groups of students, build strategies, monitor results and reflect on their teaching. Guests talk about the implementation process, tips and the benefits of SLOs.
Guests include Loretta Woods, Instructional Specialist, Center for Skillful Teaching & Leading; Sarah Sirgo, Consulting Principal, MCPS; Jennifer Webster, Principal, Damascus High School; and Traci Townsend, Principal, Earle B. Wood Middle School.