MCPS Curriculum 2.0 is built around developing students' critical and creative thinking skills, as well as essential academic success skills, so that students are well prepared for a lifetime of learning.

We are upgrading the existing MCPS curriculum for the elementary grades in a way that will better engage students and teachers, and dedicate more learning time to subjects such as the arts, information literacy, science, social studies and physical education.

By blending these subjects with the core content areas of reading, writing, and mathematics, students will receive robust, engaging instruction across all subjects in the early grades. In short, we are building a stronger foundation at the elementary level.

- From the Office of Curriculum and Instructional Programs

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Homework Help

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MCPS Homework Hotline Live. Offers free homework help Tuesday to Thursday, 4-6pm by phone; 4-9pm online. Contact us by:

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beehive The Beehive.  Find homework help activities and resources for students from Kindergarten to 12th grade.  Subjects include math, reading, science, social studies, art, music, and reference tools.

The Fact Monster Homework Center.  Offers a user-friendly homework help site for children 14 and under.  All subject areas, reference tools, and skills such as research and studying tips included.