School Improvement in Maryland

What Do Elementary Teachers Need to Know?

Teaching Maryland Standards

Understanding State Assessments

Analyzing Data Results

  • What can I learn from analyzing my school's performance on state assessments? • MSASchool Progress SPI

Teacher Resources

Websites with useful teaching and learning resources.

Thinkfinity

NEA

NCTM

NCTE

NSTA

Item of the Week

Every week you'll find new sample questions to test your child’s readiness for the Maryland assessments.

Data Explorer

Use these multi-media tutorials to better understand your accountability data.

How MSDE Calculates Graduation Rate

How Dropout Rates are Calculated

Toolkit

Access more than 1000 Lesson Plans, Prerequisite Skills, Public Release Items to support classroom instruction.

State Curriculum

Reading

Mathematics

“I intend to work closely with educators and parents to make certain our next generation is ready for the world that awaits.”

—Lillian M. Lowery
Maryland State Superintendent