Monday, March 2, 2015 - Code Orange - Prince George's County Public Schools (PGCPS) – Schools and offices will open with a two hour delay. EMERGENCY PERSONNEL must report to work on time and are not eligible for liberal leave. (Las escuelas comenzarån dos horas después del horario normal.)

  • There will be NO work-study transportation. (Those students should NOT report to school.)

  • There will be no half-day Early Childhood Center (ECC), half-day Special Education Programs, or half-day PreK.

  • Any other school program requiring transportation prior to 12 noon will NOT have transportation, including Howard B. Owens Science Center

  • All field trips will be canceled.

  • Food Services will offer breakfast.

  • EN ESPANOL

Updates available at www.pgcps.org. View additional weather information.


Oxon Hill Staff Development Center
7711 Livingston Road, Suite B
Oxon Hill, MD 20745
Phone:  301-749-5610
Fax:      301-749-4146

 

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Mathematics Department Mission Statement

 

The mission of the Prince George’s County Public Schools Mathematics Department is to “empower” students to utilize higher order thinking skills through daily mathematical practices. We believe that students, parents, teachers and other members of the learning community are essential pieces of the puzzle that involves the learning of mathematics. This is a belief we share because our students have promising futures and should be held to high expectations by all stakeholders.  Students gain experiences by being taught mathematical concepts, problem solving, making connections to real-world situations and technology utilization.  Students in pre-kindergarten through twelfth grades receive direct instruction in the following content standards that are set by the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics:  Number Relationships and Computations; Algebra; Geometry; Measurement and Statistics; Patterns and Functions; and Probability and Data Analysis.  Recognizing the diverse needs of students and the importance of technology, instruction is delivered with the use of flexible grouping, the use of manipulatives, skill intervention programs, on-line mathematical software, and calculators.  Mathematical skill development and assessment is essential to mastering math goals.  Individual student data is consistently monitored through pre and post assessments, unit assessments, quarterly mathematics benchmarks and Maryland State Assessments.  The Mathematics Department is committed to supporting life-long learning of mathematics by providing professional development that keeps teachers abreast of current trends and best practices.  This will ensure sound instruction that engages and inspires learning.