Demonstrator 2. Aligned and Rigorous Curriculum
An aligned and rigorous curriculum provides access to a common academic core for all students as defined by state standards.
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a.) Curriculum is aligned vertically and horizontally to the Kentucky Core Academic Standards for Language Arts.
b.) Curriculum integrates the strands of literacy (reading, writing, speaking, listening, and language use) across content areas to explicitly instruct and develop communication skills.
c.) Curriculum provides opportunities for students to apply technology effectively as a tool to research, organize, evaluate and communicate information.
d.) Communications portfolio demonstrates student interests and the integration of writing and communication skills across the content areas and over time.
e.) Curriculum provides opportunities for students to practice 21st century critical thinking, collaboration, creativity, problem solving and communication skills and connecting them to real world experiences.