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Maryland International School for Sustainability and Technology or MISST is a full day, private or non-public school licensed by MSDE for ages 5 to 11 years old or grades Kindergarten through fifth grade for the 2021-2022 school and will be adding more grades in the future.
Constructivist Framework-Our programs are designed on the constructivist model meaning students construct meaning to the world and learn through their own experiences first and then staff build from there.
Integrated and Project Based Learning- our Science, Technology, Reading, Engineering, Arts, and Mathematics in integrated in real-world project-based learning.
Individualized or Tailored learning plans-Instead of a one-size fits all approach. We will tailor or individualize every students’ education plan! Using Florida Virtual School’s Global Campus, students will benefit from a hybrid program that we will tailor to meet your child’s learning needs and plans.
Computer Science Exploration-students will begin to explore the hardware components of computers, learn to code, and program robots that align to the Maryland Computer Science Standards and Practices.
Hands-on Learning-we don’t just show them, we give them the objects and want them to learn from their own experiences. Science, Math, Technology, and Computer Science are subjects that have valuable hands-on experiences with the materials that deeper understanding of concepts.
Focus on sustainable practices-One of our core pillars is stewardship and students will work on developing this through programs that focus on sustainable practices in our daily lives.
Community Service projects will be developed and implemented by students throughout the year.
We will be working toward being a fully accredited by the International Baccalaureate Organization.
We will offer tailored programs for the Homeschool Community
Social and Emotional Skill development-we use a curriculum from Pearson that builds students social and emotional skills as they are in our program.
Science/Engineering/Computer Science Practices developed
We are able to have a virtual tour by contacting the Head of School, Anthony Williams at firstname.lastname@example.org
Check out our Admissions and Apply Now pages for more information.
Why We Chose a Hybrid Model
We use a hybrid model so we can tailor learning in ELA, Math, Science, Social Studies, Spanish, Art, and PE. We complete hands-on and project based learning activities to extend and enrich student learning and understanding.
"Education is the most powerful weapon you can use to change the world."
20 West Washington Street, Suite B100, Hagerstown, MD 21740