McAllen ISD Framework for Student Learning

McAllen ISD STEAM Plus Framework for Student Learning serves to develop the whole child through academics, fine arts, athletics and a set of integral skills and attitudes to prepare students to be successful in an ever-changing workforce. The Framework is comprised of interconnected components including:

  • The State Curriculum Standards - standards, objectives and guidelines that drive teaching and learning
  • STEAM - interdisciplinary connections to the disciplines of Science, Technology, Engineering, the Arts and Mathematics through curricular and extracurricular experiences
  • Plus - the necessary interpersonal and intrapersonal skills and attitudes needed for students to be successful beyond the classroom setting
    • Seven Competencies
    • Emotional Intelligence
With all of these components working together, McAllen ISD students experience a world class program of excellence like none other.