Understanding the Common Core

Learn more about the Common Core standards and State tests for grades 3-8.

Instructional Shifts

Learn about the shifts in instruction needed to implement the Common Core.

Common Core Standards

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Core Curriculum Professional Development

Learn more about professional development opportunities for the Core Curriculum options in math and ELA.

Family Resources


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Mathematics Resources


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In this Kindergarten CCLS-aligned literacy task, students will focus on reading and writing informational texts.

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Questioning Strategies with Text

Watch a 1st grade teacher encourage her students to look to the text when responding to questions about a story.

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Parent Guide on Pre-K and the Common Core

This guide for parents outlines five domains of development for preparing pre-K students for the Common Core.

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