Resources — Common Core State Standards
Founded in 1943, ASCD (formerly the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development) is the global leader in developing and delivering innovative programs, products, and services that empower educators to support the success of each learner. This website provides a series of webinars with information about the Common Core. Webinars are free.
Education Week is a United States national newspaper covering K-12 Education. It is published by Editorial Projects in Education (EPE), a non-profit organization, which is headquartered in Bethesda Maryland. The newspaper publishes 37 issues a year. A subscription to Education Week is not required to access the free webinars on the Common Core State Standards as well of other topics.
National Association of Elementary School Principals — NAESP
NAESP has compiled a number of resources to help elementary school leaders as they work to meet the challenge of implementing these new standards.
National Association of Secondary School Principals — NASSP
NASSP has compiled a number of resources to help secondary school leaders as they work to meet the challenge of implementing these new standards.
Perkins School for the Blind and Core Curriculum
This site contains a collection of full text articles, and links to web-based organizations and resources that are specific to students with visual impairments and the Common Core State Standards.
Access the Common Core from your mobile device. View the Common Core State Standards in one convenient free app! Quickly find standards by subject, grade, and subject category (domain/cluster). This app includes Math standards K-12 and Language Arts standards K-12.
Illustrative Mathematics provides guidance to states, assessment consortia, testing companies, and curriculum developers by illustrating the range and types of mathematical work that students experience in a faithful implementation of the Common Core State Standards, and by publishing other tools that support implementation of the standards.
This site features classroom examples of innovative teaching methods and insights into students learning, tools for mathematics instruction, and video tours of the ideas and materials. Inside Mathematics has aligned the tasks and assessment resources with the Common Core State Standards for Mathematical Content.
The Mathematics Common Core Coalitions
The Mathematics Common Core Coalition works to provide expertise and advice on issues related to the effective implementation of the Common Core State Standards for School Mathematics (CCSSM).
Members of the coalition are: the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM), the National Council of Supervisors of Mathematics (NCSM), the Association of Mathematics Teacher Educators (AMTE), the Association of State Supervisors of Mathematics (ASSM), the Council of Chief State School Officers (CCSSO), the National Governors Association (NGA), the SMARTER Balanced Assessment Consortium, and the Partnership for the Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers (PARCC).
National Library of Virtual Manipulatives
The National Library of Virtual Manipulatives (NLVM) is an NSF supported project that began in 1999 to develop a library of uniquely interactive, web-based virtual manipulatives or concept tutorials, mostly in the form of Java applets, for mathematics instruction (K-12 emphasis). The project includes dissemination and extensive internal and external evaluation.
Share My Lesson
Developed by teachers for teachers, this free platform gives access to high-quality teaching resources. As well as a wealth of facts and statistics about the standards, you’ll also be able to find aligned curricula and lesson plans, the latest news on the Common Core and relevant videos and links. The lesson plans are for grades K-8. These lessons are designed for a regular education classroom. Some lessons may not be appropriate and others will need adaptations.
English Language Arts
Share My Lesson
Developed by teachers for teachers, this free platform gives access to high-quality teaching resources. As well as a wealth of facts and statistics about the standards, you’ll also be able to find aligned curricula and lesson plans, the latest news on the Common Core and relevant videos and links. The lesson plans are for grades 6-12. These lessons are designed for a regular education classroom. Some lessons may not be appropriate and others will need adaptations.