On July 27, 2010, the Florida State Board of Education, in a unanimous and unified vote, approved the adoption of
Core State Standards for English/Language Arts and Mathematics. This move
From the official Common Core State Standards Website:
"Teachers, parents and community leaders have all weighed in to help
create the Common Core State Standards. The standards clearly
communicate what is expected of students at each grade level. This will
allow our teachers to be better equipped to know exactly what they need to
help students learn and establish individualized benchmarks for them. The
Common Core State Standards focus on core conceptual understandings
and procedures starting in the early grades,thus enabling teachers to take
the time needed to teach core concepts and procedureswell-and to give
students the opportunity to master them."
and CCSSO on theInitiative and a number of Achieve staff and consultants
served on the writing and review teams. Achieve has developed materials to
help states, districts,and others understand the organization and content of
the standards and the content and evidence base used to support the
Shmoop Common Core Guide: The Common Core Standards are educational standards that help schools prepare their students for college and beyond. With the help of nuclear physicists and elves, Shmoop translates into normal human English the true meaning of each of these standards, and helps you apply them effectively to your lessons.
Florida Department of Education: Countdown to the Common Core
Core Planner: Common Core Standards for Kindergarten through 12th grade
serve as a map assisting teachers with planning instruction, crafting their own
lessons and linking their plans with the standards. CorePlanner enables you to
check and document Common Core Standards for Math and English as they
apply to each lesson plan.
Pearson Education's Common Core Webinars: Informative webinars from
Pearson including webinars on: Assessment, Mathematics, Reading/ELA,
Common Core Overview, and ELLs & The Common Core. There is also a
section with several previous webinar series including a Common Core
EduCore:ASCD's free EduCore digital tool, which was funded by a grant from
the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, is a repository of evidence-based strategies,
Share My Lesson: Share My Lesson is a place where educators can come
Coursera Common Core Courses: Coursera is an education company that partners with the top universities and organizations in the world to offer courses online for anyone to take, for free. Our technology enables our partners to teach millions of students rather than hundreds.
Library of Congress: A searchable list of all the Common Core Standards
National PTA Common Core "Parents' Guides to Student Success"
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