Common Core Resources
Please enjoy the information from this list of Common Core Resources available for teachers from ReadTennessee.org.
From the Tennessee Department of Education: Standards and Assessments
Achieving the Common Core
). Achieve has developed a set of materials to help states and others interested in better understanding the CCSS. The materials focus on the organization, content and evidence base used to support the standards, including fact sheets that describe the content areas and address frequently asked questions about the standards.
Partnership fro Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers
(PARCC) is a 24-state consortium working together to develop next-generation K-12 assessments in English and Mathematics.
This Common Core Resources document
from the Council of Chief State School Officers contains promising practices and tools to support Common Core State Standards implementation, including a list of 80 free Common Core instructional videos from the Teaching Channel
. The document primarily lists resources developed by CCSSO and the lead writers of the standards.
P21 Common Core Toolkit
designed for state and district leaders interested in implementing Common Core standards in ways that strengthen "4Cs" - critical thinking and problem solving, collaboration, communication, and creativity and innovation.
These criterion-based rubrics and review processes
to evaluate the quality of lessons and units intended to address the
Common Core State Standards for Mathematics and ELA/Literacy have been
developed by The Tri-State Collaborative, comprised of educational
leaders from Massachusetts, New York, and Rhode Island and facilitated
by Achieve. The rubrics
are posted on Engageny.org, along with the slides that explain how to use each rubric.
Student Achievement Partners
assembled and published many free resources
especially useful for implementation of the Common Core Standards. On their site, http://www.achievethecore.org
, there also are many articles, sites, and research
teachers shouldn’t miss.
Common Core Insider Secrets
From the Teaching Channel: “My 10 Greatest ‘Ah-ha’ Moments in Working
with the Core,” a whitepaper by 2010 National Teacher of the Year Sarah
Brown Wessling, which covers a number of the big "insider secrets" she's
discovered in trying to integrate the Common Core into her own