3 Key Ideas for Parents about the Common Core: A Handout
I created this simple, parent-friendly handout to share with parents when explaining the Common Core at Back to School Night. I only had 25 minutes so I didn't want to spend time explaining the standards themselves, but the shifts in thinking behind the Common Core. I mean really, when you only a s...
About That ‘Common Core’ Math Problem Making the Rounds on Facebook…
Over the past week, I've seen this image multiple times on Facebook and elsewhere, a supposed denunciation of the Common Core version of math that kids are now learning: That picture is especially popular on conservatives' Facebook walls... and I'm sure one of your relatives has said something about it, too. On the surface, it seems ridiculous. The top makes sense; the bottom is silly; screw you, Common Core! Except that the top doesn't make sense, the bottom does, and the connection to…
Common Core Standards
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Common Core State Standards Samples of Student Writing, Scored With a 6+1 Trait Rubric
This collection of K–12 student papers and the accompanying annotations come from Appendix C: Samples of Student Writing of the Common Core State Standards (CCSS) in English Language Arts & Literacy i
Common Core Sheets - Free Math Worksheets
Free math worksheets for almost every subject. Create your own daily (spiral) reviews, test, worksheets and even flash cards. All for free! No signup or app to download.
Must Have List of Common core Checklists for Teachers
Free resource of educational web tools, 21st century skills, tips and tutorials on how teachers and students integrate technology into education
Next Generation Science Standards ($0.00) reference for teachers, parents, and students to easily read and understand the standards. Quickly find standards by various topic arrangements or keyword search.
77sec on Core Vocabulary
77sec on Text Complexity: What is core vocabulary?Freddy presents 77 seconds on core vocabulary. What is it and how can the words be organized to help studen...