The transition to new Common Core standards overview.
English/Language Arts: http://www.cgcs.org/Page/328
The Council of the Great City Schools has developed these parent roadmaps to provide detailed information for parents including examples of grade-level focus in the content area using parent-friendly language, sample progressions of learning across three grade levels in the Common Core, and tips to parents on communicating with teachers about their child’s work and how to support student learning at home.
Parent Guides to Success
The National PTA created this resource to help parents understand what student success with the Common Core looks like at each grade level. Each grade-level guide lets parents know how they can assist their student in being successful with the new learning standards.
Mastery Connect Common Core App
The Common Core application from MasteryConnect allows users to explore the standards in-depth by grade level through mobile devices or tablets.
Achieve The Core: Shifts in ELA/Mathematics
Achieve the Core published this document to explain how English/Language Arts and Mathematics will look different in the classroom.
NCDPI Common Core Explanation
The North Carolina Department for Public Instruction has a wealth of resources, including podcasts and FAQ, which provide more insight to the new standards
Common Core Myths vs. Facts
This document addresses some common misconceptions about Common Core State Standards
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