5 Common Core Resources

Common CoreAll the rage, Common Core resources are in high demand. Here are five of our most popular articles that hit upon various aspects of the new standards from several different angles. After reading them all, you should have a better idea about what they represent and what your role may be — whether you’re an educator, administrator, technologist, parent, student or other leader in and around education. Good luck!

1. The LRMI: A Common Sense Method for Finding Common Core Resources

GUEST COLUMN | by Dave Gladney Several concurrent movements and initiatives hold the promise for creating seismic changes in U.S. education. The best known of these is the Common Core State Standards (CCSS), the state-led effort to provide a clear … Continue reading →

2. Cool Tool | EduCore: Tools for Teaching the Common Core

For educators implementing the Common Core State Standards (CCSS) in both mathematics and literacy, go ahead and breathe a little easier. ASCD has just introduced  a new, free digital tool to help. EduCore™ is funded by a grant from the Bill and … Continue reading →

3. Interview | Straight Talk About Common Core

Driving through North America in a motorhome may sound like a dream vacation for some, but for Blanch and John Linton, it was a humble beginning to one of the world’s largest and most successful on-demand professional development tools for … Continue reading →

4. Cool Tools | Common Core 360

There’s been a lot of people reaching for materials and resources on the Common Core Standards. School Improvement Network introduced this month a new website to help educators better implement the Common Core Standards. The free website,  www.CommonCore360.com, is devoted … Continue reading →

5. Teaching to the Common Core Standards

CLASSROOM 21 | by Greg Limperis Working for the past 15 years in an underperforming inner city school district, I have become intimately familiar with the need to align all lessons to the state—and now federal—standards. This year, our district … Continue reading →


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