Explore the Standards
Common Core is a set of learning goals that children should master at each grade level. Given that Common Core only sets the standard, curriculum decisions will remain a state and local decision, and teachers will continue to have the freedom and flexibility to make decisions about how they teach. The resources below will help explain why Common Core was created and what these standards are.
Why Common Core?
Why Common Core was Created
Support of the Common Core
What are the Common Core State Standards?
Want to dig deep into the new standards, here are some great resources:
Common Core State Standards can be read here.
These brief videos give insight into the Common Core Math standards:
The Mathematics Standards: Key Changes and Their Evidence
These brief videos give insight into the Common Core English/Language Arts standards:
The English Language Arts Standards: Key Changes and their Evidence
English Language Arts