Common Core State Standards

About Common Core State Standards

For those new to the Common Core Standards and want to learn more about it.

Common Core Standards

These are direct links to the Standards.

Common Core FAQs

Questions have been created and answered by the CCSS.

Encyclopedic Overview

Wikipedia's overview of the CCSS.

iPhone/iPad App with the Standards

View the Common Core Standards in one free, convenient app.

Connecticut's (SDE) Vision of the Common Core

Video of Sandra Alberti presenting the state's vision of CCSS.

NCTM Overview

NCTM Power Point that explains how the NCTM contributed to the CCSSM, explaining the standards' format by grade level, domain and cluster.

Common Core 360 Blog

Brief article explains the "spiraling staircase of responsibility."

Hunt Institute Videos

Short videos explain elements and concepts underlying Common Core, ranging from non-fiction literacy, ratios, connections to higher education and more.

Teachers' Reactions to working with the Common Core

Teacher voices about working with the CCSS.

Understanding the Common Core introductory Text

Information on attaining an introductory book to the Common Core published by ASCD.

Smarter Balance Consortium

General Information on the assessment group that CT works with.

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