Common Core State Standards

Working with Common Core Standards


How will working with the Common Core affect me?

ELA: Key Points

CCSS provides a brief overview of the ELA standards' focus.


Math: Key Points

CCSS provides a brief overview of the math standards' focus.


Common Core Shifts in ELA and Math

What will I need to do differently? Here are the shifts spelled out for both ELA and math by Achievethecore.org.


EngageNY

Determine the degree you are working with the CCSS shifts. Resources to evaluate your practice.


Connecticut State Department of Education's ELA Crosswalks

Scroll down for both ELA and Math Crosswalks, which correlate CCSS with previously existing CT Standards.


American Association of School Librarians Crosswalks

Excellent resource, including other subject areas, such as Social Studies, Science, and Technical subjects.


Common Core and Students with Disabilities

CCSS statement regarding students with disabilities: scroll to "Application to Students with Disabilities."


Common Core Standards and English Language Learners

CCSS statement regarding ELLs: scroll to Application of the Standards for English Language Learners.


Smarter Balanced Assessment

The Smarter Balanced assessment system will capitalize on the precision and efficiency of computer adaptive testing (CAT) for both the mandatory summative assessment and the optional interim assessments.



Common Core Informational Forum Videos

A group of organizations sponsored Common Core Forums in January and March 2014. Watch videos from these events.

January 25, 2014 — Common Core Forum in Cromwell

Parent Teacher Community Forum on Common Core

Highlights and one-on-one conversations with parents and teachers about issues with implementation of the new standards and how they are impacting student learning.



Keynote Speech at Common Core Community Forum

Dr. Sandra Alberti of Student Achievement Partners was the keynote speaker at the January 25 Parent Teacher Community Forum



CCSS Forum Panel Export

Highlights and one-on-one conversations with parents and teachers about issues with implementation of the new standards and how they are impacting student learning.


March 1, 2014 — Common Core Forum in Norwich

Common Core Informational Forum

Education leaders answered questions on the Common Core at an informational forum in Norwich.

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