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General

FIVE KEYS TO RIGOROUS PROJECT-BASED LEARNING

Well-designed project-based learning has been shown to result in deeper learning and engaged, self-directed learners.  Learn more about the five core elements of successful PBL.  Watch this video that explains the keys to student outcomes.

 

BETTERLESSON.COM
The site is where teachers share what works in the classroom, and features more than 3,000 classroom-ready lessons that are easily accessible and can be integrated into any curriculum. This new BetterLesson product was built entirely for the Common Core State Standards (CCSS) and features the lessons of 130+ Master Teachers (MTs), who represent every K-12 grade level for math and English Language Arts & Literacy. 

 

DEFINING THE CORE
Literacy and Mathematics Tools for Schools

 

ACHIEVETHECORE.ORG
Identifying Common Core in the Classroom -- CCSS Instructional Practice Guides: Common Core-aligned practice made clear

 

STANDARDS ON-A-PAGE

 

ED1STOP DIGITAL COMMON CORE STANDARDS
Links to multiple digital Common Core aligned resources

 

E-STANDARDS  
California Common Core State Standards Web App  
(Desktop and mobile apps available)

Directions for the mobile app (pdf)

 

COMMON CORE LINKS & APPS ON EDMODO COMMON CORE RESOURCE PAGE
Log in to your Edmodo account and click "join group."  Enter vf0wzt.  Check the posts for useful links and click on the Apps icon at the top of the page (looks like a tic-tac-toe board).

 

GENERAL MULTI-STATE RESOURCES

 

RESOURCES TO ASSIST TEACHERS with the implementation of the CCSS for Mathematics, English Language Arts, and Literacy in History-Social Studies, Science, and Technical subjects.  
Elk Grove Unified School District

 

SHARE MY LESSON
Developed by teachers for teachers, this site offers a free platform that gives access to teaching resources and tools and provides an online community for teacher collaboration. The site has a significant resource bank for CCSS, covering all the aspects of the standards. Share My Lesson was developed by the American Federation of Teachers and TES Connect.

 

COMMON CORE CLASSROOM RESEARCH AND MATERIALS
(Dr. Freddy Heibert)

 

LIST OF COMMON CORE ONLINE RESOURCES

Math

MATHEMATICS VISION PROJECT
Alignment, rigor, balance, and deeper learning:  all essential attributes of a curriculum focused on increasing student learning in mathematics.
 

ILLUSTRATIVE MATH
Illustrative Mathematics provides samples of the range and types of mathematical work that students experience in a faithful implementation of the Common Core State Standards, and by publishing other tools that support implementation of the standards.

 

NUMBER TALKS
Helping children build mental math and computation strategies, grades K-5

 

SMARTER BALANCED
SINGLE SIGN-ON
NVUSD employees only. Requires Digital Library login. Can't remember your login credentials?  Click Here

ELA/ELD

THE ARTS AND THE COMMON CORE CURRICULUM
Examples where ELA instruction could be enhanced by connecting a genre or particular text, or a theme of a unit, to works of art, music, or film.

 

SIMPLIFYING TEXT COMPLEXITY

 

ELA STANDARDS UNPACKED
Tulare County Office of Education
K-12 essential skills and concepts standard by standard.

 

ACADEMIC LANGUAGE TOOLKIT
Sweetwater UHSD

 

UNDERSTANDING LANGUAGE
Language, Literacy, Learning