Common Core State Standards Initiative

Common Core State Standards Text Exemplars

The Mailbox Common Core Connections Newsletter

School Library Journal Webinar on Common Core

Common Core Open Resources
PARCC contracted with the National Math + Science Initiative (NMSI) to create open-source Common Core
implementation resources. These free resources are now available for anyone who wishes to use them. The material
§PARCC Updates (e.g., Assessment and implementation)
§Curricular Tools (e.g., Model Content Frameworks, Tri-State Rubric, etc.)
§Instructional Resources (e.g., Using literary and informational texts, moving from single to multiple standards in
mathematic instruction, science and social studies literacy, etc.,)
§Diverse Student Populations (e.g., Strategies for English Language Learners and Gifted and Talented Students,
Testing Accommodations for students with disabilities, etc.,)
§Higher Education (e.g., College and Career Ready Determination, Models for pre-service teacher training, etc.,)
§Leadership (e.g., Administrator resources, state updates, etc.,)

The Uncommon Corps - Champions of Non Fiction Literature

Using Animoto for Common Core

Common Core for High School

Achieve the Core

Common Core and Collection Development

Common Core Resources

BSHS Common Core Wiki - contains suggestions of books for [[#|middle school]] that meet Common Core Standards

Teachable Novels that Meet Common Core Standards 6-8 - book list for Common Core Standards for middle school

Novelist Blog - very informative blog on common core and novels