Common Core State Standards (CCSS)
The standards call for learning mathematical content in the context of real-world situations, using mathematics to solve problems, and developing "habits of mind" that foster mastery of mathematics content as well as mathematical understanding. CCSS Math.
The CA CCSS for ELA/Literacy help build creativity and innovation, critical thinking and problem solving, collaboration, and communication. CCSS English.
How the Common Core Will Affect Mathematics and English Language Arts in Grades 3-12 Across America
-- the K–12 Center at ETS
Why are we making the change to Common Core?
In an ever-changing world, our students need better knowledge and tools to prepare them to compete in the global economy. The need to audaciously confront ...more
Parent Roadmap: What parents can do to be effective ‘partners in change’ with the Common Core -- the Council of the Great City Schools