**Common Core State Standards Initiative**
**Homepage**: http://www.corestandards.org
**Mathematics Standards File**: __http://www.corestandards.org/assets/CCSSI_Math%20Standards.pdf__
**Mathematics Standards online**: http://www.corestandards.org/the-standards/mathematics
**Standards for Mathematical Practice:**
Download: __http://www.sccresa.org/downloads/common_core/math_8_practical_processes.__pdf
Online: __http://www.corestandards.org/the-standards/mathematics/introduction/standards-for- mathematical-practice__
**Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction**
**Wisconsin Standards**: __http://www.dpi.wi.gov/standards__
**Wisconsin Assessment System**: __http://www.dpi.wi.gov/oea/sbac.html__
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**State Education Departments**
**North Carolina**: __http://maccss.ncdpi.wikispaces.net/Elementary+Mathematics__
The grade level “Unpacked Content” documents include examples and discussion of each standard in response to the question, “What do these standards mean a child will know and be able to do?”
**Arizona**: __https://www.azed.gov/standards/math/2010mathstandards__
The grade level documents provide “Explanations and Examples” for each standard.
**Hawaii**: __http://www.yuureka.com/resources-1/common-core__
The site includes interpretative guides, grade band domain progressions, and other documents. The grade level Interpretative Guides respond to the prompt, “This means that the student can...” for each standard.
**Delaware**: __http://www.doe.k12.de.us/infosuites/staff/ci/content_areas/math.shtml__
This site contains prioritized standards, learning progression organizers, and clarification documents, as well as formative assessment probes, universal screeners, and interventions.
**Massachusetts**: http://www.doe.mass.edu/candi/commoncore/mathexplore/
This provides Exploration Activities to examine the focus, coherence, clarity and rigor of the common core standards and includes presentation slides, facilitator notes, and handouts.
**Ohio**: __http://www.ode.state.oh.us/GD/Templates/Pages/ODE/ODEDetail.aspx?page=3&TopicRelationID=1704&ContentID=83475__
The grade level model curriculum guides include content elaborations, student learning expectations, instructional strategies, and common student misconceptions.
**Maine**: __http://www.maine.gov/education/lres/math/standards.html__
The site provides a useful organization to access components of the Common Core and includes grade band domain progression documents.
**Oregon**: __http://www.ode.state.or.us/search/page/?=1527__
This site contains some short video clips, posters, grade band overviews of domains and clusters, and other documents.
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**Assessment**
**SMARTER Balanced Assessment Consortium (SBAC): **__http://www.k12.wa.us/SMARTER__
The SMARTER Balanced Assessment Consortium (SBAC) is a consortium of 30 states, including Wisconsin, that are collaboratively developing a student assessment system aligned to the common core standards.
**PARCC Consortium**: __http://www.parcconline.org/__
The Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers (PARCC) is a consortium of 24 states developing a common set of assessments in English and mathematics aligned to the common core standards.
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**Blogs**
**Tools for the Common Core Standards**: __http://commoncoretools.wordpress.com__
This blog by Bill McCallum, one of the lead authors of the *Common Core State Standards for Mathematics* shares news about tools that are being developed to support implementation of the common core.
**Tad Watanabe-Georgia Performance Standards**: __http://mathgpselaboration.blogspot.com__
This blog by Tad Watanabe provides an interpretation and elaboration of the Common Core State Standards adopted in Georgia.
**Sine of the Times**: __http://blog.keypress.com__
The blog authors discuss current issues and topics in mathematics education, including the common core.
**Co-Creating Solutions**: __http://ctlonline.org/blog/?tag=mathematics__
This blog has several contributors from the Collaborative for Teaching and Learning. They discuss and provide helpful examples related to mathematics education, as well as other current issues and topics in education.
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**Projects**
**Progressions for the Common Core in Mathematics: **__http://ime.math.arizona.edu/progressions/#__
The authors of the Common Core State Standards in Mathematics are releasing draft papers that provide in-depth discussion of the domain progressions across grades, highlight connections across domains, elaborate on the learning expectations for students, and provide instructional suggestions.
**K–5 Progression on Number and Operations in Base Ten**
__http://commoncoretools.files.wordpress.com/2011/04/ccss_progression_nbt_2011_04_073.pdf__
**K–5 Progression on Counting and Cardinality and Operations and Algebraic Thinking** __http://commoncoretools.files.wordpress.com/2011/05/ccss_progression_cc_oa_k5_2011_05_302.pdf__
**Grade 6–8 Progression on Expressions and Equations**
__http://ime.math.arizona.edu/progressions/#__
**Grade 6–8 Progression on Ratios and Proportional Relationships (draft)**
**K-5 Progressions on Categorical Data and Measurement Data (draft)**
http://commoncoretools.files.wordpress.com/2011/06/ccss_progression_md_k5_2011_06_20.pdf
**Grades 3-5 Progressions on Number and Operations—Fractions (draft) ***
http://commoncoretools.files.wordpress.com/2012/02/ccss_progression_nf_35_2011_08_12.pdf
** note: this document can be read with Preview on a Mac or with the latest version of Adobe Acrobat on a Mac or PC. It does not work with earlier versions of Acrobat. To download the latest version free, click here.*
**EDC Think Math Information Exchange: **__http://thinkmath.edc.org/index.php/CCSS_Mathematical_Practices__
This is an open-source, active, growing, free resource, serving K-8 education communities. This link takes you directly to the discussion of the Standards for Mathematical Practices in elementary school with easy to grasp explanations and examples. The full site also provides useful information and materials for the K-8 math teaching community.
**The Illustrative Mathematics Project**: __http://illustrativemathematics.org__
This project is collecting sample tasks and problems for the Common Core in mathematics. It also has a hyperlinked version of the standards: http://illustrativemathematics.org/standards.
**Unpacking the Common Core Mathematics Standards**: http__://elemath.pbworks.com/w/page/36737812/Unpacking__
Drew Polly at UNC-Charlotte and Kitty Rutherford at NC DPI with extensive feedback and assistance from teachers and teacher-leaders from across the state of North Carolina are developing grade level documents to clarify the expectations of the Common Core Mathematics Standards in North Carolina.
**Inside Mathematics**: __http://www.insidemathematics.org__
A professional resource for educators that features classroom examples of innovative teaching methods, insights into student learning, and tools for mathematics instruction which are being aligned to the Common Core.
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**Reports, Articles, and Documents**
*Learning Trajectories in Mathematics: A Foundation for Standards, Curriculum, Assessment, and Instruction* by Phil Daro, Frederic A. Mosher, and Tom Corcoran. Consortium for Policy Research in Education (CPRE research report RR-68, 2011). __http://www.cpre.org/images/stories/cpre_pdfs/learning%20trajectories%20in%20math_ccii%20report.pdf__
*Parents’ Guide to Student Success*. These grade-by-grade guides are a resource for parents, explaining what their children should be learning at a given grade level in Mathematics and English Language Arts & Literacy based on the Common Core State Standards. (Available in English and in Spanish.) __http://www.PTA.org/parentsguide__
*Developing Effective Fractions Instruction for Kindergarten Through 8th Grade by *Robert Siegler, Thomas Carpenter, Francis (Skip) Fennell, David Geary, James Lewis, Yukari Okamoto, Laurie Thompson, and Jonathan Wray.
Washington, DC: National Center for Education Evaluation and Regional Assistance, Institute of Education Sciences, U.S. Department of Education (IES Practice Guides, NCEE #2010-4039).
__http://ies.ed.gov/ncee/wwc/pdf/practiceguides/fractions_pg_093010.pdf__
*Examples of Structure in the Common Core State Standards’ Standards for Mathematical Content* by Jason Zimba (July 2011).
http://commoncoretools.files.wordpress.com/2011/07/ccssatlas_2011_07_06_0956_p1p2.pdf
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**Miscellaneous Resources**
**Mathematical Practices Diagram**: __http://commoncoretools.files.wordpress.com/2011/03/practices.pdf__
This graphic shows a higher-order structure for the eight Standards for Mathematical Practice.
**Domains and Clusters by Grade Bands**: __http://coedpages.uncc.edu/abpolly/math/core/broad-overview.pdf__
This Grades K-8 document lists the clusters by domain across grade bands in a continuum format.
**Standards of Student Practice in Mathematics Proficiency Matrix:** __http://www.mathleadership.com/sitebuildercontent/sitebuilderfiles/standardsoftudentpracticeinmathematicsproficiencymatrix.pdf__
This document is a tool for considering student proficiency of the Standards for Mathematical Practice from initial to intermediate to advanced performance.
**Building the Language of Mathematics for Students**: __http://coedpages.uncc.edu/abpolly/math/core/core-vocab.pdf__
Mathematics is a language that must be meaningful if students are to communicate mathematically and apply mathematics productively. Students need to be immersed in mathematical language as they experience rich high-level tasks. This resource suggests key mathematical language for each of the K-5 Common Core domains.
**Map of State Adoption**: http__://www.ascd.org/public-policy/common-core-standards.aspx__
This site shows which states have adopted the Common Core State Standards.
**Common Core Resource Links: **__http://www.sccresa.org/toolsforschools/commoncore/__** **
These documents and website links are tools for educators related to the Common Core State Standards, compiled by the St. Clair County Regional Educational Service Agency, Michigan.
**Common Core Resource Links**: __http://elemath.pbworks.com/w/page/30621644/common-core__
This page provides a list of resources and links related to the Common Core for North Carolina.
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**Presentations**
**Mathematics Common Core State Standards** (Phil Daro, NCCTM, 2010)
__http://ncctm.org/documents/Daro-CommonCoreStandards.pdf__
**The Common Core: Where do we go from here? **(William McCallum, April 2011)
http://commoncoretools.files.wordpress.com/2011/04/2011_04_15_nctm_ccss.pdf
**The Common Core State Standards in Mathematics** (William McCallum, April 2011)
http://commoncoretools.files.wordpress.com/2011/04/2011_04_11_ncsm.pdf
**Videos About the Common Core**
These short videos feature the lead writers discussing the standards. The collection of almost 20 math videos include general discussions of coherence, focus, mathematical practices, and more, as well as specific topics (e.g., fractions in grades 3-5, fluency, ratio and proportions in grades 6-8).
http://www.youtube.com/user/TheHuntInstitute#p/u/0/9IGD9oLofks
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