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Links and Useful Information on CCSS
Requires membership in ASCD OR free registration to some EduCore resources. Students will find current, relevant, evidence-based tools and professional development to smooth your transition into a new era of teaching and learning.
Booklist Resources on the Common Core Standards
Booklist, a popular book review resources, available online through WKU Libraries, has specific links to CCSS.
Center for Teacing Quality: Common Core State Standards (KY)
Resources from the Center for Teaching Quality on the Common Core Standards.
Common Core State Standards Initiative
These standards define the knowledge and skills students should have within their K-12 education careers so that they will graduate high school able to succeed in entry-level, credit-bearing academic college courses and in workforce training programs.
Common Core Tips from CLCD
Free Common Core Tips from Children's Literature Comprehensive Database.
Implementing Common Core State Standards & Assessments: A Workbook for State & District Leaders
194-page PDF Implementing Common Core State Standards & Assessments: A Workbook for State & District Leaders
From LearnZillion: A web-based application that helps teachers and parents meet the educational needs of every student. The site, offering free membership, provides 2000 lessons that were built from the Common Core standards and were created by some of the top public and private school teachers from around the country.
Literacy Implementation Guidance for the English Language Arts Common Core State Standards
From the International Reading Association comes the helpful Literacy Implementation Guidance for the English Language Arts Common Core State Standards
McGraw-Hill Education: Keys to the Common Core
McGraw-Hill Education offers some free professional development resources on CCSS.
Discover author interviews, lesson plan ideas, and Common Core State Standards rubrics for your favorite children's and young adult books!
WKU Libraries' database resource. Remote access requires login with WKU NetID and password.
Teaching Channel (with Common Core resources)
See Common Core under TOPICS.
From the Teaching Channel FAQ:
What is Teaching Channel? We are a nonprofit video showcase -- on the Internet and TV -- of inspiring and effective teaching practices in America's schools.
How is Teaching Channel funded? Teaching Channel has received seed funding from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation as well as the William and Flora Hewlett Foundation.
Does it cost anything to be a member of Teaching Channel? No. We are a free resource for all teachers
YouTube Teaching Channel (with Common Core videos)
YouTube videos from the Teaching Channel include many resources, including Common Core. See link above to the Teaching Channel website with information from the FAQ