Wondering how you can support your children with math at home? Click here
for a publication from the California Mathematics Council that has lots of helpful information.
Math Focus by Grade Level
-click on a specific grade level to view the major, supporting, and additional clusters in mathematics. You can also view the required fluencies for each grade level.
This 1:15 minute video
produced by the Hunt Institute features Jason Zimba, a lead author of the Common Core State Standards. Zimba explains the shifts in mathematics and what they require.
Common Core State Standards Text Exemplars
-looking for book suggestions for your child? Click on this link for a list of text exemplars at all grade levels.
This 1:44 minute video
produced by the Hunt Institute features Sue Pimentel, a lead author of the Common Core State Standards. Pimentel explains the incorporation of grammar in the Standards and the need to focus on grammar and writing as indicated by post-secondary institutes and employers.
Video Resources for Understanding the CCSS and the Shifts They Require
This 36:35 minute video
, featuring Sandra Alberti of Student Achievement Partners, describes how the Common Core State Standards look different than previous standards in classrooms and how the expectations of students and teachers “shift” with the CCSS.
This 2:42 minute video
produced by the Hunt Institute gives background information about the need for Common Core State Standards.
This 3:51 minute video
produced by the Hunt Institute features David Coleman, a lead author of the Common Core State Standards. Coleman explains the acquisition of knowledge through history, social studies, science, and other technical subject areas.
Video Resources about College and Career Readiness
This 1:18 minute video
produced by McGraw Hill Education features Timothy Shanahan, a member of ELA Common Core State Standards development team. Shanahan describes how the CCSS make complex, challenging text central to instruction.
This 5:04 minute video
features David Coleman, a lead author of the Common Core State Standards, at an Education Sector and College Summit event. Coleman describes how a student’s ability to read a complex text independently with confidence is a predictor of college and career readiness.