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CCSS Update: Volume I, Issue 14, November 13, 2012

Common Core State Standards (CCSS) Update includes information regarding the implementation of the CCSS.

New Resources added to the CDE CCSS Web pages

The following resources have been added to the CDE Common Core State Standards (CCSS) Web pages:

CCSS Mathematics Resources

  • Math Common Core Coalition External link opens in new window or tab.
    The Mathematics Common Core Coalition works to provide expertise and advice on issues related to the effective implementation of the CCSS for mathematics.

CCSS English Language Arts Resources

  • IRA – ELA Common Core State Standards [IRA is now the International Literacy Association. Please see its reference to the CCSS on its Standards Web page External link opens in new window or tab..]
    International Reading Association (IRA) offers a variety of tools to help you in the process of implementing the CCSS for English language arts (ELA) and literacy.

CCSS Literacy Resources

  • Trinity County Office of Education
    History/Social Studies Literacy: Content and Skills for the Common Core State Standards in English Language Arts [Resource no longer available]
    This tool is designed to initiate thoughtful discussion and curriculum planning among educators regarding how the content of history/social studies can support the skills of the CCSS in English Language Arts including expository reading, writing, speaking, listening, and 21st century skills. PowerPoint slides have been organized into short modules to accommodate flexibility in use and presentation.

CCSS Resource Clearinghouses

CCSS Presentations and Webinars

  • SchoolsMovingUp External link opens in new window or tab.
    SchoolsMovingUp, a WestEd initiative, connects schools and districts with experts, resources, and each other on topics related to improving school outcomes. The staff uses innovative web-based strategies, online resources, and webinars to engage a wide variety of educators, disseminate information, and facilitate discussion about connecting research to practice.
  • 2012 North/South Information Meeting Materials [Links to most current meeting materials]
    The archives of the CDE 2012 Assessment and Accountability Information meetings including the agenda, meeting materials, and webcasts. The agenda included updates on the CCSS and the SMARTER Balanced Assessment Consortium.

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