- California's CCSS Resources Group on My Digital Chalkboard
My Digital Chalkboard (formally Brokers of Expertise) includes a community group for CCSS resources. Here you will find educator resources for implementing the CCSS and an opportunity to participate in an interactive environment where participants may comment on or “favorite” resources. If you are not a My Digital Chalkboard member, please sign up and join this vibrant community of California educators.
- California Learning Resource Network
The California Learning Resource Network (CLRN) is a state-funded technology service that reviews supplementary electronic learning resources, online courses and free web links for their alignment to the Common Core State Standards.
- Share My Lesson
Developed by teachers for teachers, this site offers a free platform that gives access to teaching resources and tools and provides an online community for teacher collaboration. The site has a significant resource bank for CCSS, covering all the aspects of the standards. Share My Lesson was developed by the American Federation of Teachers and TES Connect.
Developed by ASCD, this site provides access to evidence-based tools and resources to help middle and high school educators implement the CCSS. Registered users can save their searches, organize tools, and annotate resources.
This site includes useful information and resources for CCSS implementation. Though it is designed for New York educators, this site has nationwide relevance.
- America Achieves
This is a video and lesson resource project. The video modules on this site exemplify the key shifts that the Common Core is bringing to pedagogy in classrooms across the United States. America Achieves is a non-profit organization that will shine a spotlight on successful educators and programs, distill lessons learned and the evidence base, and support promising state and local efforts that drive large-scale improvements in education and outcomes for young people.
This site provides free, high-quality resources created through the National Education Association's Master Teacher Project.
The mission of ReadWriteThink is to provide educators, parents, and afterschool professionals with access to the highest quality practices in reading and language arts instruction by offering the very best in free materials.
LearnZillion is a learning platform that combines video lessons, assessments, and progress reporting.
- Teaching Channel Videos of Common Core Lessons for Teachers
There are over 100 free videos related to Common Core instruction available on the Teaching Channel. The videos provide lesson ideas, an overview of the ELA and Math standards, and demonstrations of teaching practices.
- Teaching Channel Video Series Playlist: English Language Learners
These videos were produced in conjunction with Stanford University’s Understanding Language initiative and examine the key shifts found in the CCSS. The videos highlight opportunities to grow students’ disciplinary knowledge and English language skills in heterogeneous classrooms.
This site provides research-based units, lessons, and authentic, leveled non-fiction and literacy passages. The ReadWorks curriculum is aligned to the CCSS.
- Edutopia Resources for Understanding the Common Core State Standards
An educator's guide to Web sites, organizations, articles, and other resources looking at the new system of standards and how they will be assessed.
- OER Commons Common Core Reference Collection
Open Educational Resources (OER) has compiled CCSS implementation plans, transition guides, assessment tasks, exemplars and curriculum, indexed from across the U.S.
- OER Commons Common Core Aligned Resources
OER has compiled K–12 resources aligned to the CCSS. Add your resource quality ratings and comments.
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