Common Core Standards
by Alan Haskvitz
http://www.reacheverychild.com
http://www.watchknow.org

Love them or hate them they are here and for some teachers in English and mathematics it looks like some adjustments may need to be made to existing curriculum. Here are the sites with information on these new standards:

Adoptions by States and more
This is the host site for the Standards.
http://www.corestandards.org/

This is an editorial questioning the Standards
http://voices.washingtonpost.com/answer-sheet/guest-bloggers/are-common-core-standards-real.html

This is another editorial picking questioning the research and purpose of Common Core Standards
http://susanohanian.org/show_commentaries.php?id=879

An Editorial favoring the Standards
http://www.nationalreview.com/articles/243517/common-core-curriculum-chester-e-finn-jr

Common Core Curriculum Maps
http://www.commoncore.org/
AND
http://www.aasa.org/content.aspx?id=16226

Common Core Updates
The latest information is said to be posted on this site.
http://www.edinformatics.com/curriculum/common_core_standards.htm

Potential concerns about Common Core Lessons

http://www.edweek.org/ew/articles/2010/08/20/01curriculum_ep.h30.html?tkn=NSYFpfPJXKWErVNR14GyBPhTiYbpoZa3Ea8g&cmp=clp-edweek

Contact Common Core
http://www.commoncore.org/contactus.php

Samples of a math and science formative assessment literacy cards
http://www.gatesfoundation.org/learning/Pages/2010-supporting-instruction.aspx

Large link site and explanation
http://www.edu-cyberpg.com/teachers/standards.html

Sample High School Calendar based on Common Core English Standards
http://memorial.tulsaschools.org/staff_directory/language_arts/baker__sommer/english_i_lesson_plans/

Common Core FAQ
http://www.corestandards.org/frequently-asked-questions

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