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Free, ready-to-use classroom resources designed to help educators understand and implement the Common Core and other college and career ready standards

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Watch the Common Core in Action

Check out the Teaching the Core videos to watch full, bell-to-bell classroom lessons from real classrooms. The videos are great for professional learning and are annotated to call out specific moments of exemplary Common Core-aligned instructional practice. Each lesson also includes an interview with the teacher, lesson materials, and real student work.

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