Welcome to Achieve the Core

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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Improve Your Practice

Start the new school year off on the right track by making time to reflect on your lessons. The tools in the Instructional Practice Guide Suite support educators as they reflect on how lesson content and instructional practice choices help students meet the Standards. Also useful for structuring post-observation discussions, the tools provide a shared set of expectations around Standards-aligned instruction.

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    Create an account to save your favorite resources and receive recommendations for materials based on your preferences.

  • Become a Core Advocate

    The Core Advocates Program engages educators with the content knowledge and resources they need to support teachers and students in the transition towards a college and career ready education.

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Do your students dread free reading time? Reorganizing your classroom library can help! See how: bit.ly/2jUNHEv"

Instructional Coaches! Use the Coaching Tool to observe and support fellow educators in the classroom bit.ly/2jUKepn

For all the Visual Learners! Check out our tool designed to illuminate the connections between the Math Standards bit.ly/2k1JjGS

A “WE DO” tool for teachers! Try our #lessonplanning tool with a colleague. Tips are embedded throughout!… twitter.com/i/web/status/8…

Identify gaps in a student's knowledge by tracing a standard back through its logical pre-requisites w/this tool bit.ly/2iKU6Ua