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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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Summer Reading Challenge

Join your colleagues from across the nation in completing Achieve the Core’s Summer Reading Challenge 2016. Enjoy 16 handpicked articles of various topics, lengths, and styles (there’s even a Buzzfeed list) with great information and ideas for instruction.  

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Need to evaluate your instructional materials for #CCSS alignment? View our Alignment Rubrics page for helpful tools bit.ly/2a53k7j

The Coherence Card Activity brings teachers together. Print it for free for your next PD session. bit.ly/2aj5u6A.

How do you know what Common Core looks like in practice? The Coaching Tool can help. bit.ly/2a53iwj

Read article #9 in our Summer Reading Challenge for a teacher's perspective on the Arts in #CommonCore bit.ly/2a52tDL

Instructional coaches: This can help you provide actionable feedback after your classroom observations this year bit.ly/2a8uRGY