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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    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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