Understand the Big Picture
Understand the standards for mathematics and ELA/literacy and the Shifts they require.
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Parent and Community Resources
Resources you can use to speak to parents and the community about the Common Core.
A toolkit for informing parents and community about the Common Core. Includes facilitator's guide and powerpoint presentation.
This document is a teacher-authored tool to help teachers answer parents’ questions and address concerns.
Guides to the Common Core for parents, explaining what students need to know and be able to do at every grade level.
Brief videos to help parents understand the basic ideas of the Common Core.
Parent and family resources supporting the Common Core created by the New York State Education Department.
Ready-to-use modules include PowerPoints, videos, facilitator's instructions, and hands-on activities.