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Curriculum Links, Resources & Tools

College and Career Ready Standards & Implementation

Kansas College and Career Ready Standards Site

Common Core State Standards Initiative

EduCore - Tools for Teaching the Common Core - ASCD has shared a FREE website that is full of a wide variety of resources to help users understand and implement Common Core Standards. This project was made possible by funding from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation.  The information on this site ranges from introductory information on how the Common Core Standards came to be to planning and implementing the standards.  The available resources include videos, print resources, templates for planning and implementing the Common Core Standards (including content area examples), rubrics, and real experiences shared from classrooms across America.   Check it out whether you're a teacher, administrator or parent!

Engageny - Curriculum and Instruction Website from New York Department of Education

Common Core Institute

Curriculum Institute

Hunt Institute - Videos on Common Core

Video Series with Dr. David Coleman on "Bringing the Common Core to Life"

Unpacking the Common Core

Common Core Resources

Council of Chief State School Officers Resources

Kid-Friendly version of standards

Utah Education Network

Common Core - Eureka Math, ELA, and Curricular resources for History and Art - Includes Lesson Plans

College and Career Ready Resources

Article:  Fluency is more than mere Speed! - posted by KSDE

Article:  How Common Core is Slowly Changing My Child - shared in October District Mentoring Meeting

Common Core Essentials:  A website created by 2 teachers that serves as a common site to house a vast number of Common Core resources available from multiple states and other sources. These resources address ELA and Math content, assessment, and professional learning.

Common Core Works - a website that has a wealth of resources for teachers in the classroom as well as for parents to learn more about the new standards.  Includes ELA and math  units, lessons, videos,

The Curriculum Corner - The development of this site stems from our dream to create a site where busy teachers can go to find current, relevant, meaningful and ready to go lessons and activities that fit their classroom structure and meet these common core standards.

The Curriculum Corner 456 -  This is a site for intermediate teachers that is full of resources for common core.

The Curriculum Corner Family -  This site provides free resources for families, preschool and kindergarten teachers.

The Research Corner - A site that will contain kid-friendly research passages and nonfiction graphic organizers.

The Teaching Channel - videos on teacher's using the common core in their classrooms

Kathy Schrock's Guide to Everything Website - This site has ideas, rubrics, lessons, bulletin boards, etc.  All classroom-ready

Butler's Common Core Wiki


All Things Common Core - ESSDACK

Common Core Materials

10 Must See Core Resources

Teacher Channel Common Core Videos

Cybraryman Common Core Website

Achieve the Core

Simply Sweet Teaching

Library of Congress Common Core Resources

edudemic teacher resources

DoGoNews - for young minds - website that posts articles about current events and news for kids pertaining to common core topics.  articles are short or in the video, form to use in the classroom - updated daily