Resources for the Common Core State Standards
Council of Great City School’s three-minute video explaining the Common Core
This three-minute video explains the purpose of the CCSS and they can ensure that students across the nation have an equal opportunity to achieve at high levels. It is also offered in Spanish. http://www.cgcs.org/domain/33
May 2014 Monthly Resource:
NJ Department of Education Common Core State Standards Video
This six-minute video was developed by the NJ DOE to provide an overview of implementation of the CCSS in New Jersey. The video uses classroom footage and voices of teachers, administrators, parents, the Director of the NJ Chamber of
Commerce and NJ’s Chief Academic Officer to convey the positive impact of the CCSS on teaching and learning. http://www.nj.gov/education/sca/video/.
New Jersey’s Common Core Fact Sheet
This fact sheet addresses the following points:
• What are the Common Core State Standards?
• New Jersey Implementation of the Common Core
• Facts about the Common Core
• Broad Support for Raising the Bar
• Additional resources