Common Core Links and Information
These documents and website links are tools for educators to use as we transition and implement the Common Core State Standards (CCSS) that were adopted by North Carolina. Additional resources are provided that will help schools align curriculum, instruction, and assessment with the new standards.
Key concepts found in the K-12 Common Core State Standards in Mathematics and English Language Arts.
Smarter Balanced Assessment Consortium
The Smarter Balanced Assessment Consortium brings together 30 states, including North Carolina, to create a common, innovative assessment system for Mathematics and English Language Arts that is aligned with the Common Core State Standards.
Hunt Institute Videos
The following are online resources organized by subject.
Doing What Works: Research-based education practices online
ZooBurst: Create your own interactive 3D pop-up books
Federal Resources for Educational Excellence (FREE) (ELA resources)
Tagxedo (create word clouds from famous speeches, new articles, etc.)
TextProject (help for struggling readers)
Federal Resources for Educational Excellence (History and Social Studies resources)
Federal Resources for Educational Excellence (Math resources)
Animoto (create video slideshows)
Keepvid (download streaming videos)
ABCYa (K-5 educational computer games and activities)
Glogster (create online posters)
Federal Resources for Educational Excellence (Arts and Music resources)