Resource Library

The Center on Standards and Assessment Implementation (CSAI) reviews a variety of resources, ranging from guidance documents, research papers, and policy briefs to tools and websites aimed at supporting state and local education agency leadership in making decisions about their standards, assessment programs, and accountability systems. Reviewed resources are added monthly. 

Long Term Goals-Math Yearlong Plan

This tool is designed to be used in tandem with the Gazette and helps teachers arrange the CCRS in math into a yearlong sequence of learning.

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Date created: 06/01/2015 - 13:43

Long Term Goals-Math Gazette

This tool is used to organize teachers’ analysis of grade-level math CCRS in an instructionally meaningful way. 

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Date created: 06/01/2015 - 13:42

Getting a Handle on the Standards - Worksheet 6 Implication Coding Worksheet - Identifying Needed Resources

After examining the new Mathematics and ELA & Literacy CCSS in depth, an important next step in thinking about the CCSS is to determine what existing curricular materials are currently available for providing instruction in each of the standards. Use Worksheet #6 to complete this task.

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Date created: 05/29/2015 - 15:19

Getting a Handle on the Standards - Worksheet 5 Note Taking Worksheet - Implication Coding

After examining the new Mathematics and ELA & Literacy CCSS in depth, an important next step in thinking about the CCSS is to determine what existing lessons are currently aligned to the standards. Use Worksheet #5 to complete this task.

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Date created: 05/29/2015 - 15:18

Getting a Handle on the Standards - Worksheet 4 Studying the Learning Progressions of the Mathematics and ELA & Literacy CCSS

Reviewing the standards across grade levels (e.g., from K-12) can help teachers gain a broader sense of the progression of learning that occurs as students become more sophisticated in their understanding of a particular concept or skill described in a standard. Use Worksheet #4, accessible here...

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Date created: 05/29/2015 - 15:17

Getting a Handle on the Standards - Worksheet 3 Studying the Old and New Standards - ELA & Literacy

Use Worksheet #3 to record your comparison of old and new ELA standards. Below are instructions for comparing Standards as found in the resource, Getting a Handle on the Standards.

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Date created: 05/29/2015 - 15:16

Getting a Handle on the Standards - Worksheet 2 Interpreting the K-12 Standards for Mathematical Practice

Using Worksheet #2, follow the instructions below to begin the process of understanding the Practice Standards. The activity can be completed individually, in pairs, or in small groups.

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Date created: 05/29/2015 - 15:10

Getting a Handle on the Standards - Worksheet 1 Browsing the Mathematics CCSS

In general, the Mathematics CCSS are described in more detail and organized differently from most States’ previous Mathematics standards. Across all grades, the Mathematics CCSS focus on depth of learning rather than on breadth of coverage. Before reading the Mathematics CCSS in detail, a useful...

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Date created: 05/29/2015 - 15:06

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