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. 

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...

Number of views: 126
Date created: 05/29/2015 - 15:17

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.

Number of views: 67
Date created: 05/29/2015 - 15:18

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.

Number of views: 55
Date created: 05/29/2015 - 15:19

Long Term Goals-Math Gazette

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

Number of views: 120
Date created: 06/01/2015 - 13:42

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.

Number of views: 124
Date created: 06/01/2015 - 13:43

Building Blocks of a Standard

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

Number of views: 433
Date created: 06/01/2015 - 13:56

Lesson-Sized Learning Goals and Success Criteria

This tool is used to record the Learning Goals and Success Criteria of lesson-sized stacks of Building Blocks. Teachers may choose to use one template per stack or record multiple stacks on the same template.

Number of views: 355
Date created: 06/01/2015 - 13:57

Elementary School Yearlong Planning for ELA

The Yearlong Plan template is used to organize the new and recurring work of the grade-level into a thoughtful sequence of learning for the year.

Number of views: 123
Date created: 06/01/2015 - 13:59

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