Nationwide educational standards to help students become ready for college or career. Approved in 48 states and territories Currently implemented in a few states Training in most states currently What is Common Core State Standards (CCSS)?
English Language Arts and Mathematics Science is currently being developed Many states aligned (or in process of aligning) current curriculum with new standards If your state isn’t in the “list” maybe not adopted yet or already similar – check your state’s DOE website Subscribe to your state’s DOE email list for updates
Reading:Literature (RL) Reading:Informational Text (RI) Reading:Foundational Skills –only K-3 (RF) Writing (W) Speaking and Listening (SL) Language (L) Code.GradeLevel.StandardNumber English Language Arts (K-5 and 6-12)
Standard: Reading Foundational Skills Level: Kindergarten # of standard categories: 4 Print Concepts Phonological Awareness Phonics and Word Recognition Fluency
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Counting and Cardinality (CC) Operations and Algebraic Thinking (OA) Numbers and Operations in Base 10 (NBT) Measurement and Data (MD) Geometry (G) Numbers and Operations – Fractions (NF) Ratios and Proportional Relationships (RP) Statistics and Probability (SP) Expressions and Equations (EE) The Number System (NS) Functions (F) Highschool standards – trig,polynomials,etc… GradeLevel.code.StandardNumber Mathematics (K-8) & Highschool
Standard: Measurement and Data Level: Kindergarten # of standard categories: 2 # of standards:3 Describe and Compare measurable attributes Classify objects and count the number of objects in each category
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A couple of titles specifically mentioned: First Encyclopedia of Human Body and All About Scabs Greek Myths, Stories from Around the World, Folk Tales, Aesop’s Fables, Shakespeare Great info to know for schools but also home shows Things to Know…
Mention it in library meetings Set up meetings with grade level reps Public libraries Gives us credibility How can this help us with schools and libraries?
How can this help us with Home Parties? Helps moms pick out books for their children Don’t need a copy of the list with you Just let them know we are aligned and we can help you pick out appropriate books for their child Homeschooling families will appreciate Get leads for schools
Animals are awesome Colors, shapes, alphabet, numbers Active play Award winning read-aloud collection Creepy Crawlies My Community and My Home Dinosaurs On The Farm Holidays Manners Big Machines Monsters and Make-Believe Nursery Rhymes and Fairy Tales Let’s Read – Phonics Space Teacher/Parent Resource Guides All About Water Weather Read Aloud Collection Themes
Creativity and Problem Solving are key themes in gifted education national standards www.NAGC.org Most states have gifted programs but not all have gifted funding Great opportunity for “mini-bookfairs” for those classes since they don’t get funding Home show moms love materials for gifted children CIA > School & Library > Core Curriculum