"Progressions Documents", the documents which outline specific mathematical learning progressions upon which the Common Core State Standards were based. If you're in a state that teaches these you should definitely find some time to read through them. If you are a teacher elsewhere, it can't hurt to understand these progressions.
Nice article defining standards and curriculum and mapping the connections between them. Gives five "big ideas" for converting from the CCSS to a curriculum effectively.
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instead of bashing the CCSS/ACCRS, and fighting about standards that are “failing
your child”, I encourage everyone to put his/her energy into supporting our
state’s efforts to hire and retain the best and brightest professionals.
Common Core is a step in that direction, and in many ways it is a necessary condition for any number of education reforms. Don't fall for cheap conspiracies. It's a major step forward.
Common Core is arbitrary and untested. Standards are fine, but need to have some basis in research, not just because the have financial support from rich people and corporations who think they know what's best for all.
Grades 1st - 12th. This resource was developed for parents by the PTA to inform parents what their child will work on in a particular grade and how they can help at home.