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A collection of resources to support implementation of the Common Core State Standards.





       



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A report by State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tom Torlakson's Task Force on Educator Excellence, published September 2012.
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A Look at Grades Seven and Eight in California Public Schools: Transitioning to the Common Core State Standards in English Language Arts and Mathematics is an online publication that contains grade-level chapters with short descriptive narratives and the content standards for the CCSS in English language arts and mathematics.
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Join the Common Core State Standards Resources listserv to receive information and updates regarding the implementation of the Common Core State Standards.
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Supplemental Instructional Materials Review (SIMR) for CCSS-aligned English Language Arts materials.
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Adopted by the State Board of Education on January 16, 2013. This document establishes criteria for evaluating instructional materials for the eight-year adoption cycle beginning with the primary adoption in 2013-14. These criteria serve as evaluation guidelines for the statewide adoption of mathematics instructional materials for kindergarten through grade eight.
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2014 Mathematics Adoption     Views: 67

Programs adopted by State Board of Education on January 15, 2014. Information is organized by the three program types: Basic Grade-Level, Algebra 1, and Mathematics 1.
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Parent and Guardian Practice Test Notification Template: Available Translations
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Recording of a live webinar presented by the California Department of Education, Sacramento County Office of Education, and San Juan Unified on December 9, 2013. Presentation provides information for schools and districts to prepare their current information technology as it relates to the Smarter Balanced Assessment Consortium assessments.
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Information about the Smarter Balanced Digital Library, set to launch in 2014.
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Presentations on the Smarter Balanced Assessment Consortium.
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Parent and Guardian Practice Test Notification Template: Spanish Translation
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Smarter Balanced Updates     Views: 14

Current update and archived updates sent to the CDE Smarter Balanced e-mail list. To receive bimonthly updates on Smarter Balanced activities, join the California Department of Education's Smarter Balanced e-mail list by sending a blank e-mail to subscribe-caaspp@mlist.cde.ca.gov.
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Information about and links to the Career Technical Education (CTE) Model Curriculum Standards, adopted by the State Board of Education January 16, 2013.
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Overview of the Common Core State Standards (CCSS) Web page and the interactive significant milestones timeline, as well as tips for finding CCSS resources.
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This one page handout includes a list of resources for parents and guardians interested in learning more about the CCSS and how to support their child's attainment of these standards.
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This one page handout includes a list of resources for parents and guardians interested in learning more about the CCSS and how to support their child's attainment of these standards.
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Language from education trailer bill, Assembly Bill 86, Section 85 (Chapter 48, Statutes of 2013) of the Budget Act of 2013.
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The Smarter Balanced Practice Tests, including scoring guides, are now available for grades 3 through 8 and grade 11 in English-language arts (ELA) and mathematics. The Practice Tests provide a preview of the Smarter Balanced assessments, but do not reflect the full range of content that students may encounter on the actual assessments.
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Templates for local education agencies (LEAs) to notify parents and guardians about the availability of the Smarter Balanced Practice Tests.
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Resources to support the teaching of the Common Core State Standards (CCSS) with the California English Language Development Standards (CA ELD Standards).
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Information on the Web-based tool used by districts to report each school's current information technology as it relates to the Smarter Balanced Assessment Consortium assessments.
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Supplemental Instructional Materials Review (SIMR) for English Language Development (ELD).
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SIMR - Mathematics     Views: 51

Supplemental Instructional Materials Review (SIMR) for CCSS-aligned mathematics materials.
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Questions and answers regarding Assembly Bill (AB) 484, which establishes California's new statewide student assessment system. AB 484 was signed into law on October 2, 2013.
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Information about and resources to support the Model School Library Standards for California Public Schools adopted by State Board of Education in September 2010.
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This calculator estimates the number of days and associated network bandwidth required to administer English Language Arts (ELA) and Mathematics assessments given the number of students, number of computers, and number of hours per day computers are available for testing at a specific school.
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Information and resources for parents and guardians that explain mathematics instruction used today and provide suggestions for supporting their child's academic success.
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Addresses the Smarter Balanced Comprehensive Plan and the collaborative role of teachers to facilitate the changes being implemented to improve teaching and learning.
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Addresses common questions that are asked about the Smarter Balanced Assessments.
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In grades 3 through 8 and 11 for ELA and mathematics. The summative assessments are administered as part of the California Assessment of Student Performance and Progress (CAASPP) System.
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Smarter Balanced Resources     Views: 16

Preliminary test blueprints, accessibility and accommodation information, Common Core State Standards, presentations, frequently asked questions, and fact sheets.
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Local educational agencies (LEAs) have been invited to participate in a voluntary, ongoing survey of local implementation activities. Each LEA has been provided with a unique Web address linked to its own survey and is free to update its responses at any time.
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English Language Arts/English Language Development Framework Professional Learning Launch Events information.
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This video provides an overview of the Mathematics Framework for California Public Schools, which provides guidance to teachers, administrators, and other educators for implementing the CA CCSS for Mathematics.
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This six-minute video provides a general introduction to the Digital Library with endorsements from California educators who are using formative assessment resources from the Digital Library.
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Adopted by the State Board of Education January 2015.
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Standards for Career Ready Practice   (PDF)   Views: 15

State Superintendent of Public Instruction (SSPI) Tom Torlakson announced in a news release the availability of Standards for Career Ready Practice (PDF), twelve broad standards—drawn in part from California’s Career Technical Education Model Curriculum Standards—that describe in general terms what students need to succeed beyond academic skills in transitioning to postsecondary education, career training, or the workforce.
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The CAASPP Communications Toolkit is a link to Smarter Balanced Summative Assessment resources, including communications and key informational documents to inform schools, families, and community representatives about online summative testing.
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This video provides an overview of the English Language Arts/English Language Development (ELA/ELD) Framework for California Public Schools, which provides guidance to teachers, administrators, and other educators for implementing the CA CCSS for ELA/Literacy and the CA ELD Standards.
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Information fact sheets for teachers, parents, policy makers, and other stakeholders.
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Latest information about new generation of English-language arts and mathematics assessments.
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The Higher Mathematics Courses Standards Maps were developed to assist LEAs in their selection of instructional materials for high school. The standards maps provide a valuable tool for LEAs in their review and adoption of instructional materials.
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Frequently asked questions (FAQs) about the Smarter Balanced Assessment Consortium student assessments.
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Addresses accessibility and accommodations for students who are English learners and students with disabilities who are taking Smarter Balanced assessments.
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Talking points which provide information to correct common misperceptions about Smarter Balanced assessments.
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In a letter to the State Board of Education (SBE), leaders of the University of California system, the California State University system, the California Community Colleges, and the Association of Independent California Colleges and Universities outlined their endorsement of the Common Core State Standards (CCSS) and support for the continuing collaboration between K–12 and higher education.
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Paper highlighting selected key concepts and guidelines from the ELA/ELD Framework regarding the foundational skills of reading with a focus on the skills as they relate to literacy development in English.
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California Spotlight     Views: 7

This is a feature of the CDE CCSS Update Listserv to highlight and share Web sites, curriculum, lessons, units, communications, and other online resources developed by California schools, districts, and county offices of education to support the use of the CCSS.
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Designed to improve and promote teaching and learning by providing information that can be used to monitor student progress toward mastery of the Common Core State Standards. These optional resources are available to all K–12 teachers in ELA and mathematics.
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Four local educational agencies discuss their implementation work during the July 2014 State Board of Education meeting.
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