Truth About the Common Core Standards
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Ten things parents should know about the Common Core Standards | Colorín Colorado

This article by Dr. Karen Ford provides a brief overview of what parents need to know about the Common Core State Standards and is also available in Spanish.
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A simple explanation of the 10 most important things for parents to know about the Common Core Standards. 

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Two-page Parents' Guides to Student Success (Color) - For Parents - National PTA

Two-page Parents' Guides to Student Success (Color) - For Parents - National PTA | Truth About the Common Core Standards | Scoop.it
Printable documents in English and Spanish that provides an overview of what your child will learn by the end of their grade year.
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The National PTA published printable documents that explain the Common Core Standards for each grade and subject level. Includes documents for K-8 and High School Math and English, in both English and Spanish.

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Home | Common Core State Standards Initiative

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The main website for the Common Core Standards.  On this website you can find a section for parents, you can read the standards, and find out how the standards are being implemented in your state.  

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Myths vs. Facts | Common Core State Standards Initiative

Myths vs. Facts | Common Core State Standards Initiative | Truth About the Common Core Standards | Scoop.it
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A breakdown of common misconceptions of the common core standards.  The article clears up myths regarding the content and quality of the standards, as well as the process and implementation that goes along with them. 

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Q&A: A Crash Course On Common Core

Q&A: A Crash Course On Common Core | Truth About the Common Core Standards | Scoop.it
The new benchmarks in reading and math have been adopted in 45 states and Washington, D.C. But there's still plenty of confusion about what exactly the standards are, and what they mean for students.
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National Public Radio answers common questions about the new common core standards and the impact that they have on classrooms. 

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Common Core Leaders Are Not Fans Of This Difficult Math Problem

Common Core Leaders Are Not Fans Of This Difficult Math Problem | Truth About the Common Core Standards | Scoop.it
It may be the first time a math problem has gone viral on the Internet.

A frustrated father posted a subtraction problem from his second-grade son’s math quiz on Facebook this week with a note to the teacher calling it ridiculous. Conservati...
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An article from Huffington Post that explains that the frustration many parents are facing with new methods of teaching mathematics is NOT a result of the common core. New curriculums that schools are using a way to teach students the standards set by the common core are actually to blame.
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Benchmarking for Success

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The common core standards will help to ensure that students in the United States are receiving an education that is competitive on a global level. 

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Three-Minute Video Explaining the Common Core State Standards

This three-minute video explains how the Common Core State Standards will help students achieve at high levels and help them learn what they need to know to get…
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A video summary that explains how the Common Core Standards will improve students education experience in just three minutes! 

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2013_PDKGallup.pdf

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An article in Kappan Magazine about how the Common Core fits into the direction of education in the 21st century.

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