Getting Started with Arizona’s College and Career Ready Standards Tool Box

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This “Getting Started” tool box was designed to support educators before and during the implementation of Arizona’s College and Career Ready Standards. This webpage will be continually updated as new samples and sources of instructional materials and services become available.

The Arizona Department of Education provides the following menu of services and resources but does not endorse any program or service advertised through associated links or websites. The $ icon indicates that a fee may be associated with specific services or resources.


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The Shifts in ELA/Literacy and math provide foundational knowledge for understanding the College and Career Ready State Standards by describing the essential changes in practice required by the standards. The College and Career Ready Shifts at a Glance is a document explaining the biggest changes in math and ELA/Literacy and a quick reference card on the Shifts.
The College and Career Ready Shifts at a Glance (2-pg PDF) | Shifts Quick-Reference Card – wallet size (2-pg PDF)
Achieve has developed materials to help states, districts, and others understand the organization and content of the standards and the content and evidence base used to support the standards.
Achieve Website
WestEd has launched a new website of research-based services and free resources to help schools, districts, and states implement the College and Career Ready standards. The new site offers more than 30 free resources and site visitors can read interviews with WestEd experts in multiple education areas including early childhood education, response to intervention, English language learners, and science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM).WestEd College and Career Ready Website

EngageNY was developed and is maintained by the New York State Department of Education. This site contains materials to help New York and other states, districts, and schools understand the College and Career Ready content and to provide resources to support the implementation of the College and Career Ready Standards.
EngageNY Website
The Hunt Institute offers short video vignettes expanding on key features of the Common Core State Standards (CCSS), all created by writers of the CCSS.
The Hunt Institute Video Library on You Tube
Common Core State Standard Initiative
Are you ready for THE College and Career Ready State Standards? The Arizona School Boards Association has created a two page overview for school board members to learn more about the standards.
Handout – PDF | ASBA Website

English Language Arts & Literacy in History/Social Studies, Science & Technical Subjects

Mathematics

Overview of Arizona’s College and Career Ready Standards – English Language Arts & Literacy in History/Social Studies, Science, & Technical Subjects Adobe PDF document Overview of Arizona’s College and Career Ready Standards – Mathematics Adobe PDF document
Key Points in English Language Arts (Corestandards.org)
Key Points in Mathematics (Corestandards.org)
How to Read the Standards (Corestandards.org) How to Read the Grade Level Standards (Corestandards.org)
Revised Publishers’ Criteria for the Common Core State Standards in English Language Arts and Literacy, Grades K-2 [corestandards.org revised 05/16/12] Adobe PDF document Standards for Mathematical Practice (Corestandards.org)
Revised Publishers’ Criteria for the Common Core State Standards in English Language Arts and Literacy, Grades 3-12 [corestandards.org revised 04/12/12] Adobe PDF document Mathematics Glossary (Corestandards.org)
Table 1. Common addition and subtraction situations (Corestandards.org) Adobe PDF document
Table 2. Common multiplication and division situations (Corestandards.org) Adobe PDF document
Table 3. The properties of operations (Corestandards.org) Adobe PDF document
Tools for the Common Core Standards in Mathematics Blog
NGA Center/CCSSO Mathematics Common Core Toolbox
K-8 Publishers’ Criteria for the Common Core State Standards for Mathematics [corestandards.org 7/20/12] Adobe PDF document

 

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