What... (i.e. camp, dance class, birthday party)
        
 
Pick a NYMetroParents Region: All Regions   Manhattan    Brooklyn    Queens    Westchester    Rockland   Fairfield    Nassau    Suffolk  

Resources

   

THE COMMON CORE EFFECT: RESOURCES FOR PARENTS

     Home  >  Articles  > NYMP News (not region specific)
by NYMetroParents Staff

Related: common core state standards, resources for parents, impact on education,


We've compiled a list of resources for parents to learn more about the Common Core State Standards and the impact it will have on your child's education.

boy doing homeworkAmidst the ongoing debate about the pros and cons of the Common Core State Standards, many believe that the Common Core has provided a national platform for innovation. “For the first time, content developers can invest for a national market,” writes Tom Vander Ark, author of Getting Smart: How Digital Learning is Changing the World, on GettingSmart.com. “The Core has triggered a wave of investment in engaging, personalized learning content and tools.” (Technology is mentioned in 78 of the standards, after all.)

If you’re still not sure what the Core is all about—and how its implementation this year will impact your child’s education—we’ve whittled down a list of the best educational resources. Whether you want a simple infographic to shed some light or one web page chock-full of reliable, thought-provoking links and explanations, we’ve got you covered:

The Common Core State Standards Initiative
corestandards.org
Official site with specific standards outlined by grade level and subject matter

Education Week’s Common Core Home
edweek.org/topics/standards
Features the latest news and ongoing commentary about the standards

Edutopia’s Common Core Resource Guide
edutopia.org/common-core-state-standards-resources
A guide to websites, organizations, articles, and other resources geared specifically toward teachers and other educators

A Primer from Common Sense Media
nymetroparents.com/core
An excellent first stop for someone who wants an introduction to the Common Core, plus an array of links to commentary on related issues such as technology and how to measure success

“Technology Maximizes Common Core Success”
iste.org/standards/common-core
An infographic illustrating how digital learning plays a central and substantive role in ensuring that all students graduate college and are career-ready, from the International Society for Technology in Education

 

Also see:

Are Smaller Class Sizes Better?

Tips to Personalize Your Child's Education at Home

The Personal Touch: Classroom Innovations for Personalized Learning

 


Did you find this helpful?

Get more useful parenting info weekly
Sign-up for newsletter


More NYMP News (not region specific) Articles

The New York Palace Partners with Broadway Musical Finding Neverland to Offer Package Deal
NYMetroParents Wins 17 Awards at 2015 Parenting Media Association Banquet
Original Unpublished Manuscript by Beloved Author Dr. Seuss Discovered
Information About NYMetroParents' Cover Contest
Meet the Camps: Long Island

Be a good fellow parent and share this with a friend who would be interested
Email Friend

Local NYMP News (not region specific) Sponsors


iSchool of Music & Art
14 Vanderventer Ave.
Port Washington, NY
516-883-5000
iSchool features exceptional music and art teacher...

MATTY ROXX
Serving New York, New Jersey, Connecticut, and Pennsylvania
New City, New York
917-830-ROXX (7699)
Make your child's birthday party or event special ...

Kids Favorites
Serving Westchester & Rockland County NY as well as Northern NJ
845-512-8246
Let Kids Favorites bring your party to life with o...
Hudson Country Montessori
44-A Shelter Rock Rd.
Danbury, CT
203-744-8088
...

Merrick Pediatric Dentistry
1756A Merrick Ave.
Merrick, NY
516-547-1997
We are always welcoming new patients and we would ...
See Our NYMP News (not region specific) Directory

local zones

Nassau

Nassau cont.

Suffolk

Suffolk cont.

Westchester

Westchester cont.

Fairfield

Rockland

Rockland cont.

Queens

Queens cont.

Brooklyn

Brooklyn cont.

Manhattan

Copyright 2015 NY Metro Parents Magazine Site Design: THE VOICE