Welcome to the Common Core State Standards (CCSS).
Hey parents! You may have some questions about what the standards are, and what you can do to help at home.
Here are some resources to help you wade through the TONS of information out there. If you have any further questions, just ask.
First, start by watching this informative video.
Here is the District's CCSS page.
Then, check here, California's Department of Education page for CCSS. There are pages for teachers, parents and students, and administrators.
After, read a few articles for parents:
about the CCSS from the official website
Very interesting article
Article that explains the basics of the CCSS
from the UT
Now, check out some parent guides. These are from three sources:
information for both math and English Language Arts
organized by grade level,
Parent guides for other grade levels are available directly on the three websites listed above. Also on the websites are guides in other languages as well.
How will the kids be tested?
We'll be using a test called Smarter Balanced Assessment Consortium.
Thank you to 4th Grade Loma Portal teacher, Amy Kinseth, for creating this central page of Common Core Information. Please email her with questions or comments. Akinseth@sandi.net