Common Core State Standards

Prepare students to be college and career ready.


More rigorous standards that focus on deeper understanding and application

Increasing levels of complexity by adding more informative and nonfictional text to the curriculum.

Emphasis on reading and writing accross subjects and on academic, technical vocabulary.


Attention to conceptual understanding, procedural fluency, and application.

Students explore multiple representations including verbal descriptions, graphs and tables, and symbolic notation.

Students are expected to learn how and when to apply what they know.