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This collection of combined resources will aid in furthering understanding of the Common Core State Standards for Mathematics (CCSSM) and its implementation in Arkansas.

Understanding the Standards

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Common Core Arkansas is an informative video about the Common Core State Standards (CCSS).
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The Council of the Great City Schools has produced a Three-Minute Video Explaining the CCSS.
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The Common Core State Standards for Mathematics (CCSSM), as adopted by the Arkansas Department of Education (ADE), can be found at http://www.corestandards.org.  This site has many resources for understanding and implementing the CCSSM:

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The ADE has partnered with Arkansas Educational Television Network (AETN) to develop, present, and publish presentations and materials on understanding the CCSS, which are housed on http://ideas.aetn.org/commoncore:

Supporting Learning

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Common Core at Work is a video about the implementation of the Common Core State Standards in Arkansas.
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In addition to the CCSSM, the Arkansas State Board of Education adopted numerous other curriculum framework documents, including several specific to mathematics, based primarily on the CCSS.
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As part of ADE’s partnership with AETN, there is a library of math-based curriculum and assessment presentations and materials that are designed to support learning.

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ADE and AETN have also launched a Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) Foundations site which houses exemplar videos of CCSS based instruction coupled with the materials needed to implement these lessons in Arkansas classrooms.
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AETN’s PBS LearningMedia system provides resources for teachers utilizing digital learning.
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ADE and its mathematics specialists have composed and maintain a collection of mathematics resources for curriculum planning.

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ADE has also produced a Refrigerator Curriculum that parents can use to support classroom instruction.

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Arkansas is part of the Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers (PARCC) consortia. PARCC has many classroom resources for educators including the PARCC Model Content Frameworks, which may be beneficial for curriculum development using the CCSS.

Additional CCSS Resources 

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For more information, please contact:

Stacy Smith, Director of Curriculum and Instruction
Arkansas Department of Education
Division of Learning Services
Four Capitol Mall, Room 301-B
Little Rock, AR 72201
Phone: 501-682-7442

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