Deb Sigman, Assistant Superintendent of Instruction in California dubbed the Common Core Standards as a "phenomenal do over opportunity" for education.
This is an opportunity to do what our children need in order to be prepared for the demands of the world in which they will live. However, that "do over opportunity" is predicated on the premise that these standards are understood and properly implemented.
On this site you will find resources that will help you develop that deep understanding. Return often as I am constantly posting new resources. Follow my blog as I reflect on my work with school sites and districts and share their successes and struggles. Please contact me with the answers you are discovering so that we all might learn together.
Here is a wonderful introduction to the Common Core created by the School Improvement Network. You can subscribe to their videos on YouTube. Check the Resource tab for many more ideas to help on your journey.