Common Core Resources

"15 Educational Search Engines for Research." 15 Educational Search Engines for Research. Rasmussen College, 2013. Web. 14 Feb. 2013. <>.

"It’s no secret that there are heaps of useless websites on the Internet—and it is an endless challenge to sift through the rubbish to get what we really need. Fortunately, Web 2.0 has recently evolved to appeal to niche markets—and one of them is education. The lives of teachers, professors and students are hard enough as it is with demanding hours, straining subject matter and endless research. There are many great search engines that can ease the strain of these pressures. I’ve picked out my favorite ones for college students and higher education professionals that offer functionality that attempts to traverse the invisible web and uncover hidden resources for researching."


"153 Videos." Inspirational Teaching Videos: Covering Common Core, Math, Science, English And More. The Teaching Channel, 2013. Web. 14 Feb. 2013.
 "Teaching Channel is a video showcase—on the Internet and TV—of inspiring and effective teaching practices in America's schools. We have a rapidly growing community of registered members who trade ideas and share inspiration from each other. With the help of the Tch community, our mission is to revolutionize how teachers learn, connect, and inspire each other to improve the outcomes for all K-12 students across America." Can create a free account.


"50 Important Links for Common Core Educators." Online Colleges. Online Colleges, 2013. Web. 14 Feb. 2013. <>.

            Provides a link to resources for helping educators implement Common Core.


"ISEEK - Education." ISEEK - Education. Vantage Labs LLC., n.d. Web. 14 Feb. 2013.

 "iSEEK™ Education is a targeted search engine that compiles hundreds of thousands of authoritative resources from university, government, and established noncommercial providers. It provides time-saving intelligent search and a personal Web-based library to help you locate the most relevant results immediately and find them quickly later."


OSTENSON, JONATHAN, and RACHEL WADHAM. "Young Adult Literature And The Common Core: A Surprisingly Good Fit." American Secondary Education41.1(2012): 4-13. Academic Search Elite. Web. 14 Feb. 2013.

A great article!


"Search." AASL Learning4Life Lesson Plan Database. AASL, 2013. Web. 14 Feb. 2013.

A component of the American Association of School Librarians that provides lesson plans that meet Common Core standards.


Starkey, Carolyn Jo. "The Common Core Daily." N.p., 2013. Web. 14 Feb. 2013.

A source edited by Carolyn Jo Starkey that includes many different articles and current research relating to Common Core.


Starkey, Carolyn Jo. "School Librarians and the Common Core Standards: Resources - LiveBinder." School Librarians and the Common Core Standards: Resources - LiveBinder. N.p., n.d. Web. 14 Feb. 2013.

An extremely comprehensive resource that covers anything and everything Common Core!


"Time-Saving Formative Assessment Tools." MasteryConnect. MasteryConnect, 2012. Web. 14 Feb. 2013. <>.

 Teachers can create free accounts. "MasteryConnect makes it simple to share and discover common formative assessments and track mastery of state and Common Core standards. Built-in grading tools save teachers time."
"Webinars." Professional Development. Collaborize Classroom, 2013. Web. 14 Feb. 2013.

 The exact URL included will take you to the Webinar page. These are some great webinars to watch which can help to get you going with implementing technology and Common Core. "Collaborize Classroom® is a free online collaborative education platform that allows students and teachers to transcend the boundaries of their physical classroom to engage in an online collaborative learning environment. Collaborize Classroom offers a variety of compelling and intuitive structures for online discussion that are designed to support innovative teaching and promote higher level thinking."