Colleen Gravel, Director

Common Core Checklists for LA & Math, resources for the Arts, Social Studies, PE, Technology and World Langugages





Common Core Standards Website 

Teacher's Domain- Video and lesson ideas on numerous topics- free registration

Annenberg Media professional development workshops and courses provide teachers with content and pedagogical learning to strengthen their professional credentials. Workshops and courses cover specific curricular areas and grade levels.

Workshop and course resources consist of video, print, and Web components that can be used in three ways:

  1. In a study group with a facilitator. For more information on facilitating a group, see our facilitator guide.
  2. As an individual for self-study. To connect with other educators for discussion be sure to sign up for the teacher talk discussion lists on the workshop or course Web site.
  3. For graduate credit. Teachers can do the work individually or with a group. There is a per-credit fee from the institution granting credit.
All materials may be accessed for free from
  • Video programs are available as Video on Demand (VoD).
  • Print guides are downloadable in PDF format.


Professional Development Plans
NDOE website with info and templates

Class Room Resources

Classroom Activites by (and for) NJ Teachers






 NJCCS  The NJDOE's new Interactive site interactive site will "assist districts with curriculum  development and mapping, instruction, assessment and professional development"
Click on the links below in order to access the Word documents currently available for download.

2009 New Jersey Curriculum Project and Templates (Aligned to the 2009 Revised Standards)
PDF | Microsoft Word)

Time Lines for Adoption of Revised Core Curriculum Content Standards and the Implementation of Revised Curricula

Revised Core Curriculum Content Standards

 Adoption of Revised Standards

Implementation of Revised Curricula

        Common Core English Language Arts

 June 16, 2010

 K-12                       September 2012

Common Core Mathematics

 June 16, 2010

K-2                                    September 2011
3-5, high school              September 2012 
 6-8                                     September 2013


June 17, 2009

September 1, 2011

 Visual and performing arts

Comprehensive health and physical education


21st century life and careers

 World languages

June 17, 2009

September 1, 2012

 Social studies

September 9, 2009

September 1, 2012

* Revisions to the NJ standards for language arts and mathematics are temporarily on hold pending the release of the Common Core Standards Project, a multistate-led initiative coordinated by CCSSO and the NGA, to develop common English-language arts and mathematics standards in the states.

2009 Standards Website