This is a video put out by Dr. Raj Shah that highlights why schools are teaching math differently.
The Orange County Department of Education created a parent handbook that gives an introduction to the California Common Core Standards as well as a more detailed overview of the English Language Arts and Math standards for Kindergarten through 8th grade.
The National PTA created an overview for what students will learn in English Language Arts and Math for Kindergarten through 12th grade. In addition, there are suggestions for parents who would like to help support student learning at home.
https://www.engageny.org/file/14596/download/parent_workshop_backpack_guide.pdf EngageNY.org is developed and maintained by the New York State Education Department. This handout discusses the key shifts in Common Core standards, explains changes that will take place in classrooms, and offers suggestions to support student learning at home.
https://www.engageny.org/file/4646/download/parent_workshop_what_parents_can_do_handout.pdf- EngageNY.org is developed and maintained by the New York State Education Department. This handout outlines expectations for students and suggests ideas for parents in connection with Common Core standards for English Language Arts and Math.
This appendix from the Common Core State Standards includes research to explain key elements in the standards, along with key terms and vocabulary.
This appendix from the Common Core State Standards includes sample texts and performance tasks for each grade level.
This selection from the Common Core State Standards discusses the key shifts in English Language Arts.
This selection from the Common Core State Standards discusses the key shifts in Math.