• C&I

    Nevada Academic Content Standards

    In the WCSD Curriculum and Instruction Department we have found the following links helpful in understanding and working with the NVACS.

    Illustrative Mathematics Project

    This website guides the work of states, assessment consortia, and testing companies by illustrating the range and types of mathematical work that students will experience in a faithful implementation of the standards. It was created by Bill McCallum, lead math standards writer.

    Progressions Documents for the Common Core Math Standards

    This document describes the progression of a topic across a number of grade levels, informed both by research on children's cognitive development and by the logical structure of mathematics.  It was created by Bill McCallum, lead math standards writer.
    Inside Mathematics is a professional resource for educators that features classroom examples of innovative teaching methods and insights into student learning, tools for mathematics instruction that teachers can use immediately, and video tours of the ideas and materials on the website. Inside Mathematics will be aligning its tools and examples to the Common Core.

    Myths vs. Facts
    This document is a brief overview of the standards including information about the content, process, and implementation of the CCSS.

    PTA Guide to Student Success
    The Parents’ Guide to Student Success—in English and in Spanish—was developed in response to the Common Core State Standards in English language arts and mathematics that 48 states have adopted.

    SMARTER Balanced Assessment Consortium SBAC
    SBAC is state-led consortium working to develop next-generation assessments that are aligned to the Common Core State Standards and that accurately measure student progress toward college and career readiness. Nevada is part of this consortium.

    The Teaching Channel
    Teaching Channel is a video showcase -- on the Internet and TV -- of inspiring and effective teaching practices in America's schools.




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