### New Tools for the Common Core

## Jun 30, 2014

New Tools for the Common Core

Achieve3000
(www.achieve3000.com):
KidBiz3000 (2-5), TeenBiz3000 (6-8), Empower3000 (9-12), and Spark3000 (adults)
enable students at all levels to master the content area literacy skills needed
to meet the Common Core State Standards.

Adaptive
Curriculum Math (www.adaptivecurriculum.com): Designed for grades 6-12, the online AC Math
program integrates realworld scenarios that align to state, national, and
Common Core standards.

Aha!
Math (www.learning.com):
Aha! Math is fully aligned to state and Common Core State Standards and
provides tools to differentiate instruction.

Atomic
Tech Core (www.atomiclearning.com/k12): A suite of tools for school leaders to build their
Common Core implementation roadmaps.

Common
Core 360 (www.schoolimprovement.com): A Web-based library of resources that helps
educators understand what the Common Core Standards are, why they are needed,
and how to implement them.

Compass
Learning Odyssey (www.compasslearning.com/common-core): Odyssey adds new activities to support Common Core
State Standards and new alignments so teachers can select the Common Core
standards and learning paths.

Digits
(www.digitsmath.com):
Written entirely to the Common Core State Standards, this middle school math
core curriculum leverages technology to personalize learning.

Dream
Box Learning Math (www.dreambox.com): Dream Box Learning combines elementary math aligned
to the Common Core State Standards with a motivating learning environment and
the Dream Box Intelligent Adaptive Learning platform.

ePals
News Now Journalism Center (www.epals.com): This new learning center helps high school students
meet “real-world” journalism practices and communications standards, such as
those required by the Common Core standards.

Framework
for Teaching Evaluation Instrument (www.teachscape.com): Charlotte Danielson has updated her Framework for
Teaching Evaluation Instrument with the 2013 Edition that incorporates the
instructional implications of CCSS.

Getting
from Here to Core: How to Launch the Program that Launches Students (www.CTB.com/CommonCore.): A
comprehensive eGuide that delivers a roadmap for schools to effectively shift
to the Common Core assessments.

Global
Scholar (www.globalscholar.com): The company offers several products written 100% to meet CCSS,
including: Performance Series K-2 Reading & Mathematics assessments,
National CCSS Progress Monitoring tests and a National CCSS Item Bank with
additional items specific to Colorado’s 15% custom standards.

HMH
Fuse: Algebra 1, Common Core Edition (www.hmheducation.com): This
edition gives every student a personalized learning experience using video
tutorials, Math Motion examples, homework help, quizzes, tips, hints, and more.

HMH
Readers (www.hmheducation.com): HMH’s new iPad reading app, developed for Common Core Standards
mastery, is now available for free download in the iTunes App Store.

Insight
(www.learningstation.com): This cloud based program enables administrators to quickly create
assessments aligned with state and/or Common Core standards.

Inspiration
Maps (www.inspiration.com): Students use proven visual learning methodologies to develop and
demonstrate the critical thinking, literacy, and writing skills delineated in
the Common Core State Standards.

IXL
Math (www.IXL.com): This
tools is completely aligned to the Common Core and state standards, offering a
list of recommended practice skills for each strand, so teachers can easily
find the appropriate skills for their students.

Lexia
Reading Core5 (www.lexialearning.com): A technology-based program designed to
systematically present content and skills identified as essential by the Common
Core State Standards for ELA in grades K–5.

Measured
Progress Common Core Assessment Program (MeasuredProgress.org/CommonCore): The language arts and math program for grades 3-11
includes targeted Testlets, a new Item Bank, and PD that guides teachers as
they prepare for Common Core State Standards.

Mimio
Reading (www.Mimio.com):
This supplemental reading comprehension program for grades 3-8 is correlated to
the Common Core State Standards, using both individualized adaptive reading
instruction and interactive whiteboard group lessons to improve reading test
scores.

My
Big Campus (www.mybigcampus.com): Educators can now add custom, state, and Common Core standards to
content and assignments in My Big Campus.

netTrekker
Search by Knovation (www.knovationlearning.com): The new net Trekker Search provides access to more
than 330,000 digital resources aligned with state and Common Core standards.

NYLearns.org
(www.nylearns.org):
New York State’s Curriculum Management and Standards based system, featuring a
combination of standards-based resources integrated with a suite of Web-based
tools.

ODYSSEYWARE
SPARC (http://info.odysseyware.com/newyear): A new set of assessments and instructional
materials to help teachers identify competency levels against CCSS and provide
supplemental materials for targeted skills remediation.

Open
Punch (www.meritsoftware.com): This program takes students through the Common Core Standard
requirements of thinking and writing narrative, fact-based, and opinion
paragraphs.

PBS
KIDS PLAY! Classroom Edition (www.pbskidsplay.org): An online, cross-curricular program for Pre-K to
1st grade that contains hundreds of interactive activities aligned to Common
Core and McREL standards in math, science, language, creativity and more.

Peoples
Education (www.peopleseducation.com): This product suite, created specifically for the
Common Core, includes blended, print, and digital approaches to assessment,
instruction, and practice to target specific teaching and learning challenges.

Pearson
Algebra 1 Common Core Edition iBook and Geometry Common Core Edition (www.pearsonschool.com):
Pearson’s Algebra 1 Common Core Edition, in iBook format, brings educational
content to life with video, audio, assessment, interactive images, and 3D
animations. The Pearson Geometry Common Core Edition iBook addresses the CCSS
throughout every lesson.

Reading
Horizons Discovery (www.readinghorizons.com): This program is designed to help K-5 students read
by delivering material that meets and exceeds the Common Core for K-5
Foundational Skills standards.

Reading
Wonders (http://mheonline.com): A reading program designed specifically for the Common Core State
Standards.

Ready
Common Core (http://www.i-Ready.com/empower): Built for the Common Core, this program combines a
reliable measure and personalized instruction in a single online product.

Study
Island (www.studyisland.com): Study Island focuses on core skill areas related to state and Common
Core standards, with a focus on math, reading/English language arts, science,
and social studies.

Tales2Go
(www.tales2go.com):
Tales2Go on mackin VIA gives multiple users access to thousands of audio books,
which can be used for the Common Core “Speaking and Listening” standard.

Turnitin
Writing Rubrics (www.turnitin.com): Turnitin now offers open access to six writing
rubrics aligned to the Common Core State Standards for grades 9-10 and 11-12.

Wowzers
(www.wowzers.com):
Wowzers delivers math Common Core curriculum via story-driven games and
activities.

WriteToLearn
from Pearson (www.writetolearn.net): Write To Learn includes reading passages and essay
prompts to support Common Core State Standards.

WriteSteps
(www.writestepswriting.com): Write Steps is a digital and print K-5 Common Core
writing and grammar program.

Reach
for Reading (www.cengage.com): This new K-5 Common Core reading program features traditional
literature, paired with exclusive non-fiction content from National Geographic.

Ready
Common Core (www.curriculumassociates.com): This print and online program offers students in
grades 3–8 instruction and practice in math and reading while also offering
teachers resources to implement these lessons.

Zeos
from Pearson (www.pearsonschool.com/zeos): This online standards mastery program uses
“gamification” to prepare students for current statewide assessments and the
transition to new Common Core assessments.

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