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The following tools and resources are available through our Common Core Corps program.  We will continue posting the materials from this program as it evolves between March 2014 and May 2015, so please check back often for the latest materials.

Common Core Math Basics
An overview of the Common Core Math Standards, how they grow from grade to grade, and sample activities for students.

Online Math Resources for Students
There are many useful FREE online math resources to help student learn and practice math skills.  This list is categorized by math concept.

Online Math Resources for Students - Part 2
A shorter list of resources than the one above, this list focuses on Counting/Numbers, Operations, and Geometry Activity Sites.

Meet the PARCC Challenge - Math Activities that Support Success on the PARCC Assessment
This tool provides guidance on how to help students in Illinois prepare for the Math section of the PARCC (the new state assessment) . It includes sample assessment questions and activities to help students recognize patterns as they work to solve problems, rather than focus exclusively on the answer.

More Common Core resources can be found here .
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