Iowa Core Mathematics - Includes:

The Hunt Institute - Detailed videos regarding the State Mathematic Standards.

Research and Articles - Critical research supporting the Common Core Standards.


Standards Shifts in Mathematics - Resources include a video, a Shifts Quick-Reference Card (wallet-size), and a Mathematics Core Shifts at a Glance.

Coherence Maps - Shows the connections between Common Core State Standards for Mathematics.

Progression Documents - Explains why standards are sequenced the way they are, points out cognitive difficulties and pedagogical solutions, and gives more detail on challenging areas of the mathematics.

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Unwrapping Resources

Mathematics: Focus by Grade Level - The Standards call for a greater focus in mathematics. Rather than racing to cover topics in a mile-wide, inch-deep curriculum, the Standards require us to significantly narrow and deepen the way time and energy is spent in the math classroom.

Illustrative Mathematics - Designed and written to “illustrate” what the content and practice standards look like and mean. (William McCallum, a was a lead writer of the State Standards for Mathematics, head of the math department at the University of Arizona, and is a Founding Partner of Illustrative Mathematics.)