1. Common Core State Standards: Principles of Development

  2. The Mathematics Standards: How They Were Developed and Who Was Involved

  3. The English Language Arts Standards: Key Changes and their Evidence

  4. Writing to Inform and Make Arguments

  5. The Balance of Informational and Literary Texts in K-5

  6. Literary Non-Fiction in Grades 6-12: Opening New Worlds for Teachers and Students

  7. Literary Non-Fiction in the Classroom: Opening New Worlds for Students

  8. Literacy in Other Disciplines

  9. Text-Dependent Analysis in Action: Examples From Dr. MLK, Jr.'s Letter from a Birmingham Jail

  10. Conventions of Standard English Writing and Speaking

  11. Speaking and Listening: The Key Role of Evidence

  12. The Crucial Role of Higher Education and Business in Developing the Standards

  13. The Mathematics Standards: Key Changes and Their Evidence

  14. The Importance of Coherence in Mathematics

  15. The Importance of Focus in Mathematics

  16. The Importance of Mathematical Practices

  17. Mathematical Practices, Focus and Coherence in the Classroom

  18. Whole Numbers to Fractions in Grades 3-6

  19. Operations and Algebraic Thinking

  20. High School Math Courses

  21. The Importance of Mathematics Progressions

  22. The Importance of Mathematics Progressions from the Student Perspective

  23. Gathering Momentum for Algebra

  24. Mathematics Fluency: A Balanced Approach

  25. Ratio and Proportion in Grades 6-8: Connections to College and Career Skills

  26. The Mathematics Standards and the Shifts They Require

  27. Helping Teachers: Coherence and Focus

  28. Shifts in Math Practice: The Balance Between Skills and Understanding

  29. Tri-State Summit: Meeting the Needs of Disadvantaged Youth in the Afterschool Hours