"The Common Core State Standards are a set of high-quality academic standards in mathematics and English Language Arts (ELA). These learning goals outline what a student should know and be able to do at the end of each grade. This initiative was created to ensure that all students graduate from high school with the skills and knowledge necessary to succeed in college, career, and life, regardless of where they live. Forty-three states, the District of Columbia, four territories, and the Department of Defense Education Activity (DoDEA) have voluntarily adopted and are moving forward with the Common Core." (Common Core State Standards Initiative, 2015)
Below are helpful tutorials to assist in both understanding the standards and, most importantly, how to support your child at home: