For lesson plan templates, how-to videos and more, go to www.nysut.org/commoncore. Lessons will be added throughout the school year.
- The Education & Learning Trust, NYSUT's nonprofit professional development organization serving members who work in education, is co-sponsoring a one-day Common Core institute on Long Island and in Albany and Rochester in early October. For information, go to www.nysut.org/elt.
- This year's edition of Educator's Voice, NYSUT's journal of best practices in education, focuses on the state's Common Core Learning Standards for English Language Arts & Literacy. It's available online at www.nysut.org/educatorsvoice.
- AFT's free online resource Share My Lesson - www.sharemylesson.com - offers many Common Core lesson plans.
- The National Education Association offers input from a panel of educators in "Six Ways the Common Core is Good for Students." Go to www.neatoday.org/2013/05/10/six-ways-the-common-core-is-good-for-students.
- The State Education Department has posted Common Core materials at www.EngageNY.org.