“And I’m calling on our nation’s governors and state education chiefs to develop standards and assessments that don’t simply measure whether students can fill in a bubble on a test, but whether they possess 21st Century skills like problem solving and critical thinking and entrepreneurship and creativity.” President Obama, 1 March 2009. New for 2013: Ten new 'Classroom Challenge' formative assessment lessons for Middle School are now available, including the first five lessons for Grade 6 . Project goals The project is working to design and develop well-engineered assessment tools to support US schools in implementing the Common Core State Standards for Mathematics (CCSSM). Products
Return to list of Standards . The Common Core State Standards for Mathematics define what students should understand and be able to do in their study of mathematics. For more information on the standards themselves, go to Common Core State Standards Initiative Mathematics Standards site. Full standard statements are listed below.