Depth of Knowledge

Link to a website with detailed information on the Depth of Knowledge

Web Page Depth of Knowledge Guide

Common Core General Tools and Resources

  • LACOE Common Core Website

    The Los Angeles County Office of Education (LACOE), Division of Curriculum and Instructional Services is committed to providing up to date information regarding the implementation of the Common Core State Standards along with tools and resources to support all districts.
  • Digital Citizenship

    Digital Citizenship is a concept which helps teachers, technology leaders and parents to understand what students/children/technology users should know to use technology appropriately. Digital Citizenship is more than just a teaching tool; it is a way to prepare students/technology users for a society full of technology.
  • Common Sense Media

    Common Sense Media is dedicated to improving the lives of kids and families by providing the trustworthy information, education, and independent voice they need to thrive in a world of media and technology.
Web Page Common Core General Tools and Resources

Common Core Resources for Parents

Web Page Common Core Resources for Parents

Common Core Mathematics Resources

  • K-5 Math Teaching Resources
    This site provides an extensive collection of free resources, math games, and hands-on math activities aligned with the Common Core State Standards for Mathematics. Our math printables are suitable for use in math centers, small group or whole class settings. Instructions for each activity are presented in large print on a task card in child-friendly language to enable students to work on tasks independently after a brief introduction to the task.
  • Illustrative Mathematics
    Illustrative Mathematics provides guidance to states, assessment consortia, testing companies, and curriculum developers by illustrating the range and types of mathematical work that students experience in a faithful implementation of the Common Core State Standards, and by publishing other tools that support implementation of the standards.
  • Inside Mathematics - Common Core State Standards/Standards for Mathematical Practice
    Welcome to Inside Mathematics, a professional resource for educators passionate about improving students' mathematics learning and performance. This site features classroom examples of innovative teaching methods and insights into student learning, tools for mathematics instruction that teachers can use immediately, and video tours of the ideas and materials on the site.
  • Math Vocabulary
    These comprehensive math vocabulary lists are based on the Common Core State Math Standards and are organized by grade level. The lists are also organized by the key K12 Common Core math content categories (geometry, measurement & data, etc.). These hundreds of academic vocabulary lists, comprised of thousands of key math terms, can be used with all twenty-five of VocabularySpellingCity's learning activities.
  • California Mathematics Project - CaCCSS-M Resources
  • Standards for Mathmatical Practice
    Inside Mathematics - Standards for Mathematical Practice
    Online Math Games
Web Page Common Core Mathematics Resources

Common Core English Language Arts Resources


Web Page Common Core English Language Arts Resources
Web Page Granite School District - Vocabulary Lists for ELA and Mathematics

Common Core State Standards

  • CDE - California State Standards Information Page
    The California Department of Education Common Core State Standards information page. This page includes the California's Common Core State Standards for English Language Arts and Mathematics.
  • Common Core State Standards Initiative
    The Common Core State Standards Initiative is a state-led effort coordinated by the National Governors Association Center for Best Practices (NGA Center) and the Council of Chief State School Officers (CCSSO). The standards were developed in collaboration with teachers, school administrators, and experts, to provide a clear and consistent framework to prepare our children for college and the workforce.
Web Page Common Core State Standards

Depth of Knowledge and Technology Matrix

Matrix of technology resources which can be applied to the different Depth of Knowledge Levels.

Based on the following website:

PDF Depth of Knowledge and Technology Matrix

Professional Learning Modules - March 2013

The California Department of Education, working in conjunction with county offices of education and other content experts, has developed Common Core State Standards Professional Learning Modules that are available online at no cost.  More information and links to the modules are  at:

Web Page CDE Common Core State Standards Professional Learning Modules