An NCSM priority is to help mathematics educators interpret and understand the Common Core State Standards (CCSS) for Mathematics and to support the development and implementation of comprehensive, coherent instruction, and assessment systems.
These pages include NCSM developed materials and resources, work undertaken in collaboration with other organizations, and participating in conferences and other initiatives that promote shared understanding of the CCSS.
Latest News and Reports
PARCC Sample Test Questions Now Ready for Computer Practice
The Stereotypes About Math That Hold Americans Back
Mathematics Leadership at Work: Recognizing and Leveraging Mathematical Trajectories in Teaching and Learning (Part I)
"The Mathematical Education of Teachers II"
by Bob Kansky (June 2013)
Standard Algorithms in the Common Core State Standards
by Fuson, K. and Beckmann, S.
NCSM Journal Fall/Winter 2012-2013
Leadership Imperatives for Mathematics Education: An Agenda for Ensuring that All Students Benefit from the Common Core
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The TIMSS 2011 International Results in Mathematics report now available at: http://timss.org
View all Common Core State Standards news items.
Engineering Good Math Tests
by Hugh Burkhardt (October 2, 2012)
Supporting Implementation of the Common Core State Standards for Mathematics: Recommendations for Professional Development
A Priority Research Agenda for Understanding the Influence of the Common Core State Standards for Mathematics
Creating a Research Agenda for Studying the Influence of CCSS on the Mathematics Education System Nationally
(May 25-26, 2011)
Articulating Research Ideas that Support the Implementation of the Professional Development Needed for Making the Common Core State Standards in Mathematics Reality for K-12 Teachers
(May 12-13, 2011)
Moving Forward Together: Curriculum and Assessment and CCSS
(April 29-May 1, 2011)
Gearing Up for the Common Core State Standards in Mathematics
(April 1-3, 2011)
AMTE (Association of Mathematics Teacher Educators)
ASSM (Association of State Supervisors of Mathematics)
CCSS (Common Core State Standards)
CCSSO (Council of Chief State School Officers)
COMAP (Consortium for Mathematics and Its Applications)
CPRE (Consortium for Policy Research on Education)
CSMC (Center for the Study of Mathematics Curriculum)
EMS&TL Project (Elementary Mathematics Specialists & Teacher Leaders)
Horizon Research, Inc.
Illustrative Mathematics Project
MAA (Mathematics Association of America)
MAP (Mathematics Assessment Project)
NSF (National Science Foundation)
NCSM Conferences & Events
NGA (National Governors Association)
PARCC (Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers)
SBAC (Smarter Balanced Assessment Consortium)