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  1. New York State Prekindergarten Foundation for the Common Core.


  2. PBS has a very easy to read and understand set of developmental stages for a) approaches to learning; b) creative arts; c) language; d) literacy; e) mathematics; f) physical health; g) science; and h) social and emotional development. The site includes ages 1 to 9 years old. The link is below.


  3. Bloom’s Taxonomy and Webb’s Depth of Knowledge

    This illustrates the levels of thinking in both the traditionally used Bloom’s Taxonomy and the standards-based Webb’s Depth of Knowledge.


  4. cc.Better Lesson is a brand new, free resource from the BetterLesson team featuring the highest quality Common Core-aligned lessons created through our Master Teacher Project. It has over 3,000 complete Common Core-aligned lessons from our 130 Master Teachers.


  5. Welcome to EngageNY! EngageNY.org is created and maintained by the New York State Education Department