Common Core State Standards


What is the Common Core State Standards Initiative? Common Core State Standards (CCSS) is an education initiative used to define the skills and knowledge students need to master in grades pre-K through 12th grade.  By 2014, forty-five states, the District of Columbia, four territories and the Department of Defense Education adopted CCSS.  It’s impact, whether viewed […]



KIDS ARE WRITERS is designed to offer support, encouragement, inspiration and education to young writers, ages 10 – 18. The site offers weekly writing prompts that engage kids in challenging and creative ways.  We also post articles with tips, techniques and strategies for every area of writing.  Kids can participate at their own pace, in their areas […]