California Content Standards

California Content Standards Parent Resources

These resources have been compiled for parents and guardians interested in learning more about the Common Core State Standards (CCSS) and how to support their child’s attainment of these standards.


Se han reunido los siguientes recursos para los padres y tutores legales que están interesados en aprender más acerca de las Normas Básicas y Comunes (CCSS, por sus siglas en inglés) y en cómo apoyar a su estudiante para que cumpla con dichas normas.


Printable Guides to the Standards:

Council of Great City Schools Parent Roadmaps for K-12 Mathematics English Spanish

Common Core flyers from California Department of Education English & other languages

Parents’ Guide to Student Success English Two Page Spanish Guides Four Page Spanish Guides

Common Core Communication Tools Multiple Languages



Three minute video explaining the Common Core State Standards, from the Council of Great City Schools English Spanish

Parent Engagement = Student Success video English


Web-based resources:

More Common Core State Standards resources for parents, from the California Department of Education English

LearnZillion Common Core lessons (English)

Khan Academy lessons on a variety of topics, including those aligned to the Common Core English Spanish Multilingual Support Page

Information about the Smarter Balanced Assessments English

Información sobre los exámenes de Smarter Balanced Spanish

From the official website of the Common Core, a guide to the entire website English

Videos, articles, and games from the Stanford University Graduate School of Education on mathematics learning and promoting a Growth Mindset Students including free student classes taught in English or Spanish

SHMOOP Standards with examples and related tools (English only, with advertisements)


Science Resources for Parents

Social Science/History Resources for Parents

Physical Education Resources for Parents