Common Core in Mathematics: Instructional Shifts for Effective Implementation, Grades 3-5

Presented by: KDS

Become fully versed in the foundations of the Common Core State Standards for Mathematics (CCSS-M) with this in-depth course for grade 3-5 educators. You will view engaging classroom demonstrations of the three instructional shifts and Standards for Mathematical Practice needed for successful alignment to the Common Core State Standards. Our exciting course videos of actual grade 3-5 classrooms also include teacher interviews and guided instruction from our educational experts. Plus, you’ll find high-interest readings, rigorous activities, and assessments you can use for successful implementation.

Increase your skills. Implement the Common Core.

  • Evaluate your instructional practice for alignment to the shifts and practices of the CCSS-M
  • Plan grade 3-5 lessons 100% aligned to the Common Core
  • Identify demonstrations of the Standards for Mathematical Practice in action
  • Plan and design formative assessments to regularly inform instruction and student supports


45 Clock Hours $279 View Syllabus Add To Cart

1 Graduate Credit ** $304 View Syllabus Add To Cart

3 Graduate Credits $499 View Syllabus Add To Cart


** Plus additional fee of $55 payable to Adams State University at course completion. See Program Details for more information.

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The KDS Common Core in Math (CCSS-M) courses were developed by a select group of educators and leading experts in mathematics, curriculum, instruction, and assessment. This collective team of experts developed practical and engaging courses that provide teachers with an in-depth examination of the instructional shifts and Standards for Mathematical Practice, teacher perspectives, and resources to support successful implementation of the CCSS-M in their schools.