I just read an interesting article by Annie Murphy Paul on KQED Mind/Shift called Here Comes 2013: The Big Themes in Learning. Not a complete surprise - Advance of the Common Core standards was #2 on this list. In 2013, the "messy business of implementing the standards" will accelerate. We hope that our blog will help that implementation!
Have you looked at our infograph of various tools that support the English Language Arts (ELA) Common Core curriculum? Click here to get to our Tools and Resources page, where you'll find that ELA infograph and our ScoopIt page of interesting Common Core articles.