New Core Knowledge Publications For Middle School and Up Now Available for Free Download and Purchase!

A History of the United States consists of two student books and one teacher guide. The Teacher Guide provides detailed lesson plans for each Student Volume chapter, as well as a Daily Check for Understanding, Activity Page Masters, Assessments, Additional Activities, and Civics and Arts connections to reinforce the lesson content. Various Pacing Guide options…

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Consultant Work with the Core Knowledge Foundation

The Core Knowledge Foundation is looking to add two highly qualified individuals to our list of  publication consultants: Senior Writer/Editor – to write and edit original student texts for various Core Knowledge publications, including, but not limited to: the Core Classics, CKHG, and CKLA, for students in K-8th Grades. . Must have at least three…

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Accessibility Updates to the Core Knowledge Foundation Website

The Core Knowledge Foundation is committed to ensuring that people of all abilities are able to access and use the resources on our website. After nearly a year of working through a wide range of web accessibility updates, we would like to provide you with an update on our progress. While we will continue to…

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​National Symposium for Classical Education 2021

Across the generations, human understanding of the physical world has been enriched by the Scientific Project: the careful, systematic investigations of those who ventured to experiment, to pursue evidence, to communicate findings, and to subject theories to scrutiny within the scientific community. Symposium 2021 will focus on “Teaching the Scientific Project,” with its rich discoveries,…

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Reflecting on Amanda Gorman’s “The Hill We Climb”

Like those across the nation who watched the inauguration of President Biden, we at the Core Knowledge Foundation were deeply affected by Amanda Gorman’s recitation of the poem she wrote for the occasion, “The Hill We Climb.” We are moved to share the following teaching ideas and resources with Core Knowledge teachers, particularly those who…

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How to Educate a Citizen – Raffle Winners Announcement!

We are happy to announce the 10 winners of our How to Educate a Citizen raffle that ended on Friday, October 16th at 5:00 pm EST! Shandra J. Terri M. Brad R.  Heather R. Rita M. Erin P. Shannon B. Charlotte B. Colleen B. Albert W. The response we received for this raffle was overwhelming,…

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Diversity in Core Knowledge

by Linda Bevilacqua, President, Core Knowledge Foundation In the wake of recent events across America, the Core Knowledge Foundation has received a number of inquiries from educators asking for guidance as to how they can ensure that their students become familiar with the history and experiences of all Americans. While the resources suggested below, many…

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More Resources for Parents Working With Children At Home

A Special Note to Schools – Please feel free to share this communication with your parents and students. With each passing day, we continue to hear from teachers and parents looking for resources and guidance to address students’ educational needs at home.  Although we offer many instructional materials for free download, many parents have asked…

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Additional Free Resources

At the Core Knowledge Foundation, we know it can be difficult to sort through the many lists of possible resources to use with students at home—and to figure out which ones will truly advance learning during this unusual time. A Special Note to Schools – Please feel free to share this communication with your parents…

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Free Online Core Knowledge Foundation Resources

With the coronavirus bearing down on schools, teachers, students, and families, the Core Knowledge Foundation is committed to doing all that we can to support you by providing free online resources. We hope you will share these resources with other teachers, families, and friends. With schools across the country closing and moving to some form…

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