• Created by Teachers, for Teachers. The iTunes U courses were developed by a group of classroom teachers to explain the Shifts in ELA / Literacy and mathematics required by the Common Core.
    iTunes U Courses
  • New Language Arts Tools!

    Check out new resources for writing and text complexity in the
    Language Arts Common Core Tools section.

    New Language Arts Resources
  • Join us for an online webinar

    View upcoming webinar events and access
    training materials from previous webinars.

    Professional Development
  • for Language Arts and Mathematics

    Search through our Common Core resources
    to download assessments, curriculum frameworks and more

    Assessment Tasks

Welcome to the Standards Toolkit

presented by the Hawaii State Department of Education

Note: This site is no longer being maintained. For more information please visit:


The standards toolkit is a resource to assist teachers with their developing and implementing their standards-based curriculum.  This web site will allow teachers to access grade-level assessments, curriculum frameworks and much more.  The video below is a brief video from the Hunt Institute introducing the origin of Common Core State Standards.