The most dynamic & powerful Common Core planning, sharing and coaching tool available to educators.

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myCore™ is Insight Education Group’s award-winning online platform for teachers and district leaders to plan and share lessons aligned to the Common Core State Standards, Next Generation Science Standards, and other state standards.

 


 

Features

Teachers can:

  • Create and access lessons from anywhere on internet-connected devices.
  • Get support when you need it from a coach with built-in coaching and feedback tools.
  • Start using myCore with minimal training.
  • Access hundreds of CCSS-aligned lessons. (Keep scrolling to learn more!)

School leaders can:

  • Easily access teachers' completed units and lessons to provide support and feedback. 
  • Track standards that have been taught.
  • Set up myCore for entire school and/or district with minimal setup and training.

 

 

 


 

Rich Library of Common Core-aligned units and lessons

All myCore subscribers have access to hundreds of units (with an average of six lessons per unit) for grades K-5 in Math and English Language Arts as well as grades 6-12 in Math, English Language Arts and Science.

The units and lessons provide educators with a strong starting point for teaching effectively with the Common Core and Next Generation Science Standards.

Through myCore, educators can modify and customize them for their instruction.

  • Engaging learning activities, including downloadable support documents
  • Academic vocabulary
  • Connections within and across disciplines
  • Assignments that require the application of knowledge for real purposes
  • Formative and summative assessments
  • Connections to the Insight Core Framework, one of the only instructional frameworks specifically aligned to the Common Core

Here are the units now available to myCore subscribers:

English Language Arts

Kindergarten

  • All About Books
  • Friendship in Fiction and Nonfiction
  • Author Study
  • Wonderful Words
  • Dinosaurs across Genres
  • I am a Reader

Grade 1

  • Key Ideas and Details in Fiction
  • Writing Narrative Text
  • Genre Study 
  • Informational Texts
  • Informational Writing 
  • Persuasive Writing 

Grade 2

  • Literary Texts: Character and Plot Analysis
  • Writing Narrative Text
  • Informational Texts: Structure and Main Idea
  • Informational Texts: Claims and Evidence
  • Writing Informational Text
  • Writing Opinion Pieces Using Claims and Evidence

Grade 3

  • Focus on Fiction
  • I am an Expert (Nonfiction)
  • Poetry Café
  • Once Upon a Time (Traditional Literature)
  • Everything’s Better When We’re Reading Together
  • Fun with Words

Grade 4

  • Tales of a Fourth Grade Nothing – Elements of Influence
  • Tales of a Fourth Grade Nothing - Character Development
  • Process Writing and Speaking
  • Descriptive Language
  • Informational Articles about Animals
  • Comparing and Contrasting Texts: Who, What, Why 

Grade 5

  • Poetry (Unit 1 of 2) 
  • Poetry (Unit 2 of 2) 
  • Folktales: Fairytales and Fables
  • Building a Better World
  • Biographies and Autobiographies (Nonfiction)
  • Perseverance (Fiction)

Grade 6

  • The House on Mango Street (Unit 1 of 2) 
  • The House on Mango Street (Unit 2 of 2) 
  • Overcoming Obstacles
  • Reading Informational and Argumentative Texts to Deepen your Understanding
  • Synthesizing Informational Texts and Arguments to Deepen Your Understanding
  • Researching and Writing an Argumentative Essay

Math

Kindergarten

  • Introduction to Numbers and Shapes
  • Understanding Addition and Subtraction
  • Describing and Comparing Numbers and Shapes
  • Addition, Subtraction and Classifying Shapes
  • Composing Ten and Counting Higher
  • Place Value and Geometry 

Grade 1

  • Place Value
  • Addition within 20
  • Subtraction within 20 
  • Addition and Subtraction with Big Numbers
  • Geometry 
  • Measurement and Data

Grade 2

  • Place Value
  • Adding and Subtracting with Place Value
  • Word Problems
  • Linear Measurement
  • Geometry
  • Time
  • Money

Grade 3

  • Exploring Equal Groups
  • Area and Perimeter
  • Developing Fractions Concepts
  • Patterns, Properties and Strategies for Multiplication- Part 1
  • Patterns, Properties and Strategies for Multiplication- Part 2
  • Working with Greater Numbers

Grade 4

  • Exploring Multiples and Factors
  • Multiplication and Division Strategies- Part 1
  • Multiplication and Division Strategies- Part 2
  • Parts of a Whole
  • Base Ten Fractions
  • Geometry

Grade 5

  • Understanding Volume
  • Multiplication and Division Strategies
  • Using Equivalency to Add and Subtract Unlike Fractions
  • Numerical Expression
  • Decimals
  • Two- Dimensional Figures

Grade 6

  • Ratios
  • Rates
  • Multi-Digit Computation, Factors and Multiples

 


The Backstory: Built on Backwards Design

 

Built on the Strategic Design for Student Achievement (similar to backwards design), myCore walks teachers through an instructional design process that supports them every step of the way to create and customize strong, rigorous Common Core-aligned lesson plans.

Analyze the standards

Create
assessments

Create units
and lessons  

 

 



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