# What Are The Common Core State Standards For Math How Are They Different?

During an April 29, 2013 presentation to parents in Oak Park, national Common Core Expert Dr. Sandra Alberti talked about the Common Core State Standards for math and how they are different from previous Illinois standards.

This is just going to make kids dumber. Parents need to help their kids

outside of the class just as much as teachers do inside the class.

Hate when teachers emphasize how hard something is!

I hear much about Common Core, but specifics seem to be in short supply.

How do boxes and squares help with addition?

The specifics of the approach start at 4:30

Wish all people would watch.