Learning Resources from SERC
Using the search tool at left, use this page to find a wealth of learning resources collected by SERC, from a variety of sources. These sources include SERC Professional Development, to Connecticut State Department of Education official documents, to classroom-ready downloadables spanning a wide variety of topics.
Resources are available in a variety of formats, including web articles, videos and multimedia presentations, printable .PDFs, and downloadable presentations, spreadsheets, and document files.
These resources and many more are available:
This Walkthrough Protocol covers IEP Implementation, Use of Supplementary Aids and Services and Best Practices in the Instruction of Students with Disabilities in NON-INSTRUCTIONAL Settings. Download .DOC
This short video provides information on how use the Mercury Reader in Chrome. The Mercury Reader simplifies the page by removing advertisements which may distract a student. Related Videos: Installing Google Read Write - Free for Educators Using Voice Typing…
"Promising Practice” Ideas for Closing Connecticut’s Achievement Gaps Donna D. Merritt, Ph.D., CCC Vocabulary proficiency has been documented to be a primary predictor in learning to read, and, subsequently, reading to learn in the content areas. As…
This guide for parents and guardians on the important topic of bullying and harassment in Connecticut organizes and presents critical information in six sections: Taking First Steps; About the Law; Filing a Formal Bullying Complaint; After the Complaint is…
Elementary teachers discuss alternative teaching.
A list of Frequently Asked Questions about Specific Learning Disabilities/Dyslexia, prepared by CSDE.
Listen to this discussion by Connecticut leaders in SLD/Dyslexia as they review CT’s definition of dyslexia, explore issues surrounding the identification of students, and present evidence-based practices for structured literacy instruction and intervention.
This document was designed to supplement the publication Connecticut's Framework for RTI- Using Scientific Research-Based Interventions: Improving Education for all Students (August 2008), and specifically focuses on this framework as it applies to ELLs.
This comprehensive guide for educators coordinating programs for English Language Learners is recommended for ALL schools, which are required under No Child Left Behind to identify and assess their ELL students.
The purpose of this resource document is to provide guidance that supports the appropriate identification of students with intellectual disability while ensuring that they also receive an appropriate education in the least restrictive environment.