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Introduction: Both parents and teachers marvel at children’s ability to acquire language – a complex undertaking that most youngsters seem to do with ease. Although the process of transitioning between one’s native or home language and the language of instruction used in schools (usually English) can involve challenges, being bilingual is advantageous in our global society and should be valued. Download PDFRead more...

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  • Resource Topic English Language Learners, Support Services
  • Source SERC
  • Year of Publication 2012
  • Resource Type file: .PDF
This Transition Bill of Rights for parents of students receiving special education will help parents and students understand a student’s rights related to getting an education and other important issues regarding the transition to life after high school. Available in English and Spanish.Read more...

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  • Resource Topic Transition
  • Source CSDE
  • Year of Publication 2016
  • Resource Type file: .PDF
This guide for families introduces Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC) concepts and resources in Connecticut. In English and Spanish.Read more...

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  • Resource Topic Assistive Technology
  • Source SERC
  • Year of Publication 2012
  • Resource Type file: .PDF
Documents & Resources Repository of all documents and resources that were presented at the SRBI symposium 2Read more...

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  • Resource Topic SRBI
  • Source SERC, CSDE
  • Year of Publication 2015
  • Resource Type file: .PDF, file: .XLS(X), spreadsheet, file: .DOC(X), document, file: .PPT(X), presentation
Documents & Resources Repository of all documents and resources that were presented at the SRBI Symposium 3 Keynote Time Parameters Tool Schedules and Structures: Practical Considerations for SRBI Implementation STAT Report Template ETS - Elementary Effective Teaching Strategies - Elementary Focus Areas and Strategies Sheet MASH Meeting Schedule NHPS SRBI Walkthrough Protocol with Rating Scale - November 2015 Sample Grade Level Schedule 15-16 ETS - Secondary Effective Teaching Strategies - Secondary Pig Analysis Executive Function - Elementary EX Factor: Executive Functions (Elementary) Executive Function Skills and Its Effects on Student Performance - Elementary Level Executive Skills Questionnaire (Elementary) Learning Strategies: Definitions and Examples - Part 1/2 (Elementary) Learning Strategies: Definitions and Examples - Part 2/2 (Elementary) Executive Function Skills and…Read more...

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  • Resource Topic SRBI
  • Source SERC, CSDE
  • Year of Publication 2016
  • Resource Type file: .PDF, file: .XLS(X), spreadsheet, file: .DOC(X), document, file: .PPT(X), presentation
Using the SRBI Framework can help more students to be successful in school, address learning needs quickly, and reduce unnecessary referrals for special education evaluation.Read more...

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  • Resource Topic SRBI
  • Source SERC, CSDE
  • Year of Publication 2015
  • Resource Type Article (web page)
Response to Intervention (RtI) is the practice of providing high-quality instruction/intervention matched to student needs and using learning rate over time and level of performance to make important educational decisions. The Core Principles of Rtl: We can effectively teach all children if we… Intervene early; Use a multi-tiered model of service delivery; Use problem-solving logic to make data-driven decisions; Use research-based, scientifically validated interventions/instruction to the extent available; Monitor student progress to inform instruction; Use data to make decisions; Use assessment for three different purposes: 1) screening; 2) diagnosis; and 3) progress monitoring. National Association of State Directors of Special Education (NASDSE), Inc. (2005). Response to Intervention: Policy Considerations and Implementation. Alexandria, VA. RtI requires a shift in thinking in…Read more...

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  • Resource Topic SRBI
  • Source SERC
  • Year of Publication 2008
  • Resource Type Article (web page)
The Bureau of Accountability and Improvement has partnered in the past two years with several universities and colleges statewide to provide training and information in the Connecticut Accountability and Learning Initiative (CALI) and the Department’s district improvement efforts. This symposium, sponsored by the Connecticut State Department of Education, was designed to provide information regarding the initiatives that the CSDE has been working on with the goal of raising student achievement. These include the Connecticut Common Core State Standards in English Language Arts and Mathematics, the Teacher Education and Mentoring program and newly revised CALI modules in assessment, use of data and differentiated instruction. Part 1 Part 2 Part 3 Part 4 Part 5Read more...

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  • Resource Topic SRBI
  • Source SERC, CSDE
  • Year of Publication 2011
  • Resource Type Video
This useful parent-friendly primer includes essential concepts and key terms related to Response to Intervention.Read more...

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  • Resource Topic SRBI
  • Source LDOnline.org
  • Year of Publication 2007
  • Resource Type Article (web page)
Teachers, administrators, and families want all children to succeed. There are many ways to get children who are struggling to learn the additional help they need to be successful. One way is with the use of “scientific research-based interventions” (SRBI). This booklet reviews what SRBI are and includes questions you might want to ask your child’s school or program to learn more about how they are using SRBI as a framework to improve teaching and learning. Also included here are ways families can be a part of the decision-making process and what to do when you have concerns about your child’s progress. Download PDFRead more...

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  • Resource Topic SRBI
  • Source SERC
  • Year of Publication 2008
  • Resource Type file: .PDF
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