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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:

DATA BULLETIN: English Language Learners, School Year 2011-12

Interesting facts about English Language Learners, from the Connecticut State Department of Education, June 2012.

Action Guide to Child Care Nutrition and Physical Activity Policies - 2010

This action guide addresses comprehensive nutrition and physical activity policies to create the healthiest possible environment for infants and children in child care settings. It is intended to help local and community child care, early education and…

PJ Settlement Synopsis

Moving Forward with Responsible Inclusive Practice in Connecticut Schools: Ensuring that Students with Disabilities are Educated in the Least Restrictive Environment A Settlement to P.J. et al v State of Connecticut, Board of Education, et al (This synopsis…

Stepping Forward: A Self-Advocacy Guide for Middle and High School Students

This guide was created for middle and high school students as an instructional tool for the development of self-advocacy skills and transition planning.

Dyslexia: The evolution of a scientific concept

An abstract that explains the scientific understanding of dyslexia and other learning disabilities.

2010 Guidelines for Identifying Children with Learning Disabilities

This document provides detailed information on the revised eligibility criteria for students with a specific learning disability that are more accurate and consistent with current scientific evidence as well as relevant research findings and key issues in the…

Helpful CT Resources for Families - English; Spanish (2007)

The groups listed here can connect families to local community-based resources that provide information about the rights of parents and students under the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA). They represent organizations that can be responsive…

Supporting All Children Using the CT ELDS: A Guide for Families - English; Spanish (2016)

This document provides information for families as they think about how they can support their child’s growth and development. It is a companion resource to Connecticut’s Early Learning and Development Standards (CT ELDS) document, which provides a common…

Secondary Transition Planning Process: Transition Goals 101

During this professional learning activity, we will review the art of goal writing as it pertains to the secondary transition Individualized Education Program (IEP). We will review both Post-School Outcome Goals Statements and the Annual goals and Objectives…

Instructional Guide for All Teachers Working with English Language Learners

This printable planning tool includes Guiding Questions for lesson planning for English Language Learners.