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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:

Procedural Safeguards Notice Required Under IDEA Part B

A full explanation of all of the procedural safeguards available under the IDEA regulations, prepared by the State Department of Education

Vocabulary Instruction Through Stories and Expansion

"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…

Understood: For Learning and Attention Issues

This website offers parents state-of-the-art technology, personalized resources, free daily access to experts, a secure online community, practical tips and more to best support the learning needs of their children.

Math Web Resources (SRBI)

Annotated Web Resources, selected individually for quality and benefit.

Read. Consider. Do. Volume 2

In Volume 2 of our Read.Consider.Do. feature, we offer a thought-provoking article for you to read, some questions for you to consider, and some things you can do to share, deepen, or implement your learning. We hope you join us in this independent…

International Dyslexia Association Fact Sheets

IDA fact sheets are convenient, professionally reviewed materials designed to improve understanding and support advocacy initiatives. Fact sheets are frequently used to enrich and supplement IEP meetings, school board discussions, and district policy…

Developing Quality Programs for Pupil Services: A Self-Evaluative Guide

This compilation of standards has been developed to guide school districts in their efforts to ensure that the programs and services provided by their pupil services staff are of the highest caliber and provide optimal benefit to the school community. The…

The Bureau of Special Education’s 11th Annual Back to School Meeting

This repository of videos and handout files is from the 2014 back-to-school meeting held by the CT State Department of Education Bureau of Special Education.

Parent and Educator Resource Guide to Section 504 in Public Elementary and Secondary Schools

The attached resource guide reminds all educational institutions receiving Federal financial assistance from the Department that they must vigilantly work to ensure compliance with Section 504 and other Federal laws that protect students with disabilities.…

CT Forum on Promising Practices in SLD/Dyslexia Archive

Archive of documents for the Promising Practices in SLD/Dyslexia forum which took place on December 1, 2015.