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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:

State of Connecticut English Language Proficiency (CELP) Standards

The ELP Standards, developed for K, 1, 2-3, 4-5, 6-8, and 9-12 grades, highlight and amplify the critical language, knowledge about language, and skills using language that are in college-and-career-ready standards and that are necessary for English learners…

OSERS Dyslexia Dear Colleague Letter

The Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services (OSERS) released guidance to state and local educational agencies which clarifies that students with specific learning disabilities such as dyslexia, dyscalculia, and dysgraphia have unique…

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…

Guidelines for the Identification and Education of Children and Youth with Autism - Revised 2011

These guidelines address critical issues and current research important to individuals who are concerned about children and youth with autism spectrum disorders. Strong emphasis is placed on coordination and collaboration between school and home to make…

Implementation Web Resources (SRBI)

Annotated Web Resources, selected individually for quality and benefit.

Connecticut Paraprofessionals Guide to ADD/ADHD

Guide to ADD/ADHD Facts about ADD/ADHD Instructional Strategies to Support Students with ADD/ADHD Professional Development Resources Download PDF

Dyslexia in the Classroom: What Every Teacher Needs to Know

The intent of this toolkit is to provide classroom teachers with basic information about dyslexia, dispel some of the myths and misconceptions surrounding it, and be a resource that will increase their capacity to ensure the success of diverse groups of…

Using a Word Bank Process to Develop Standards-Based IEP Goals & Objectives

This multimedia presentation is designed to provide a tool and a process for helping Connecticut educators develop standards-based IEPs. It is presented in three parts.

Secondary Transition IEP Checklists

Checklists that assure proper Secondary Transition steps have been completed to assure excellent student IEPs.

Connecticut's Blueprint For Reading Achievement

Conclusions and recommendations of the Early Reading Success Panel, including competencies required for reading success. View Report (External Link)