Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS) Services
Staff work with teachers and district curriculum coordinators to develop strategies that ensure and promote alignment of curriculum with the state science frameworks.
For schools or districts that have questions about the impact of an instructional program or strategy on outcomes for students, CREC staff will develop and implement an evaluation that meet the client's needs.
A web platform to create 3-dimensional STEM instructional units driven by real-world phenomena. Reference the Next Generation Science Standards and linked Common Core Standards, drag-and-drop NGSS elements into learning sequences, and share/manage created curriculum with collea
Staff work with teachers and curriculum coordinators in K-12 to ensure a strong alignment between curriculum and the state math frameworks.
Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) Services
Take advantage of CREC's services to define the critical components of a bring your own device (BYOD) approach to digital learning, including infrastructure design, policy development, curriculum development, professional development, and software selection.
Curriculum Unit Revision Infusing Technology
As a professional development model, CURIT will completely transform the teaching and learning experience for teachers and students. This process prepares educators with the knowledge and skills necessary to revitalize traditional educational practices using technology.
Connecticut Core Standards Workshops
Professional development workshops and coaching to assist districts with transitioning to the Connecticut Core Standards as the foundation for curriculum, assessment, rubrics, and instruction.
Educator Effectiveness and Professional Learning
A model evaluation system aligned to the CT Guidelines for Educator Evaluation (core requirements), adopted by the Performance Evaluation Advisory Council, to inform implementation of teacher/administrator evaluation and support systems.
PBandMath is a Common Core aligned math word problem generator. Teachers can generate hundreds of word problems to print or display on an interactive whiteboard or projector.
Online and Blended Course Design for Flipping the Classroom
Offer anytime, anywhere access to learners online, and receive support for face-to-face learning with rich digital resources.
School Counseling Services
Quality school counseling services through professional development and technical assistance from experienced school counselors.
Consultation Services: Complex Medical Conditions or Physical Limitations
On-site consultation services within the CREC region for students, 3 to 21 years of age, who have multiple disabilities and/or medical needs. Emphasis is placed on assisting schools with implementing new programs, improving existing ones, and promoting best practice.
Specialized Literacy Services
Students with special needs may require programs that provide a multisensory approach to reading and writing. CREC provides a number of options customized to the needs of the students or school.
Helping new and experienced teachers gain a greater understanding of specific practices, and providing useful options for educators in need of skill development for professional improvement plans.
A workbook providing a school-wide approach, with real-world examples and practical solutions, to implementing Response to Intervention.