CREC: Curriculum | Hartford, Connecticut
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An effective curriculum provides teachers, students, administrators and community stakeholders with a measurable plan and structure for delivering a quality education. The curriculum identifies the learning outcomes, standards and core competencies that students must demonstrate before advancing to the next level. CREC's Education specialists can help you develop implement assess and modify your curriculum.

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Illustrative Math

Illustrative Mathematics (IM) is a problem-based mathematics curriculum that develops a student's mathematical thinking skills through questioning, discussion, and real-world contexts and connections. Our team of IM Certified Facilitators are ready to support you onsite or online as you implement the IM curriculum. We offer a full suite of professional learning opportunities, as well as Math Center Kits for students to practice skills and concepts developed across the year.

Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS) Services

Since 2017, we have been working diligently with a consortium of educators from over 90 school districts to build a K-12 curriculum and online learning community aligned to the NGSS. Each of our K-12 courses is also housed in our online professional learning community, Catalyst Community. These continuous efforts to enhance student achievement in the science classroom have led to the development of equitable supports and resources aimed at reducing barriers and raising student engagement.

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Curriculum Unit Revision Infusing Technology

The CREC Resource Group uses the Curriculum Unit Revision Infusing. Technology (CURIT) model. The CURIT model provides a process revising existing curricula to incorporate technology while aligning to standards and allowing for differentiation. The process is focused on producing classroom-ready units and lessons.

Digital Literacy and Citizenship

Digital citizenship is an important concept to teach and instill in your students, as they are already living much of their lives on the Internet and interacting with people from around the world. A key aspect of digital citizenship is "digital literacy."

Early Childhood Education

A variety of services aimed at improving early childhood education for students in preschool through Grade 3, including facilitation, audits, and best practices.

Math Workshop Model

The Math Workshop model focuses on cultivating and developing all learners' understanding by creating and facilitating learning experiences that invite students to construct and negotiate deep conceptual understanding, as well as develop fluency with numbers. Participants will gain a greater understanding of focus, coherence, and rigor and how to structure lessons, set up classrooms, and establish routines. Workshops include constructing mini lessons and guided math instruction; establishing centers, rotations, and stations; and sharing work.

Personalized Professional Learning for Math

Are you looking for professional learning tailored to fit the needs of your teachers that are not noted above? Our education specialist can support you in developing and delivering high-quality in-district professional development in the field of K-12 mathematics. Whether unpacking units of study, developing effective teaching strategies, or providing instructional coaching support. Let us help you design a high-quality learning experience for your educators.

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