Tuesday, March 22, 2011
Please join us at the 18th Annual Together We Will Conference: Create Positive Early Learning Experiences for Young Children to be held on Thursday, April 7th at the Crowne Plaza Hotel, Cromwell. The annual conference focuses on children ages birth to 5, especially those with developmental delays. It is a collaborative effort among the CT Accreditation Facilitation Project (AFP); CT Birth to Three System; CT Parent Advocacy Center (CPAC); CT Department of Children and Families (DCF); CT State Department of Education (CSDE); CT Department of Public Health (DPH); CT Department of Social Services (DSS); and the State Education Resources Center (SERC). For conference brochure please follow this link: http://ctserc.org/docs/tww2011.pdf and to register online follow this link: http://ctserc.info/info.php?id=865
Thursday, March 17, 2011
Are you ready for some FUN and LEARNING too! Come join the Library, the ECE Initiative and SERC Community Initiative on Saturday, April 16th from 9:30 am to 12:00 pm for Math and the Books Kids Love! Children in kindergarten through Grade 2 are welcome to come with their parents to experience the fascinating world of math found within the books children love to hear and to read!
A variety of hands-on activities, a FREE book, and materials and directions to replicate the activities at home will be provided. Come join us in exploring MATH and Books! Please register in advance for this free activity by contacting: Suequanna Lewis, Project Assistant, CT PIRC, 860.632.1485 x 288 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Wednesday, March 16, 2011
Sure as know --- it is Saint Patrick's Day! It is a happy morn to everyone one and have a very Happy Saint Patrick's Day! And we know that if we are celebrating Saint Patrick's Day, spring is around the corner!!!!
For each petal on the shamrock
This brings a wish your way -
Good health, good luck, and happiness
For today and every day.
~ Author Unknown
May your Blessings outnumber
The shamrocks that grow,
And may trouble avoid you
Wherever you go.
~ Irish Blessing
Wednesday, March 2, 2011
Inclusion Lesson Plan Book for the 21st Century by Tony Karten, 2010. This practical planning book was written to help classroom teachers plan practical and effective strategies for inclusion. It includes practical lesson plan formats and organizational templates. Forms include weekly and quarterly planning forms and forms for assessment, record-keeping, RTI, accommodations and modifications. 371.9046 KAR
Brigance Transition Skills Inventory by Albert Brigance, 2010. This assessment was compiled from the Brigance Diagnostic Life Skills Inventory and the Brigance Life Skills Inventory. This assessment helps educators easily assess independent living, employment, and additional post-secondary skills to support transition planning for middle and high-school students. T 670
Essentials of Transition Planning by Paul Wehman, 2011. This professional book is a comprehensive guide to the basics of transition planning with young people with disabilities. Topics include individual and community planning, the transition curriculum, transition IEPs, interagency collaboration and college planning. Reproducible checklists are included. 371.9473 WEH