Educator Learning Hub Resources

Career Development PD Playlists 

Read CSDE Plan for Reimagining CT Classrooms for Continuous Learning to learn how to design a blended learning environment, to gather strategies, resources and promising practices for synchronous and asynchronous learning.

Common Sense Education

Common Sense Education Landing Page

  • Free Digital Citizenship Curriculum + EdTech Ratings + PD

Self-Paced Professional Learning

Digital Citizenship Curriculum

  • Free K-12 Grade Digital Citizenship Curriculum + resources 
  • Use digital citizenship lesson plans to address timely topics and prepare students to take ownership of their digital lives. Browse lessons by grade and topic above or find everything you need to get started to teach digital citizenship.  
  • All lessons can have modifiable Google slides + quizzes + family engagement resources 
  • Standards aligned 

Teach Digital Citizenship with Dilemmas and Thinking Routines

  • Digital Dilemmas + Thinking Routines to help students develop skills and dispositions to respond to real-world dilemmas in thoughtful, effective, and empathetic ways.

Common Sense Selections for Learning | Common Sense Education

  • Common Sense Selections for Learning are best-in-class media resources and tools that facilitate great learning experiences for students and educators. Common Sense expert reviewers make hand-picked, official selections annually based on our independent rating criteria and pedagogical rubric

Weekly EdTech Reviews Playlist  

  • Stop by every Tuesday to join the Common Sense editors as they discuss new tools and resources for your classroom. 
Curricula Resources 
10 Things You Can Do to Renew District Curricula This Summer
Connecticut Center for Advanced Technologies
  • Select CCAT to learn more about how you can engage in activities, use resources in the classroom and educate students and families. 

Resources for Teachers

Apple Education Resources for Educators

Blended Learning Environments

CSDE Resources for Educators

Evidence-Based Practice Guides

The CSDE Evidence-Based Practice Guides are intended to inform school and district decision-making regarding instructional and student support programming and to optimize the use of local, state, and federal school improvement funds.

Humanities - TeachRock

Why? TeachRock integrates the Arts in the curriculum using history of popular music and culture to support teachers in their ability to engage students.

Who? K-12 Educators

When and How? Available anytime, anywhere teacher created lesson plans and curricular resources to integrate the arts with core content topics. Select TeachRock to search the database of available lessons by grade, subject, genre, activity and topic.

Outcomes - Increased student engagement by making deeper connections to the content through music and music history

Khan Academy Professional Learning On Demand

Free Professional Learning Sessions for Teachers

Resources to support Khan Academy, beyond math

FAQ: Answers to common school-closure questions

Reach Out to Families: Parent Teacher Conversations about Learning

A key module in Building Powerful Partnerships with Families video coaching toolkit is a protocol for Parent-Teacher Conversations about Learning. The website includes a step-by-step guide for a structured 45 minute grade-level or classroom “learning conversation” as well as videos of actual conversations between teachers and parents.

Smarter Tools for Teachers

Discover searchable classroom resources you can use today, including educator-created lessons, activities, strategies, and professional development to help tailor instruction and boost learning. 

  • Click into each Thinkalong topic, scroll to Teachers and and click Download the Teachers Guide to Follow Along 

PD On-Demand Playlists

The purpose of a PD Playlist is to provide curated high quality resources from experts in the field in one place. Playlists promote your voice and choice on what you would like to read, watch and listen. Topics of each playlist are based on feedback from CT educators, families and students. Click in and learn!  


College and Career Readiness

Digital Learning (In-person and Remote)


Human Resources and Self Care

Student Support Services