The Governor's Summer Reading Challenge and The Commissioner's Summer Math Challenge
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To help schools establish a philosophical and pedagogical foundation for their work, the Great Schools Partnership created the following “Ten Principles of Mastery-Based Learning,” which describe the common features found in the most effective mastery-based systems.
Home page of the State Department of Education's Academic Office
Brochures, handouts, and presentations about how Mastery-Based Learning meets the needs of students and how it is different from traditional education
Statutory requirements for educating English Language Learners (ELLs) not served in required programs of bilingual education.
Career and Technical Education (CTE) provides students of all ages with the academic, technical skills, knowledge and training necessary to succeed in future careers and to become lifelong learners.
Aligned to Connecticut’s CCT Rubric for Effective Teaching, this tool is for professional development and growth as well as guiding observations and discussions.
Find information and links to college opportunities
The Commissioner's Summer Math Challenge stresses the importance of maintaining math skills during the summer.
A variety of communications toolkits are available to assist schools and school districts in explaining the changes necessary to implement Mastery-Based Learning.
The materials in the communications toolkit can help start the conversation about Mastery-Based Learning in your community.
Guidance and resources for developing, implementing, and evaluating a planned, sequential school health education program.
Computer Science is a key to developing and integrating 21st Century Skills (e.g., technology, communication, collaboration, critical thinking, problem solving, innovation, creativity, persistence).
The committee coordinates the education of middle and high school students about careers in manufacturing.
The Connecticut State Department of Education supports arts learning through education focused on the whole child to promote artistically literate citizens well equipped with the creativity, communication, and critical thinking skills needed to live rich, meaningful lives.
Resources for the CELP Training of Trainers sessions on how to use them in planning and practice.