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PK-12 Innovative Educational Practices


LEARN-CT River Academy

ECAMP offers cooperating district students pathways to obtaining advanced manufacturing skills, industry-ready credentials, the opportunity to complete the 21-credit CNC Advanced Placement Certificate in CNC Machining during their high school course of studies or continuing on to finish the 37-credit Certificate in CNC Machining, Metrology and Manufacturing Technology at Goodwin College that is nationally recognized through the Manufacturing Skill Standards Council (MSSC).

  • College & Career Ready
  • Curriculum
  • Engineering
  • Manufacturing
  • STEM
  • Technology
  • Workforce Training
Read More about Early College Advanced Manufacturing Pathway (ECAMP tm)
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Canton High School's Mastery Project course will allow students to select an area of interest, and a style of learning in which to ultimately apply those skills and attributes gained through their previous courses and experiences.

  • Assessment
  • College & Career Ready
  • Community & Family Engagement
  • Critical Thinking
  • Curriculum
  • Instruction
  • Personal/Mastery Based Learning
  • Social & Emotional Learning
Read More about Canton High School Mastery Project
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Guided by the Bolton Public Schools Portrait of a Graduate, the Class of 2020 will be the first graduating class required to demonstrate mastery in critical thinking, communication, creative and practical problem solving, citizenship, and self-direction.

  • Assessment
  • College & Career Ready
  • Critical Thinking
  • Curriculum
  • Instruction
Read More about Cross-disciplinary Approach to Assessing Learning: Preparing All Learners for Tomorrow's Possibilities
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Students design solutions to authentic problems and present their original products to a panel consisting of community members, parents, educators, and/or administrators (similar to the show “Shark Tank”).

  • Critical Thinking
  • Curriculum
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Thomaston Summer Math Passport

The summer math passport has redefined what it means to engage in math learning over the summer. Since starting it in 2017, it has more than doubled our participation in summer math work, while at the same time inspired families and the community to build positive attitudes towards mathematics!

  • Assessment
  • College & Career Ready
  • Community & Family Engagement
  • Critical Thinking
Read More about Thomaston Summer Math Passport
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A WHPS Dyslexia Steering Committee was created in January, 2016 to determine implications of the state of Connecticut’s newly established requirements for the identification of Dyslexia as a Specific Learning Disability.

  • Assessment
  • Curriculum
  • Instruction
  • Professional Learning
  • Special Education
Read More about Special Education & General Education Collaboration to Design a Coherent & Sustainable SLD/Dyslexia Identification Process
Student working manufacturing equipment

Windham-ECO is a 4 year program that is open to all students entering 9th grade at Windham High School. Students earn a certificate in manufacturing from Quinebaug Valley Community College at no out-of-the pocket cost while attending high school.

  • College & Career Ready
Read More about Windham-ECO
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Like most schools, we have identified regular attendance as a struggle.  In an effort to go beyond the usual interventions and think creatively about how we may solve the issue of chronic absenteeism, we developed the Attendance Matters Bus.

  • Attendance
  • Social & Emotional Learning
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