Course Resources – EDU 102


Teaching the NAEYC Code of Ethical Conduct: A Resource Guide, Feeney, S.; Freeman, N.K., Moravcik.

Websites Connecticut’s Official State Website
Paraeducator Information and Resources

Paracenter .org

Universal Design for Learning (UDL): A teacher’s guide

CT. SDE Publications Assistive Technology Guidelines Section 2 for Infants and Toddlers

New England Assistive Technology (NEAT)

Paraeducator Resources

Common Classroom Accommodations and Modifications in School

How to Use Accommodations and Modifications in the Classroom

A Day in Our Shoes

A Day in our Shoes | Don’t IEP Alone

Ultimate List id IEP Accommodations and Strategies (SDIs)

Verywell Family Understanding the Paraprofessional’s Role in Schools


Team Communication: Effective Group Collaboration and Teamwork,risk%20of%20misunderstandings%20or%20conflict.

10 Behavior Management Strategies for Educational Assistants & Paraprofessionals

Paraprofessional Duties: Understand Your Role as a Paraprofessional in 2022

Building Positive Relationships with Young Children, Center on Social Emotional Foundations for Early Learning, (CSEFEL), Vanderbilt University

CT Paraprofessionals Guide to Challenging Behaviors

What is Mid-Tech and High-Tech AAC

Assistive Devices Broken Down by Category

When to Use Mid-Tech AAC

Mid-Tech devices

Assistive Technology – No Tech, Low Tech, High Tech, By Kelsey Clauson

Formal vs. Informal Assessment: 15 Key Differences & Similarities


Effective Strategies and Approaches for Paraeducators to Support Children During Virtual Learning

Paraeducators at Work (30 minutes)

Formative vs. Summative vs. Diagnostic Assessment

Resources for Paraeducators and Fine Tuning your Skills

Children’s Books

My Three Best Friends and Me, Zulay by Cari Best (cane, no tech, and braille type writer low tech)

The Seeing Stick by Jane Yolen (cane, no tech)

Look Up, Jung Jin-Ho (Wheelchair, low tech)

Hello Goodbye Dog by Maria Gianferrari (wheelchair, low tech)

The Boy Who Saw too much by (Part of the Romeo Riley Private Detective Series) by April Whitt (electronic communication device, high tech )

How Katie Got a Voice by Pat Mervine (electronic communication device, high tech; wheelchair, low tech)

Sara’s Surprise by Nan Holcomb (augmentative communication device, high tech)

A Screaming Kind of Day by Rachna Gilmore (hearing aids, mid tech)

Hands and Hearts by Donna Jo Napoli (no tech)

Proud To Be Deaf, by Ava Lili and Nick Beese (sign language, no tech)

All the Ways I Hear You by Priscila Soares (bilateral bone anchored hearing system, high tech)

Additional Resources

NAEYC Code of Ethical Conduct


Free and Appropriate Public Education FAPE Understood

Supporting All Children Using the Connecticut Early Learning and Development Standards: Meeting the Needs of Diverse Learners