Archive for August, 2010

Project Share Demystified: 7 Comments for Clarity

Project Share Demystified

Welcome back to school everyone.  This summer was like no other I have seen in my years as an educator.  The release of new TEKS and subsequent state developed trainings made for a very busy summer.

With this hectic whirlw…

Starting Out Right

While students are dusting off their backpacks and teachers are setting up their classrooms, we at Region XIII have been extremely busy preparing for the 2010-2011 school year! When we’re not driving across central Texas providing professional developm…

A New Look @ Old Books

While researching a project I am working on about technology and teaching literacy, I came across something you will want to check out. 

First – the key questions:  Do you read digital books and magazines?  Do you read paper based books and magazi…

Creating Shared Book Collections Has Never Been Easier

Last week I wrote about Issuu.com, an amazing way to interact with printed text on your digital screen.  This week, I think it appropriate, to continue the theme of literacy online.  As an educator with access to computers I am at a crossroads when i…

A STaR Chart Tip – Improve your Results in 5 Minutes or Less

Conversations with district technology leaders about School Technology and Readiness (STaR) Chart processes and results seem to have a few running themes.  Chief among them is the challenge of educators not understanding, or never having heard key ter…

Starting Out Right

While students are dusting off their backpacks and teachers are setting up their classrooms, we at Region XIII have been extremely busy preparing for the 2010-2011 school year! When we’re not driving across central Texas providing professional development to you outstanding teachers, we’re hard at work creating ways to make your lives easier so that […]