Archive for November 16th, 2011

Performance Based Monitoring/Residential Facility Tools

              The ESC Region XIII PBM Team is creating an integrated website for all things PBM. We’ve provided some of our Region XIII tools in this blog for easy access until the actual site is up and running… …

Residential Facility Tracker Initial Entry

Just a friendly reminder that Friday, November 18 is the last day for RF Tracker Initial Data Entry.  The system will remain open for continued data entry throughout the school year. For questions please contact: Laura Abbott  laura.abbott@esc13.txed…

ELL – Emotional Warmth & Instructional Support – Success

As STEM schools, we inherently embrace equitable access and persistence for all students. My last blog explored the conundrum of emotionally calming the highly anxious math learner in order to activate knowledge and calm emotional levels requisite for …

ELL – Emotional Warmth & Instructional Support – Success

As STEM schools, we inherently embrace equitable access and persistence for all students. My last blog explored the conundrum of emotionally calming the highly anxious math learner in order to activate knowledge and calm emotional levels requisite for mathematics success. The research below also identifies the significant impact that emotions play in language acquisition. As […]

2011-2012 STAAR Accommodations Update #4

The STAAR Accommodation Triangle is the new organizational structure for assessment accommodations for students with disabilities.  This is a much different approach than the organizational structure for the past and current TAKS Accommodations. The T…

FREE Webinar: Choosing the Right STAAR Assessment

SESSION FULL:  An archived recording will be posted soon after the live event. How can you be sure that your STAARs are aligned and each student will be taking the appropriate test? Join ESC XIII Education Specialist, Laura Abbott, for a 60 minute web…

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