Archive for March, 2012

Expert Interview with Milton Dehn

I recently interviewed memory expert Milton Dehn.  He’s the author of four different books on educational psychology, three of which focus on how to assess and improve a student’s memory. During our interview he answered the following fou…

SPP 11 and 12: Child Find and Early Childhood Transition

TEA has provided more information and resources for the 2012 data submission for State Performance Plan (SPP) Indicators 11 and 12. Information about TEASE access was provided in a previous post to this blog. Other training materials have been posted…

Bloom’s Taxonomy- School Ready Webinar

Please join us on April 11 and May 9. If you are unable to join us on the dates above, registered participants will have access to an archived recording of the webinar. Bloom’s Taxonomy is a helpful tool that challenges us to increase the rigor o…

How to Use a Dictionary

Our most recent accommodations update post was all about the dictionary.  The dictionary can be a great tool to have at your disposal, but if the student is clueless on its purpose and its magical word finding powers, it becomes nothing more than anot…

SHARS and MAC Outreach Notice

The Texas Education Agency has requested this SHARS and Outreach Notice be shared with local education agencies (LEAs).  The notice is intended to inform LEAs, that do not currently participate in SHARS and/or MAC, of the opportunity to participate i…

ESC 13 Twitter Weekly Updates for 2012-03-30

Come learn about Britannica Pathways in this free webinar: Tue, Mar 27, 2012 11:00 AM – 11:30 AM CDT<https://t.co/ffH39wEe&gt; # Considerations Before Deploying iPads and iPods « Socratech Seminars – http://t.co/QVVZHtXz via @Joli…

SHARS and MAC Outreach Notice

The Texas Education Agency has requested this SHARS and Outreach Notice be shared with local education agencies (LEAs).  The notice is intended to inform LEAs, that do not currently participate in SHARS and/or MAC, of the opportunity to participate i…

Texas Guide by your Side Video Webinar

Texas Hands & Voices Guide By Your side is offering a statewide webinar, “IS this a Deaf Thing” on April 23, 2012.  In Austin, this webinar will be hosted at the Education Service Center (5701 Springdale Road, Austin TX, 78723). …

Q-Tips!

We have added five more Q-Tips to our list of resources at Region XIII.  These Q-Tips may be found on Region XIII’s website or use the links below to open the video player.  These Q-Tips provide various strategies for keeping amplification on…

SEE Skillshops in Plano and Austin

Signing Exact English Skillshops will be offered in Plano and Austin in 2012.  Plano Skillshop at the Southfork Hotel: June 24-29, 2012 to register: https://mis.esc11.net/Session.asp?Wksp_Num=003441 Austin Skillshop at the Marriot Austin South: July 9…