Archive for December, 2012

Services for Children at Age Three

The Texas Education Agency has received numerous inquiries related to: “3 is 3” and whether this applies to all children or only children receiving services through ECI; and providing temporary services for students before evaluations are completed…

TRC Grant Application Available

The Texas Regional Collaboratives provide professional development to teachers in the areas of math and science through grant funds. Teacher Mentors (TMs) who participate receive intensive, TEKS aligned, research based professional development (100+ ho…

TRC Grant Application Available

The Texas Regional Collaboratives provide professional development to teachers in the areas of math and science through grant funds.  Teacher Mentors (TMs) who participate receive intensive, TEKS aligned, research based professional development (100+ …

Image Provides Teaching Opportunity for MS

  NASA’s Earth Observatory has provided yet another great satellite image for use with students when discussing erosion, weather, and environments. This image and the description would work well to help teach the following TEKS (sample quest…

Review of Emergency Operation Plans

    In a “To the Administrator Addressed” posted to the Texas Education Agency website yesterday, Commissioner Williams is requesting all public schools to immediately review district emergency operation plans. Resources provided…

Differentiation Institute Coming up January 22, 2013

Differentiation For All Learners: Accepting the Challenge January 22, 2013 9am -4pm Early Bird Registration extended till December 21st. J Taylor Education will demonstrate practical, easy-to-use strategies for integrating depth and complexity into the…

Manipulatives

As a holiday gift to you we have been working on some new manipulatives for you to use with your students. Included are vocabulary puzzles for Atomic structures, elements, types of reactions, force and motion, and the solar system.  We also created so…

January Power of Two

How is your Co-Teaching partnership doing? Are you delivering specially designed instruction to all of your students with IEPs? If not, don’t wait till after the break to register for the last Power of Two training of the 2012-2013 academic year….

Do you have questions about the Physics EOC?

Come to the Physics EOC Success Workshop Jan 28-29  here at Region 13.  This 2 day workshop will model 5E student centered lessons and review important information about the Physics EOC.  Register now for this FREE workshop through e-campus! Check o…

Would you like a free registration to SXSWedu?

Region 13 is giving away 8 free conference registrations for SXSWedu.  If you teach in an ESC Region 13 supported school system and would like to attend this outstanding conference for free, the information you need is at this site. We are giving awa…