Archive for June, 2013

ESTAR Academy II Workshop – Fee Waived

ESTAR II Academy is being offered for FREE with summer. Sign up today for July 15th and 18th or August 14th and 15th training dates. This training is the follow up to ESTAR I. It provides teachers and interventionists with the tools they need to provid…

Accommodations Strategies and Resources

  We hope you all are having fun, safe, refreshing summers so far. As we talk with teachers around the Region, there is a lot of discussion about graphic organizers as mnemonic accommodations for students with learning disabilities. For certain st…

Chemistry Teachers: Save the Date – July 10th!

Chemistry Teachers!  Brian Anderson, former UT chemistry professor, children’s book author, and pinata maker is coming to Region 13 to lead a workshop on Gas Laws and Thermochemistry!  Sign up on e-campus:  http://ecampus.esc13.net/show_class…

Teach with Your Iphone: Apps to use in the Classroom

The information below was retrieved from edutopia.org. For the original article click here. You don’t need a class set of netbooks or iPads to integrate technology into your daily instruction. There are some fantastic, free iPhone apps that are p…

Success Attributes for Students with Learning Disabilities

We hope your summer is off to a great start! It’s so important to take this time to relax, refresh, and “refill” the tank. It’s also a great time to think about the big picture — what really matters for my students and wha…

PHYSICS TEACHERS! Save the Date for July 30-31….

Article: Why Formative Assessment Matters

The information on this post was retrieved from http://blog.web20classroom.org/2013/02/why-formative-assessments-matter.html Why Formative Assessments Matter Whis is a follow-up/prequel to my post on the tools you can use to formatively assess stud…

New Math Standards Crosswalk

Jerri LaMirand of Eanes ISD has worked with fellow math teachers across Central Texas to compile a Crosswalk to support teachers in the transition to the new math TEKS. They have been gracious enough to share it with schools throughout Texas.  Descr…

Online Learning Through Project Share

Are you sitting at home bored to death?  Ok probably not but if you have some spare time this summer you might want to check out the online courses offered through Project Share. New courses have been added including some to help you learn about Proje…

Biology EOC Results

TEA has released the statewide summary report for the Spring 2013 Biology EOC. Statewide, 85% of all students made Level II: Satisfactory which is great news.  However, there is still work to be done.  The percentage of questions answered correctly i…