Archive for August, 2013

TTAA IDEA-B MOE Action Plan for FY 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013

TEA issued a To the Administrator Addressed Letter on August 30, 2013 outlining how the state will make IDEA MOE compliance determinations for the fiscal years 2010 – 2013. The letter provides: anticipated timelines for processing each fiscal ye…

App for the Next Generation Science Standards

Retrieved from NSTA.org, for the original article click here. NSTA is excited to announce, in partnership with MasteryConnect, a free app for the Next Generation Science Standards. MasteryConnect, the makers of the most downloaded app for the Common Co…

Free Workshop Opportunities for September

As a back-to-school welcome, we are offering the following workshops for free in the month of September: Download this FLYER for details! Bilingual Special Education Evaluation Institute IEP Best Practices: FIE to IEP – 2 Day Guided Reading for Stude…

Differentiating for the Science Classroom Series

Do you have a variety of students in your classroom?  Do you have Special Education, Gifted and Talented, and  English Language Learners all in the same course or even the same period?  If so, you should consider attending our Differentiating for th…

IDEA MOE Changes Effective 2013-2014

TEA posted new guidance on its IDEA MOE webpage outlining the methodology for determining MOE compliance beginning 2013-14. The Handbook states: MOE is only one of several fiscal compliance requirements governing the expenditure of federal funds on s…

TxAIR Update

Below is a TxAIR update, you might have already received this information   through TEA and Project Share. For districts planning to use the ESTAR/MSTAR and TxAIR systems, we suggest the following steps: •To avoid multiple uploads, districts should …

Back to School 2013!

Training Opportunities: Keep up-to-date with the myriad of training provided by TSBVI this year. Also, take note of all of the information that Outreach has added to the Distance Learning page:  http://distance.tsbvi.edu/ . Additionally, the Seminars…

Do your students struggle with basic math facts?

Students with working memory difficulties, math disabilities, and other learning disabilities can really struggle with the memorization of the basic math facts.  Even though there are tools like multiplication charts to provide accommodations for stud…

Do your students struggle with basic math facts?

Students with working memory difficulties, math disabilities, and other learning disabilities can really struggle with the memorization of the basic math facts.  Even though there are tools like multiplication charts to provide accommodations for stud…

Time and Effort Updated List

As described in a May 14, 2013, letter posted to the TEA Correspondence page, LEAs interested in implementing the substitute system of federal time-and-effort reporting for the 2013–2014 school year must submit the required LEA management certificati…