Archive for October 3rd, 2013

October is rolling in…

And along with a hint of fall, the BARD App has arrived from the Library of Congress Talking Book Program! But due to the government shutdown, we will not have access to BARD for a while longer. However, the Texas Talking Book Program will not shut dow…

Do you need your 6 hour G/T Update?

Texas law requires teachers who are responsible for providing G/T services to receive a 6 hour update every year. If you are in need of your G/T Update for 2013-2014 and would like to attend a science specific update please join us on October 23, 2013….

Earth Science Week

Next week, October 13-19 is Earth Science Week.  This year ESW is “Mapping Our World,” engaging young people in learning how geoscientists, geographers, and other mapping professionals use maps to represent land formations, natural resourc…

ELA Reading/Writing Blueprints for 2014 STAAR-M Released

Based on the requirements of House Bill 5, the English I and II reading and writing assessments must be combined into a single English I and II assessment and be administered on one day. The attached chart represents the revised blueprint for the STAAR…

Topographic Maps

  Need ideas for teaching Topographic Maps and Satellite Imagery? Join us on October 10, 2013 and learn how to help your students understand how topographic maps are read, made, and how along with satellite images you can use them to predict erosi…

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