Archive for August, 2014

Come Network and Learn with us…2014-2015 Professional Development Opportunities are here!

  Mark your calendars and save the dates!!  We have several professional development opportunities available to you for the 14-15 year. Click on the flyers to see our menu of trainings.            

Time to get your learn on!

Pep Talk for teachers and students from Kid President. Continue to be more awesome! We are offering a Back to School Special for all of our districts and charter schools. Our September Special Education workshops will be offered for FREE when you regis…

Courses available to help with new math teks

Introduction to the Revised Mathematics TEKS Modules are available for Grades K – 8. These modules help teachers become familiar with the focal points and TEKS comparison documents. Teachers examine how to use the documents to improve overall mathema…

Welcome Back to School!

The math team at Region 13 would like to wish you well as you begin a new year of mathematics instruction. Lots of “NEW” is awaiting you! You’ll have new students, new schedules, new resources, and NEW MATH STANDARDS! Please know that…

ESL Certification Preparation Courses

    Get Your ESL Certification   ESL Academy is a three-day workshop that provides a foundation on language acquisition and explores best practices in ESL instruction while preparing participants for the TExES Exam #154: English as a Second Lan…

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      Growing Up WILD Workshop offered by Texas Parks and Wildlife   Learn how to build on young children’s sense of wonder about nature and invite them to explore wildlife and the world around them! During this four-hour training workshop part…

$1000 Educator Grant/Question Writers for Social Studies Exams

I hope your first few days of school are a smashing success.  Now that school is in full swing, the Region 13 Social Studies Central blog will start to heat up, too.  Below are a  two educator opportunities that may be of interest to you. $1000 Educ…

Welcome Back To School

Welcome back to school.  All of your hard work planning and preparing will certainly pay off.  Please know that we at Region 13 are here to support you in this very important work of educating our students.  From helping to provide certified candida…

Bilingual Director Meetings 2014-2015

 Mark Your Calendar   Here are the dates for the 2014-2015 Bilingual Director Meetings:   Sept. 10th   Nov. 12th   Feb. 11th   Apr. 8th     face-to-face          FA1428944  FA1428946  SP1528948  SU1528951 distance learning

Baby Talk

“Amid a political push for government-funded preschool for 4-year-olds, a growing number of experts fear that such programs actually start too late for the children most at risk.” Trying to Close a Knowledge Gap, Word by Word http://www.nyt…