Archive for March 7th, 2017

Assigning Homework to English Learners

How can we make homework for ELLs worth the time it takes to complete? Check out the following article to discover specific recommendations on how to make homework relevant for your English language learners. (Article courtesy of Multibriefs Exclusives…

SPP 7 Application Delay

Due to technical issues with the SPP 7 application, the opening of the application has been delayed. The TEA is trying to fix the problem, however the application may not open until the end of March. The SPP 13 & 14 applications are still projected to open April 1st. We will continue to provide updates as we receive […]

Solve the Problem with Problem Solving!

Don’t let problem solving be a problem! Learn to help your students gain the confidence they need, and develop the skills necessary to be successful problem solvers in grades K-2 and beyond. Join Mary Headley on March 23, 2017 at ESC Region 13 for “Problem Solving in the K-2 Classroom.” This training focuses on the […]

Read Aloud Tips

Reading aloud to young children is important because it helps them acquire the information and skills they need to succeed in school and in life. As teachers, we need to: • Make reading books an enjoyable experience • Read to children frequently • Help children learn as they read • Encourage children to talk about […]