Archive for October, 2017

Presenter Preview with Drew Keller -Music in the Foreign Language Classroom

“I feel it is rare that we, as language enthusiasts and instructors, have the chance to gather, discuss and be simply passionate about language together and CIMA is giving us the chance to do just that.” Happy Halloween from the Region 13 Bilingual/ESL Team. CIMA 2017 is getting scary close! We are only 6 sleeps …

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Presenter Preview with Daniel Schaetz -Welcoming Newcomer ELLs

CIMA 2017 is only 7 days away and participants can plan their schedules here! With so many great guest speakers and breakout sessions being offered we thought you might like a preview, so we asked our presenters a few quick questions to help guide you. I’m going to share the a little about my session …

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Join us for Esperanza Training on November 28-29

Are you a K-2 Educator for a Bilingual/ESL or Dual Language classroom? Make plans to be at the Region 13 ESC on November 28-29 and join Dr. Elsa Cardenas-Hagan for training on the Esperanza Program! Esperanza is a Spanish multisensory, structured language program for the Spanish speaking student, grades K-2.  The program can be completed in …

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Presenter Preview with Natalie Weber -Sight and Sound in Early Literacy (PK-2)

“I’m really excited about the name of the conference. It opens the opportunity to think on how valuable it is to advance multilingualism for individuals and for society.” CIMA 2017 is only 7 days away and participants can plan their schedules here! With so many great guest speakers and breakout sessions being offered we thought …

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Presenter Preview with Desiree Hanson: Engage with Edpuzzle

CIMA 2017 is only 10 days away and participants can start planning their schedules here! With so many great guest speakers and breakout sessions being offered we thought you might like a preview, so we asked our presenters a few quick questions to help guide you. Today we continue our series with Desiree Hanson. She …

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What is a Compass of Shame and Why is it Useful?

Shame is a big component of our daily lives, whether it’s warranted or not. Shame can be a confusing concept for some to grasp. Donald Nathanson, former director of the Silvan S. Tomkins Institute, explained shame as a “critical regulator of human social behavior” and Silvan S. Tomkins defined it as “occurring any time that …

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Check Out the CIMA 2017 Schedule and Today’s Presenter Preview!

CIMA 2017 is only 12 days away and participants can start planning their schedules here! With so many great guest speakers and breakout sessions being offered we thought you might like a preview, so we asked our presenters a few quick questions to help guide you. Today we continue our presenter preview series with Region …

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13 Days Until CIMA 2017

CIMA 2017 is just 13 days away and we know participants are eager to plan their schedules! With so many great guest speakers and breakout sessions being offered we thought you might like a preview, so we asked our presenters a few quick questions to help guide you. We’re going to continue our preview with …

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CIMA is 14 Days Away!

CIMA 2017 is only 14 days away and we know participants are eager to plan their schedules! With so many great guest speakers and breakout sessions being offered we thought you might like a preview, so we asked our presenters a few quick questions to help guide you. We’re going to launch things off with …

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Students with Disabilities Update

2018 STAAR Alternate 2 Administration Enrollment Collection Enrollment counts can be entered online in the STAAR Alternate 2 Assessment Management System beginning October 23, 2017, and should be submitted no later than 11:00 PM (CT) on November 10, 2017. For detailed information, District Testing Coordinators should refer to the email from shipping@txassessmail.pearson.com dated October 23, […]