Archive for November, 2018

Write Powerful PLAAFPs and Standards-Based Goals!

There are many aspects to writing a complete Individualized Education Program (IEP). This one-day training will focus on writing powerful PLAAFP statements which will lead to student-focused goals.  Participants will leave with easy-to-use tools to sup…

Register today for Science for All!

Are you looking for ways to meet the diverse needs of students in your science classroom?   The Science for All workshop will explore evidence-based instructional strategies designed to help all students, especially struggling learners, make progr…

STAAR Alternate 2 Waiver Request is open for public comment

The Texas Education Agency (TEA) has posted the draft Texas Waiver Request Regarding STAAR Alternate 2 for public comment on the State of Texas Assessments of Academic Readiness (STAAR®) Alternate 2 webpage. For the second year, Texas is requesting a w…

Encourage a Love of Reading Read It Once, Read It Twice, Read It Once Again – FREE Webinar

Only through deep, analytical book discussions can children truly benefit from the dynamic characters, rich vocabulary, and powerful social-emotional themes that present themselves in high-quality children’s literature. Join us for the first event in t…

Sheltered Instruction: Blueprint

This single day workshop is designed to equip and empower teachers who serve ELs from Kinder through 12th grade. Register HERE. Providing quality instruction to English Learners of various levels of language proficiency is no easy task. It requires tha…

Residential Tracker – Required Data Collection Due Nov. 30th!

TAA 11/15/2018 provides information on the 2018-2019 Residential Facility Tracker Data Collection. Each district or charter with a residential facility within its boundaries or jurisdiction, in which students enrolled in the district or charter reside,…

Special Populations and Gifted/Talented Services

Reminder: English Learners and Giftedness FA1840465 Nov. 27 at Region 13     Dig into the Data for Special Populations According to the Gifted and Talented Program Enrollment, 8% of the statewide student population has been identified GT.  In our region,  8.9% of our student population has been identified GT. Some special populations data that […]

CIRCLE Activity Collections – FREE whole and small group lessons!

Did you know that CLI Engage has FREE lessons with videos and scripts to show you how to implement them? https://cliengage.org/static/ Three collections of activities are available in English and Spanish from the CLI Engage dashboard. Visit the activit…

EL Leadership Institute -November 28

Educational leaders are continually looking for ways to accelerate English Learner achievement. In this institute, John Seidlitz, co-author of English Learners in Texas: What Administrators Need to Know, will share with attendees the foundations for su…

FEATURED EVENT – Engaging Young Writers PK-1st with Matt Glover – Feb 5th

Increasing Energy and Engagement for All Writers Young children are capable of incredible thinking, which can be seen in their writing when they see themselves as writers and when adults honor children’s approximations of writing.  Using video clips an…

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