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HB 440- Change in Education Code re: Physical Education/APE

HB 440 was recently passed and signed by Governor Greg Abbott. Following is an excerpt from the Bill Analysis: C.S. H.B. 440 amends the Education Code to require the State Board of Education , in identifying the essential knowledge and skills of physical education, to ensure that the physical education curriculum required in each school district that offers kindergarten through grade […]

Inclusion Institute 2015

Are you thinking about attending professional development this summer? Are you wanting to learn evidence-based strategies to increase student success? Are you interested in how to increase student motivation and effort? …YES! You need to attend the 2015 Inclusion Institute: New Frame of Mind. Join us June 11th for a one-day conference that will bring […]

STAAR A Post-administration Survey

Inclusion Institute Breakout Session Topics

You may have heard that Mindset Works will be at Inclusion Institute 2015, but you might also be wondering… Who else will be there? Apple and Accessibility with Megan Wilson and David Hernandez Solving Word Problems Using Schemas with Dr. Sarah Powell Reading for Understanding in the Content Areas with High School Students and with Elementary […]

Inclusion Institute 2015: New Frame of Mind

Do you have questions on how to grade students in special education? As a special educator do you fully understand your role in grading? At June 11th’s  Inclusion Institute 2015: New Frame of Mind, attend the session, I Don’t Give Grades, You Earn Them. In this session, teachers will explore what TEA says about grading exceptional […]

FREE Mindset Webinar

          Heard about Growth and Fixed Mindsets but want to learn more? The AGC team is offering a sneak peak at this year’s Inclusion Institute 2015: New Frame of Mind keynote speaker, Emily Diehl! In this 30 minute webinar, Emily will share the research behind a growth mindset and preview strategies […]

FREE Mindset Webinar

          Heard about Growth and Fixed Mindsets but want to learn more? The AGC team is offering a sneak peak at this year’s Inclusion Institute 2015: New Frame of Mind keynote speaker, Emily Diehl! In this 30 minute webinar, Emily will share the research behind a growth mindset and preview strategies […]

Inclusion Institute 2015

Are you nurturing a growth mindset in your students?  Are you looking for ways to increase motivation and effort from your students? Join us June 11th at the Inclusion Institute 2015 to learn about cultivating a Growth Mindset. Emily Diehl from Mindset Works will lead sessions on how to change our own mindsets and cultivate growth mindsets […]

TEA Guidance in Regards to Determining STAAR A Eligibility

News from TEA in regards to STAAR A accountability, April 8, 2015 Along with the grades 3–8 math assessments, results from STAAR Accommodated (STAAR A) and STAAR Alternate 2 (a redesign of the original STAAR Alternate) will also be excluded from the 2015 state accountability system. The U.S. Department of Education no longer allows Texas […]

Inclusion Institute 2015

Are you looking to learn new ways to motivate students, teach explicitly, explore strategies to increase student achievement in core academic classes, and walk out with a  New Frame of Mind? If the answer is YES- then the 2015 Inclusion Institute is for you! Join us June 11th for an all-day institute of practical strategies […]