Archive for the ‘Accommodations’ Category

STAAR A Overview webinar available for you to view

If you were not able to listen to our STAAR A Overview webinar this past Monday, not to worry. We have posted the recorded webinar on our webinar webpage. http://www4.esc13.net/agc/webinars For STAAR A resources check out the STAAR A tab and the STAAR …

STAAR A – Q&A with TEA!

The Assessments for Special Populations Team in the Student Assessment Division at TEA will be holding a TETN on Monday the 17th of November from 1:00pm – 3:00pm (CST). The purpose of this TETN will be to address questions that members of the fi…

First steps for paraprofessionals in an inclusive setting

Listening to Dr. Julie Causton’s webinar over Paraprofessionals Role in an Inclusive Setting, I heard some great suggestions for first steps paraprofessionals can take when in an inclusive setting supporting students with disabilities. Step 1: Re…

STAAR A Overview Webinar

Did you miss our STAAR A training last Monday? Not to worry, we are offering a short 1 1/2 hour STAAR A Overview webinar this coming Monday, October 20th from 3:00 pm to 4:30 pm. Participants of this webinar will learn about the new STAAR A state asses…

Access to the General Curriculum Workshops

Are you searching for ways to address the unique needs of inclusive classrooms?  Our upcoming workshops can help. Preparing for SUCCESS after STAAR Modified How do we prepare for the elimination of STAAR Modified in the 14-15 school year?  There are …

STAAR A Frequently Asked Question document

              We have designed a STAAR A FAQ Document to help answer some common questions we are receiving as well as anticipating about STAAR A assessment. We have also created a short STAAR A handout to help provid…

STAAR A Update

Region 13 attended TEA’s STAAR A training on Wednesday, September 24th. The training covered STAAR A, the computer based assessment with accommodations. We learned of the embedded accommodations and accessibility features that STAAR A will provid…

Research based instruction for teaching basic math facts

FREE TRAINING! September 30, 2014 at ESC Region 13 Research shows that instruction of strategies for basic math facts increases students’ likelihood of mastery and retention. New Math TEKS state 2nd graders will recall basic facts to add and subt…

STAAR Standardized Oral Administration will be expanded for 2015 testing

From TEA: Standardized oral administration (SOA) for the STAAR program, an online option for oral administration, will be expanded in the 2014–2015 school year to include grade 5 science and grade 6 reading and mathematics assessments. Districts will…

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…