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Environmental Health Sciences Summer Institute (SI)

Thew following was shared from TEA.   The Environmental Health Sciences Summer Institute (SI) is an annual, 5-day professional development conference where Texas teachers are introduced and trained to implement innovative, classroom-ready, STEM-ba…

Algebra 1 & 2 Released EOC on Socrative

Hey Algebra 1 and Algebra 2 teachers, are you planning on reviewing with your students before final exams? Well we have some good news for you… The math team at Region 13 has put the STAAR EOC Spring 2013 assessments on Socrative.com. To access t…

Algebra Tiles Video Series: Additive Inverese Property

Check out our new video in the Algebra Tiles Video Series…

Learning Strategy Video: My Favorite No

Check out this video for a great classroom warm-up strategy that gives students the opportunity to analyze incorrect work, but at the same time helps to build student confidence in math class. Although this video refers to Common Core standards, the st…

13 Free Web Tools that Teachers and Students Should Know About

The following article was retrieved from http://blogs.kqed.org/mindshift/2013/07/13-free-web-tools-students-and-teachers-should-know-about/ Web-based tools continue to proliferate, giving teachers more to add to their arsenal, but it can be hard to de…

Engaged Teaching: “Do Now” Activities for Your Lesson

From Edutopia.org (http://www.edutopia.org/blog/engaged-teaching-do-now-activities-sel-lessons-maurice-elias) This is a follow up to a May 2013 blog about The Five Dimensions of Engaged Teaching (Solution Tree, 2013), by Laura Weaver and Mark Wilding…

ESTAR Spanish Translations Now Available

ATTENTION! To all past participants in the ESTAR Academy for grades K-2 and 3-4: Spanish translations of the handouts and documents from the ESTAR Academy I for Grades K-2 and 3-4 have been added to the Region 13 ESTAR Project Share Groups. If you are …

Last Chance! ESTAR Academy K-2 and 3-4

New Braunfels ISD will be hosting the last round of face to face ESTAR Academy trainings in June. Please view the attached flyer for workshop details and training location. For future reference, the online versions of these academies can be located on …

Think Through Math: Summer Edition

The information below was provided by TEA. Texas public school students in grades 3–8 will continue to have access all summer long to the adaptive content and support provided by Istation Reading and Think Through Math through Texas SUCCESS.   J…

TEKS PD Summer Opportunites

Region 13 is offering its final round of TEKS PD workshops this summer. These include: Algebra 2 EOC Success Algebra 1 EOC Academy 2 Geometry EOC Success ESTAR Academy K-2 ESTAR Academy 3-4 ESTAR 2 Academy 3-4 These workshops are offered at no cost tha…

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