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Improving Student Success in Math: FACTastic Video Series #1

Do your students struggle to learn math facts? We know that by 6th grade (TEK 6.3D) students are expected to add, subtract, multiply, and divide integers fluently. Using the FACTastic Math Strategy System is a great way to meet this goal. The FACTastic…

Register today for To Drill or Not to Drill? Math Fact Strategy Instruction!

Do your students struggle to learn math facts? In this workshop you will learn effective and efficient strategies for students to use in order to build automaticity of the addition and subtraction and multiplication and division facts. Teaching of stra…

Are You the Interpreter For Your Campus or District? Join Us on November 12

Register here! About the Instructor: FABIO TORRES -SENIOR EDUCATION & RECRUITMENT MANAGER Fabio is an experienced cross-cultural interpreter, language teacher and interpreter trainer.  He has recruited, screened, tested, selected, trained and super…

STEAMing Questions – Dr Jean will be at Region 13 in 6 days!!

STEAM Principles – From Dr. Jean’s Website A primary goal of STEAM is to help children develop critical thinking strategies. Critical thinking is open-ended, complex, and can have multiple responses.  It’s getting children to think independently and to…

Title III Early Childhood Education for English Learners

Join us on Wednesday, October 31st for Title III Early Childhood Education for English Learners. The purpose of this session is to provide educators support for young students whose primary language is not English.  This session will provide teachers a…

Free session – Effective Early Childhood Instruction for the Young EL

The following free sessions for EL teachers will be held at Region 13. https://ecampus.esc13.net/login.html FA1840058          Title III Early Childhood Education for English Learners-Fall 2018  10/31/2018 SP1940059           Title III Early Childhood …

STAAR Alternate 2 Updates for 2018-2019!

TEA has shared their Fall Updates for the 2018-2019 STAAR Alternate 2!  New Information There is no longer a verification window. Students who transfer/move to a new district ON OR AFTER the first day of the STAAR Alternate 2 testing window do not have…

LSLS – October is National Bullying Prevention Month: Part 1 – Tips for Students Who are Bystanders

Excerpted and adapted from Dr. Lori Ernsperger’s book Recognize, Respond, Report: Preventing and Addressing Bullying of Students with Special Needs, the suggestions shared here will help teachers provide effective support for all kids, no matter which …

TEA 2018 Statewide Federal Grants Training: Highlights

TEA will post a final revised presentation after the 3rd statewide training on October 12 at: https://tea.texas.gov/Finance_and_Grants/Grants/Training_and_Other_Resources/Training_and_Other_Resources/ 2017-2018 IDEA-B Formula & Preschool: LEAs will…

3 Ways to make your ISS Program SMART

Traditional ISS programs are founded on the principle that punishing students results in decreased behavior. SMART ISS is a program that flips that script on its head, focusing instead on making ISS programs active and restorative rather than simply pu…