Archive for the ‘Physics’ Category

Grades 5-8 Science Academy, Part 2!

Science Academies for Grades 5-8, Part 2: Force and Motion (SU1634310) Have you heard about the Grades 5-8 Science Academy? This 3-day academy will explore ways to improve overall science instruction and achievement in order to meet and/or exceed grade level standards and to ensure postsecondary readiness. You will engage in hands-on, student-centered lessons that are […]

Secondary Science Updates!

 TRC District Planning Meeting Grant Cycle 2016-2017 FA1533510 December 8th, 2015 1 pm – 4 pm Come join us to discuss and influence the TRC Collaborative Grant at Region 13 next year.  The science focus will be Middle School Earth and Space Science. Participating teachers and coaches will receive free PD and resources for their […]

Central Texas mini-CAST 2016!

  ESCs Region 13 and Region 20 are excited to announce mini-CAST 2016 at San Marcos High School in San Marcos, TX January 30, 2016 mini-CAST is a one day conference FOR science teachers BY science teachers. Register Today! Interested in Presenting?  Submit your proposal here! Are you a member of Region 13 or Region 20 […]

Secondary Science Just In Time Series are up!

Join us for learning right when you need it, right before you teach it!  At the secondary level, we are offering two series this year: one for Biology and one for 8th grade science (with some 6th and 7th grade mixed in). See the attached fliers for more information and we hope to see you […]

Don’t miss out on Central Texas Mini-CAST!

Is money for professional development tight in your district? If you didn’t get to attend CAST, come to the next best thing — Central Texas Mini-CAST. It’s affordable and right here in Austin on Saturday, February 15! Register for as low as $35 a…

Outstanding Strategies for Building a Lanuage-Rich Student-Centered Science Classroom

Just a reminder that the deadline for early-bird registration for Distinguished Speakers in Science: Joanne Billingsley – Outstanding Strategies For Building a Language-Rich Student-Centered Science Classroom (SP1427253) is January 24, 2014.  Re…

What new strategy is rocking your classroom this year?

Share out your best strategies and teaching ideas at Central Texas Mini-CAST!  Submit your proposal online here: http://www4.esc13.net/science/minicast/ Proposals are DUE  Nov 18 – don’t miss this opportunity! Central Texas Mini-CAST : Fo…

Physics Classroom Resource

Physics teachers, if you have never checked out the Physics Classroom site it is full of labs, problem sets, interactives and more.   Some of you will want to check out the animations on negative velocity and negative acceleration as I know those wer…

MIT K12 Video Project

The Massachusetts Institute of Technology has created videos that aim to teach one or two concepts in about 5 minutes.  These videos are part of the MIT-K12 Project and are created by MIT students. Check them out online. While not correlated to the TE…

Physics for Us – Free PD Opportunity for HS

High school IPC and Physics teachers.  The Texas Regional Collaboratives, in conjunction with National Instruments is offering a professional development opportunity focused on connecting coceptualized physical principals with full mathematical rigor….

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