Archive for the ‘TEKS’ Category

How Well Did Our Math Resources Align to Our TEKS?

AUTHOR: Virginia Keasler, Math Education Specialist & Susan Hemphill, Math Education Specialist K-8 mathematics teachers have entered their second year with the new math TEKS while high school teachers are adopting updated math TEKS this year, with the possibility of new resources on the horizon. What are some things to consider in matching up resources with […]

Make-n-Take! Interactive Notebooking for Grades 3 and 4

Please join us for a make-n-take experience to create your own awesome interactive notebook. This TEKS based Mathematics notebook bundles TEKS by each reporting category and is designed to incorporate all of the major topics throughout your grade level. The notebook is organized around the information that students need for understanding a concept, but leaves […]

Elementary Educators: LOOK WHAT’S COMING YOUR WAY!

Free App: Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills

View the Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills in one app! A great reference for teachers, parents, and students to easily read and understand the standards. Quickly find and search standards by subject, grade level, and key word. Three good reasons to …

Formative Assessment in Science: Three Big Ideas

Author: Cynthia Holcomb, Education Specialist, Elementary Science It’s a hot topic: Formative Assessment. Every resource will define it for you in basically the same way: formative assessment is for learning while summative assessment is of learning. But in plain language, formative assessment is an activity in which students share their developing ideas while the learning is […]

Making a Case for Information Literacy

Author:  Leslie Barrett, Education Specialist: Technology & Library Media Services Information literacy. What is it? Quite simply, it is the ability to sift through an abundant quantity of information to find what you need to accurately answer a question you have. It is knowing how to refine an information search to get a smaller but […]

Register Now: DATA, DATA! What Do I Do With It? Planning 8th Grade Math and Algebra 1 Based on the DATA.

Save the Date! DATA, DATA! What do I do with it?? Planning 8th grade math and Algebra 1 Based on Data. FA1430821 9/29/2014 Synopsis:  Which questions are students missing on the Algebra 1 EOC?  We will look at state, regional, and classroom data from…

Revised Side-by-Side TEKS Comparison Available

If you have not had a chance yet, bookmark this link to the Revised Side-by-Side High School Math TEKS Comparison for Algebra 1, Geometry, and Algebra 2. http://www.projectsharetexas.org/resource/revised-mathematics-teks-side-side-teks-comparison Math …

Information from TEA About Grades 3-8 Spring 2015 STAAR Testing

Since the new performance standards for grades 3–8 mathematics will not be determined prior to the release of the state accountability ratings, the 2015 state and federal accountability results will not be based on the new standards. For accountabili…

A New Math STAAR

Author: Fredric Noriega Texas is set to implement the revised math standards during the 2014-2015 school year for grades kindergarten through 8. High school math teachers will implement new math standards in their courses for the following year, 2015-16. Along with the implementation of the new math standards we are going to see a very […]

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