Posts Tagged ‘region xiii’

TELPAS Alternate

Highlights from the 12/12/18 TELPAS Alternate TETN: No PowerPoint was presented, instead the TETN consisted of a tour of the new TELPAS Alt webpage https://tea.texas.gov/student.assessment/telpasalt/ and some Q&A To access the page, start at the TE…

Using dual language story books to foster biliteracy

The EAL Journal blog publishes plain language summaries of EAL-related Master’s and Doctoral research. In this post Dominika Gordon, EAL teacher at Eaton Square School in Kensington, London presents a summary of her Master’s research on using bilingual…

January 22: Luis Urrieta at Region 13 ESC

At CIMA 2018, conference goers inquired about more opportunities to learn with  Day 1 keynote speaker Luis Urrieta. To receive updates on his upcoming full-day training here at the Region 13 ESC on January 22, click here. Luis Urrieta is the Suzanne an…

Winter Workshops for Educators of Students with Significant Disabilities!

You won’t want to miss these winter learning opportunities in 2019! 1/8/19:  Evidence-Based Practices: Research Based Teaching Strategies for Teachers of Students with Disabilities (SP1939799) $45 In this workshop, participants will learn the def…

Coming in February: 7 STEPS to a Language-Rich Interactive Foreign Language Classroom

Now available for the LOTE teacher! Click HERE TO REGISTER. 7 Steps to a Language-Rich, Interactive Foreign Language Classroom are research-based strategies designed to increase comprehensible input and provide low-stress opportunities for language out…

Free Webinar | Make your classroom library a welcoming space!

Encourage a Love of Reading Language, Literacy, Lounging, and Laughing: Rethink the Library Monday, December 17, 2018 | 12:30 p.m. CT  – Recording will be available later Register Here – https://goo.gl/tVdSer In an early childhood sett…

ELPS Toolkit and Observation Guide in January

  ELPS Toolkit Overview: The revised ELPS Toolkit is your convenient and comprehensive resource for effective lesson development. It is designed to help teachers incorporate the ELPS when planning lessons and delivering instruction. This interactive tr…

Final Adjustments to IDEA-B Formula, Preschool and Discretionary Deaf

2018-2019 Final Amounts Final amounts for programs in the 2018-2019 Special Education Consolidated Grant Application are now available on the Grants Administration Division Federal Entitlements web page. TEA staff will initiate budget adjustments to th…

Texas High Schools Lost 1 in 5 Students Last Year

San Antonio (December 6, 2018) –  The Texas high school attrition rate has declined from 24 percent last year to 22 percent in 2017-18 – the lowest rate in over three decades. In 1985-86, when IDRA conducted the state’s first attritio…

6 facts about English language learners in U.S. public schools

There were nearly 5 million English language learners in U.S. public schools in fall 2015, according to the most recent available data from the National Center for Education Statistics. This represented 9.5% of U.S. public school enrollees, an increase…

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