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Public Comment for Algebraic Reasoning and CTE TEKS

The information below was shared through Texas Education Agency listservs: Official Public Comment Period for Algebraic Reasoning Proposed: New 19 TAC Chapter 111, Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills for Mathematics, Subchapter C, High School, §111.48, Algebraic Reasoning, Adopted 2015 (One Credit) Summary: The proposal would add Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills for a new high […]

New High School Math Standards

Is your district ready for the new high school math standards being implemented in 2015-16? The following courses are being offered in the next two weeks that are suitable for curriculum math coaches or coordinators, and content specific high school math teachers: Navigating and Teaching the New Math Standards for Algebra 1–SP1531924–March 31, 2015 Navigating […]

Public Comment Period: State Board of Education Rules

State Board of Education Rule Filings Adopted New 19 TAC Chapter 111, Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills for Mathematics, Subchapter C, High School, §111.47, Statistics, Adopted 2015 (One Credit) Summary: The adoption adds Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills for a new high school advanced mathematics course for implementation in the 2015-2016 school year. The new […]

Public Comment Period: Commissioner of Education Rule

Correction: Rule Review Filing   Notice of Proposed Review. The Texas Education Agency (TEA) proposes the review of 19 TAC Chapter 75, Curriculum, pursuant to the Texas Government Code, §2001.039. Summary: The rules being reviewed by the TEA in 19 TAC Chapter 75 are organized under the following subchapters: Subchapter AA, Commissioner’s Rules Concerning Driver […]

Elementary Extravaganza: June 9th, 2015

ESC Region 13 Contact: Lori Reemts – lori.reemts@esc13.txed.net

Opportunity to Apply: Texas Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (T-STEM) Designation

The Texas Education Agency posted an update on 2/26/15 announcing the opportunity for campuses to apply for the T-STEM college and career readiness model. “T-STEM Designation Under the authority of Texas Education Code (TEC) §39.235 and Texas Administrative Code (TAC) §102.1093, the Texas Education Agency (TEA) has developed a designation process for T-STEM Academies. The […]

Share the Latest Edition of the In-Sight

The February 2015 edition of the In-Sight Newsletter has been published. Feel free to share the link with colleagues! http://www5.esc13.net/thescoop/insight/2015/02/   In This Issue: The “E” in STEM Ensuring Students Become Bi-literate: What Administrators Must Do Growing Healthy Texans Importance of Family in Early Childhood Education: Now is the Time to Reengage Increasing Written Literacy […]

Resources for Foreign Language Teachers

Rosemary Patterson was an outstanding Spanish Teacher at Amarillo High School who dedicated her life to foreign language study and teaching. She was known for her vast knowledge of Spanish, quick wit, ability to reason and strong support for active participation in TFLA. Upon her death in 2003, Rosemary willed part of her estate to […]

Teaching Innovations: Inspiring Multimodal Learning

Teaching Innovations highlights classroom practices that engage students through content in context. This new resource is a collection of videos with accompanying process guides in support of sharing strategies that are working in classrooms in our area. http://teachinginnovations.gallery.esc13.net/ https://magic.piktochart.com/output/3593104-teaching-innovations-dw See the presentation from  Curriculum Council for more information: Questions? Janet Hester – janet.hester@esc13.txed.net Laura Lee Stroud […]

Resources for Teachers: Languages Other Than English

The Texas Foreign Language Association offers several scholarships for teachers and students. Please see these resources at http://www.tfla.info/scholarships-awards/. ESC Region 13 will be hosting a one day LOTE Institute on March 3rd, http://ecampus.esc13.net/show_class_info.html?classid=28933. We have limited space this year and there are only 25 remaining spots for registration. New TEKS were adopted for LOTE. Resources and further […]

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