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Technology Applications Draft Educator Standards

Feedback or comments on the draft Technology Application Standards is being accepted through August 30, 2015. “The standards below are for certificate areas which will have new tests administered in fall 2016. Email comments to Michael.Vriesenga@tea.texas.gov or Rebecca.McCoy@tea.texas.gov.” TechApplicationsEducatorStandards_Draft

April 2015 Issue of the In-Sight

The 16th issue of the In-Sight Newsletter is now available at http://www5.esc13.net/thescoop/insight/2015/04/in-this-issue-16/. Please share articles with your colleagues! Topics in this issue: Fair Use and Images In Science Education Increasing Science Literacy through Weekly Article Abstracts Let’s PLAY! Long Term English Language Learners Maintaining Student Engagement in Math Making STEM-Centered Makerspaces Work Migrant Education: The Right Measure […]

12th Annual Differentiation Institute

DEVICES: TECHNOLOGY, TEACHERS, AND TODAY’S YOUTH Today we have unprecedented access to technologies that were barely imaginable a few years ago. However, when our best and brightest students are left to their own devices, the full potential of these powerful tools nor of our gifted students is seldom achieved. This workshop examines how the worlds […]

InSight: November 2014

The latest edition of the InSight newsletter has been posted to http://www5.esc13.net/thescoop/insight/. In this edition you will find the following articles: Dialogic Talk Enriching Our Students’ Reading Metacognition and Close Reading: The Need to Teach Metacognition English Language Learners as Writers Formative Assessment in Science: Three Big Ideas Hear Ye, Hear Ye…Proclamation 2015 is Now in […]

In-Sight – September 2014 Issue

The September 2014 issue of the In-Sight newsletter was posted on September 26th in the Scoop. In this issue you will find the following articles: Briscoe Primary Sources Tied to the 7th Grade Texas History and US History TEKS Connected Learning – a Framework for Innovation in the Classroom Math Geeks Unite! Professional Organizations for Math […]

Project Share Information

I am sure you have seen one or more of the updates sent by the Texas Education Agency to listservs for different program areas. This is a good time to remind ourselves of the need for backing up information and resources so that we are not reliant on a single storage solution. Leslie Barrett is […]

Curriculum Council April 10th

We are looking forward to seeing you for Curriculum Council on April 10th either face to face or through our Livestream presentation. All participants registered for either session below will receive a link to the Livestream web site through e-mail the week of April 10th. SP1426070 – Face to Face Session SP1426078 – Livestream   We […]

Technology Applications Instructional Materials Showcase

REMINDER! This Friday, February 21st, is your opportunity to visit with the publishers at the Technology Applications Instructional Materials Showcase! This event is come-and-go from 9 am – 4 pm and allows participants time to visit with representatives, review material, and have team discussions while considering adoption materials for the Technology Applications TEKS. You do […]

TEA Curriculum Newsletter

The TEA has posted the May 2013 Curriculum Newsletter.  This document includes the latest information on TEKS updates in Mathematics, Fine Arts, and Languages other than English (LOTE).  There is also information on the Texas AP/IB Incentive program as well as other program updates. The TEA Curriculum Newsletter will be posted to http://www.tea.state.tx.us/index2.aspx?id=2147486096 soon. It […]

Leadership Network Conference – February 21st

Our inaugural event this past September was a huge success and we are excited to have expanded our session choices for the February 21st LNC.  Please share with leaders in your district and on your campus! We can’t wait to share the day with you and your colleagues! See attached flyer for schedule and registration […]

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