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Presidential Awards for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching (PAEMST) Selection Committee Applications

The Texas Education Agency (TEA) is seeking experts in the fields of math and/or science education to review and evaluate applications for the Presidential Awards for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching (PAEMST). PAEMST is the highest recognition that a kindergarten through 12th grade mathematics or science teacher may receive for outstanding teaching in the United […]

Algebra I Mini-Interventions

Are you an Algebra 1 teacher struggling to help your students with “gaps” they may have missed? Region 13 has an answer to help your students with our Algebra 1 Mini-Interventions. In this new tool teachers will be able to access strategies to help students with what they are missing. There are two tools, one […]

T-STEM Designation

The Texas Education Agency announced Monday that the Texas Science Technology Engineering Mathematics (T-STEM) Designation application process is open now through March 4th. ESC Region 13 has served as a member of the T-STEM community for many years and we are happy to provide technical assistance to those who with to apply for this designation. […]

TEA Math Resources

TEA announced earlier this week several new resources now available through the Project Share Gateway at www.projectsharetexas.org   The new Vertical Alignment chart Grade 3-8, Statistics shows how the TEKS from lower grades align with the newly adopted HS Statistics course.  This joins the other vertical alignment documents for Algebra I, Geometry and Algebra II. […]

TEA Math Updates

The Texas Education Agency posted updates in a listserv e-mail today including: New Resource – Interactive Mathematics Glossary: the iPhone and iPad Apps  TEA’s Interactive Math Glossary is now available in the iTunes app store. The glossary is designed to help teachers explore and understand mathematics vocabulary used in the grades K–8 Texas Essential Knowledge […]

18th Issue of the In-Sight

The 18th issue of the In-Sight newsletter has been posted at http://www5.esc13.net/thescoop/insight/. Feel free to pass  links to articles  to your colleagues. Articles include: What If? Whiteboard Scenarios in Science Education Mindsets and Math: Ideas for Helping Nurture Growth Be the Learner Not People, Places or Dates:Using Vocabulary to Instruct Social Studies Social Emotional Skills, […]

Student Success Initiative (Texas SUCCESS) Online Accelerated Instruction Resources

The following “To the Administrator Addressed” was posted on December 11th from the Texas Education Agency: SUBJECT: Student Success Initiative (Texas SUCCESS) Online Accelerated Instruction Resources Rider 46, General Appropriations Act, 84th Texas Legislature, authorizes the commissioner to issue a request for proposal (RFP) for “statewide licenses to provide supplemental computer-based reading and mathematics instruction […]

Texas Regional Collaboratives for Math & Science

Would you like your teachers to have the opportunity to participate in the Texas Regional Collaboratives for Math or Science?  Make plans to join us on December 8th from 1pm- 4pm at Region 13. At this meeting we will share requirements of the grant and details for applying to participate.  We will also ask for […]

The In-Sight

The latest edition of the In-Sight Newsletter has been posted. Please feel free to share the following articles with others: What Makes Science Science? How Well Did Our Math Resources Align to Our TEKS? Explicitly Teaching Literacy Cognitive Processes Supporting the Young English Language Learner Why We Filter Out: Understanding the Affective Filter STEM Essential […]


The following was sent out through e-mail distribution lists. It is being posted here as well to ensure that all have up to date information. “Due to the sharp increase in usage of the ESTAR/MSTAR system, your district may have recently experienced technical difficulties. In order to ensure users have a positive experience, the ESTAR/MSTAR […]

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