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Austin Ed Summit

“Sharing the Learning Journey” Thursday, June 11, 2015 8:00 am – 3:00 pm This unique conference brings together faculty, staff, and students from Central Texas secondary and postsecondary schools to strengthen ties and share best practices to improve student success along the entire K-16 pipeline. All breakout sessions will be co-facilitated by secondary and postsecondary […]

Mini-Cast opportunity for Science Teachers

As the school year comes to a close, you may be trying to help your teachers find appropriate professional development to attend in the summer. Please consider mini-CAST for your Science teachers. This one day conference style professional development gives teachers the opportunity to improve their craft by learning from other science teachers. The cost of […]

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 […]

Elementary Extravaganza: June 9th, 2015

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

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 […]

Evidence-Based Abstinence Curricula and Free Training

The Texas Department of State Health Services can purchase evidence-based abstinence curricula for school districts (these are programs that are proven to delay the initiation of sexual debut) and provide free training for staff/teachers to deliver the curriculum during the school day in school systems. The ISD must show proof that it has gone through […]

New! School Ready Principals’ Institute January 22, 2015

Build your own and your campus’ capacity to develop and sustain quality early childhood education that will develop school ready students. You will leave with a stronger understanding of: How Young Children Learn Essentials of a Pre-K daily schedule Components of a quality Pre-K classroom A Look at Curriculum and Alignment Supporting Early Childhood Teachers […]

PBL Online Courses

How can you plan engaging and effective project-based learning units for the students in your classroom? This series of 10 self-paced, online courses will help you integrate project-based learning effectively in your classroom whether you are new to PBL or you have been using this instructional method in your classroom for years. These can be […]

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