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State of Texas Assessments of Academic Readiness (STAAR) Transition to New Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills (TEKS) for Mathematics

The Texas Education Agency posted additional information regarding assessment of mathematics standards on May 1st at http://www.tea.state.tx.us/index4.aspx?id=25769810943. Key items in this communication include: In the past the Texas Assessment Program has integrated changes to the TEKS in the state assessments using an “overlap year” approach for the first year of TEKS implementation. The overlap in the […]

Calculators for the STAAR Grade 8 Mathematics

New STAAR Policy:    Beginning in the 2014–2015 school year, districts must ensure that each student has a handheld graphing calculator to use when taking the STAAR grade 8 mathematics assessment. In a recent letter posted by the Texas Education Agency the calculator policy for the 8th grade mathematics assessment has been revised to better align with the new […]

Texas Regional Collaboratives for Math and Science

Just a quick reminder that all applications for the TRC Math and Science are due to Region 13 this Thursday, February 6th on or before 4:00 pm. The application materials are available online at http://www4.esc13.net/ctrc/announcements-ctrc/. For further questions please call or email: Susan Hemphill Math Project Director TRC 512-919-5360 susan.hemphill@esc13.txed.net Jennifer Jordan-Kaszuba Science Project Director […]

Texas Regional Collaboratives Grant Planning Meeting for 2014-2015

Texas Regional Collaboratives for Math and Science: http://www4.esc13.net/math/trc-math/ http://www4.esc13.net/ctrc   We would like to invite you to attend our TRC Grant Planning Meeting for 2014-2015. At this meeting we will give details from the request for application, share ideas for the next grant cycle, and gather your input and feedback. This meeting is for district […]

TRC Math/Science Grant Planning Meeting

The Texas Regional Collaboratives provide professional development to teachers in the areas of math and science through grant funds.  Teacher Mentors (TMs) who participate receive intensive, TEKS aligned, research based professional development (100+ hours per grant cycle) and in turn share the information and resources with cadre members (CMs) back on their campus (CMs receive […]

Informational webinar about STAAR and the implications for Grades 6-8 Mathematics

Still have questions about Math STAAR? Join us for an informational webinar about STAAR and the implications for Grades 6-8. Thursday November 17th 4:00- 5:00pm (please join us at 4:00 to get your computer ready to go) This webinar is FREE! To register go to Ecampus https://ecampus.esc13.net/login.html and use workshop code FA1122981. Participants will be […]

TEKS Professional Development: Fine Arts with Math and Science

 New Courses have been added to the TEKS Professional Development Grant series: SU1122004 Elementary Science, Aug 2 from 9-12 SU1122048 Elementary Math, Aug 2 from 1-4 SU1122050 Secondary Math, Aug 3 from 1-4 SU1122049 Secondary Science, Aug 3 from 9-12  Please view the descriptors on our E-campus system and watch the promotional video for more […]

New Training Opportunities for TEKS PD

New training opportunites have been added to the TEKS PD grant: Elementary Science and Arts Integration for Student Success Elementary Math and Arts Integration for Student Success Secondary Science and Arts Integration for Student Success Secondary Math and Arts Integration for Student Success We are working to set dates and locations for these trainings and […]

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