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STAAR Distinguished Speaker Series: Charles Fuhrken (FA1223898)

Just in time for STAAR, an assessment industry insider, Charles Fuhrken, tackles the buzzwords (such as “rigor” and “readiness”), interprets particularly enigmatic reading standards, and shares approaches for teaching the standards in ways that matter to students’ reading lives (and show up in their test scores). This workshop will be appropriate for grade levels 3 […]

Implementing Rigor In Social Studies

At Curriculum Council this morning Rachel Hernandez presented information regarding implementation of the TEKS in Social Studies with a focus on rigor. Below are two sessions that will assist teachers in this process. Hemisphere’s Presents: Teaching with Primary Sources This hands-on training workshop will discuss the use and analysis of primary documents, reading for bias, […]

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