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Changes to Advanced Placement and International Baccalaureate Social Studies Courses

In a recent Social Studies update from the Texas Education Agency information was shared regarding amended rules for Advanced Placement (AP) and International Baccalaureate (IB) courses. Social Studies Update “In November 2014, the SBOE adopted revisions to the TEKS for Advanced Placement (AP) and International Baccalaureate (IB) social studies courses that meet social studies graduation […]

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 […]

New Side-by-Side TEKS Comparison Documents Available

The Texas Education Agency recently posted an update regarding the revised mathematics TEKS: “Revised Mathematics TEKS Side-by-Side Comparison documents are now available for the following courses: Pre-Calculus Mathematical Models with Applications Advanced Quantitative Reasoning These documents provide a comparison between the current TEKS and revised TEKS that are expected to be implemented in 2015-2016.” http://projectsharetexas.org/resource/revised-mathematics-teks-side-side-teks-comparison  […]

Languages Other Than English TEKS

Please note the implementation dates in the update from the Texas Education Agency regarding the LOTE TEKS for Classical Languages: “The LOTE Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills (TEKS) for classical languages were adopted by the State Board of Education (SBOE) at the September 2014 meeting. Once published in the Texas Register, the LOTE TEKS for […]

Algebra I Side-by-Side TEKS Comparison Document

The following information was shared today via the Math Listserv from the Texas Education Agency: “Algebra I Side-by-Side TEKS Comparison Document The correct version of the Algebra I side-by-side TEKS comparison document is now available on Project Share. The incorrect version has been removed. If you downloaded or printed a copy of this document before […]

Languages Other than English

Please see the following information shared through a Texas Education agency Listserv regarding Languages Other than English: Official Public Comment Period for LOTE TEKS for Classical Languages “The proposed revisions to the Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills (TEKS) for LOTE relating to classical languages, which were approved by the State Board of Education (SBOE) for […]

Guided Math

At the September Curriculum Council meeting Susan Hemphill shared some resources available to support mathematics instruction. With new TEKS teachers are challenged with meeting the needs of all students while filling gaps and implementing rigorous new math standards. ESC Region 13 is also providing professional development opportunities to assist with this challenge. We invite teachers […]

Grade 3 Side-by-Side TEKS Comparison Document: Updated Version Available

The Texas Education Agency shared the following information earlier this week through the mathematics listserv: *Grade 3 Side-by-Side TEKS Comparison Document* The correct version of the grade 3 side-by-side TEKS comparison document is now available on Project Share. The incorrect version has been removed. If you downloaded or printed a copy of this document before […]

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 […]

Looking for a great STEM curriculum supplement, after-school program, out-of-school program, or summer camp idea?

Engineering is Elementary is your answer! EiE modules are fun and engaging but also offer connections to the Texas standards in Science, Math, Social Studies, ELAR, Health, and Technology through the application of engineering. Students are involved in critical thinking, problem solving, and collaborative discussions while designing products and processes to accomplish a wide variety […]

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