Posts Tagged ‘science’

January 2014 In-Sight

    The January edition of the In-Sight has been published. Articles of interest include: Curating Social Studies Content on Pinterest Foundations for Fractions in the Primary Grades The Genius of Genius Hour Integration is Essential Making the Most of Pre-K Team Meetings Phonics Instruction for Middle and High School ELLs Why Did the Poet […]

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 […]

Performance-Based Assessments in Science: What can I learn from them?

In order to reach higher levels of rigor and relevance, instruction and assessment must be interconnected. To achieve the best results we should assess our students in a variety of ways to inform our instruction. A number of our Science TEKS also require our students to demonstrate their understanding of science concepts through observation, exploration […]