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STAAR Technology Exceptions for Eligible Students

                          Preparing for STAAR takes a village! There is information on slide 64 in the 2017 ESC Testing Coordinators Training Presentation on exceptions to the prohibition on internet access for tablets used in STAAR testing that are not in any other TEA document. These […]

STAAR Online Testing Preparation

In preparation for the upcoming testing season, you may want to be making plans to install the STAAR Online Testing Platform Secure Browser appropriate for your operating system(s).   STAAR is now available online to ANY student and required for ALL students who have documentation in their IEPs about the need tof embedded digital accommodations (Text-to-Speech, […]

FREE Technology Tools that Align With STAAR A’s Computerized Supports

Texas educators will be interested in TEA’s new assessment for some students with disabilities: STAAR A, which is a computer-based assessment that will have “embedded” accommodations. In the demonstration version, those included: Simplified language of some test questions– See Rewordify  a free website  that simplifies English, teaches vocabulary + other features Simplified versions of individual words– See Rewordify Picture support for some individual […]

Aurasma in your Classroom

These kids are in Doncaster, UK and they used Aurasma to make a few projects. Book reports, reports on famous people, science fair presentations… The possibilities are endless.  Check it out!

Aurasma: Augmented Reality

We are super-psyched about using Aurasma at the upcoming May instructional coach network here at Region 13.  If you haven’t heard, Aurasma is a free app that helps you integrate videos, links, pics, or other media that come alive when a person hovers their smartphone or tablet camera over an image in the real world. […]

Reminder: Deadline to Register for Assessment is Close

This is a reminder that registration for the TCEA Technology Literacy Assessment closes on February 15th.   How to participate in the 2012-2013 Spring free Assessment The assessment is open to all districts and includes both charter schools and private schools. If you would like your 8th grade students to take part in the 2012-2013 TCEA […]

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