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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, […]

Future Ready Summit – NEW Dates!

ATTENTION #FutureReady Districts – Sign up for the Austin Summit, July 18-19, 2016 Join Future Ready, in partnership with the U.S. Department of Education, for a 2-day summit focused on district-level planning for elevating instructional outcomes using digital learning and network with other regional leaders who are engaged in Future Ready. The Summit is open to […]

Future Ready Summit

Join Future Ready, in partnership with the U.S. Department of Education, for a 2-day summit focused on district-level planning for elevating instructional outcomes using digital learning and network with other regional leaders who are engaged in Future Ready. The Summit is open to district leadership teams from districts where the superintendent has signed the Future Ready District […]

CTE Online Course Available

TEA has released a free online course for CTE teachers via the Texas Gateway. The course, CTE 101, provides an overview of Career and Technical Education in Texas and how it is implemented at the state and local levels. Teachers who are not certified in CTE and who wish to teach one of the CTE […]

Back-to-School Educational Technology TETN 8/12

Please join TEA for the Back-to-School Educational Technology TETN to learn about the following topics: Speak Up Results, Julie Evans, Project Tomorrow Speak Up is a national online research project facilitated by Project Tomorrow®, a nonprofit organization. Speak Up provides participating schools and districts with avenues to collect authentic feedback from students, educators, and parents. Find out […]

Istation & Think Through Math Training Sessions

Mark your calendar for the following FREE training sessions on Istation and Think Through Math at Region 13 on December 17, 2014. Click each session title for details regarding each session.  Registration is through our Region 13 eCampus system. Istation 101: The Basics!  9:00-12:00 Istation: Beyond the Basics  1:00-4:00 TTM Basics: How to Build the […]

Fall re-ViTaL-ization Meeting

Join us on September 25 from 9:00-12:00 for an information packed networking session of Visionaries in Technology and Learning.  We will be sharing information about changes in the distance learning network, upcoming eRate changes, wifi solutions, network know-how, learning management systems, upcoming events, deadlines and more. This group is open to all educational technology staff […]

Legal Issues Impacting Student Device Programs

At the October 3rd Curriculum Council, attorney Haley Turner shared valuable information for schools/districts about legal issues impacting student device programs. An outline of the Children’s Internet Protection Act (CIPA) and its implications for portable devices. For those currently implementing or considering adopting a 1:1 program advice about ensuring a safe return of devices according […]

Actively Learn- Engaging Reading

Actively Learn is an online e-reader that allows teachers and students to work together within a text.  Teachers can embed resources and quizzes into texts to check for understanding and provide personalized instructions.  Students can highlight and take notes.  Sign up is free and teachers can track their students comments and answers to questions and […]

Ask3

Flipping your classroom?  Using tutorials? Have iPads?  Here’s a great brand-spanking new resource from TechSmith.  As of right now, this is a free app for iPad only.  Find out more at the Ask3 website: http://ask3.me/ How might you use this in your classroom?  How might students use this with each other?

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