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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 […]

Project Share/Epsilen Update from TEA

The Epsilen learning management system (LMS), used to deliver Project Share’s online professional development courses, will continue to be available to Texas educators and students throughout summer 2015. The Epsilen contract is scheduled to end prior to the beginning of the 2015–2016 school year. Before the contract period ends, users should take inventory of their […]

ConnectEDU/Epsilen Update

TEA released the following communication this week: The Texas Education Agency (TEA) recently confirmed news that ConnectEDU has filed for bankruptcy protection. ConnectEDU is the parent company of Epsilen. Epsilen provides the learning management system (LMS) used by Project Share and hosts the ESTAR/MSTAR and TxAIR systems. TEA is working to ensure safekeeping of all […]

Texas SUCCESS Training at ESC Region 13

All Texas public and open enrollment charter schools are eligible to participate in Texas SUCCESS, a state-funded mathematics and reading program for all students in grades 3- 8. This session includes an overview of ISIP™ (iStation’s assessment component), the Think Through Math adaptive placement process, the math and reading curriculum available through these programs, reporting […]

Texas Success! The holidays arrive early for the public schools of Texas.

The holidays arrived early for the public schools of Texas! This August TEA and ESC Region 20 rolled out Texas SUCCESS, an umbrella initiative that encompasses two outstanding computer-based interactive programs designed to support student growth in the critical areas of math and reading.

Istation Reading and Think Through Math are both research-based, highly rated, widely used computer programs that support individualized student progress in reading and math both at school and at home.

CTE – Required Training: Food Science

 TEA Food Science: Parts 1-6  All teachers assigned to teach Food Science must participate in this Texas Education Agency (TEA)-approved training prior to teaching the course effective with the 2012-2013 school year.* Read more:http://www.tea.state.tx.us/index4.aspx?id=2147508147 Access Instructions: http://goo.gl/fGaJJ The Food Science Teacher Professional Development course is designed to prepare educators to teach Food Science to high school […]

Intel® Teach Elements Available for Texas Teachers for Free

Intel® Teach Elements Courses are now available for enrollment – free of charge via Project Share Using your Project Share / Epsilen log in information, you can enroll and participate in these five excellent learning experiences.  Read more about each one below to decide where you want to begin. Course Dates Audience/URL CPEs Access Code Intel® Teach […]

Announcing – Science Safety Training for Elementary School Teachers Just Released

You are invited to enroll in the next free Project Share based course for Elementary level educators. This course is designed to increase awareness of the general areas of science safety in the elementary classroom. Teachers will better understand their duty to instruct, supervise, and maintain a safe science classroom. This course does not take […]

Required Professional Development for CTE Courses for Mathematics or Science Credit Notice

This post also appeared in the ESC Region XIII Curriculum Council Blog Required Professional Development for CTE Courses for Mathematics or Science Credit Notice On Monday, August 6th, TEA sent a “To The Administrator Addressed (TAA)” letter * informing districts of the release of two courses through Project Share for all teachers assigned to teach one […]

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