Archive for March, 2013

A few math videos to get us ready for the weekend…

Spanish Version of the New Math TEKS (K – 6)

The Spanish version of the newly adopted Math TEKS for grades K – 6 are now available on the TEA website. They can be accessed at They are noted with “(for implementation in 2014-2015)” behind the grade level.

Optional Test Administration Procedures and Materials for All Students during STAAR

With STAAR Assessments quickly approaching we wanted to share some information from TEA that could help improve students performance on the state assessments. TEA has recognized that teachers differentiate their classroom instruction and in response they have approved the use of certain strategies/practices that every student can use on the STAAR tests, these are referred to as […]

Released STAAR questions update!

We shared these released STAAR questions from 2011-2012 in December. With the STAAR test right around the corner this would be a good time to re-visit them and look at the data behind each question. TEA released these questions along with the percent of students that answered  correctly. Knowing this information is vital to helping students […]