Archive for June, 2013

Seven Ways to Prevent Summer Learning Loss

The information below was retrieved from For the original article click here. Summer is upon us once again, and parents are beginning to plan for their children’s days without a school schedule. Dreams of days filled with family, friends, freedom and laughter are in students’ heads as they say goodbye to another school year. […]

Article: Why Formative Assessment Matters

The information on this post was retrieved from Why Formative Assessments Matter Whis is a follow-up/prequel to my post on the tools you can use to formatively assess students. Definitely check out that post too.  Back in my first year, I was teaching a unit on the parts of the Periodic Table. The students needed to know where […]

New Math Standards Crosswalk

Jerri LaMirand of Eanes ISD has worked with fellow math teachers across Central Texas to compile a Crosswalk to support teachers in the transition to the new math TEKS. They have been gracious enough to share it with schools throughout Texas.  Description: This is a collaborative collection of work from area school districts in Central Texas. The […]

Youtube: When There is a Correct Answer


ESTAR Spanish Translations Now Available

ATTENTION! To all past participants in the ESTAR Academy for grades K-2 and 3-4: Spanish translations of the handouts and documents from the ESTAR Academy I for Grades K-2 and 3-4 have been added to the Region 13 ESTAR Project Share Groups. If you are a member of one or both of these groups you […]

PD Opportunity: Exploring the New Math Standards K-8

Take the first steps toward the future of Mathematics! Join Region 13 as we navigate the New Math Standards, explore the relationship between the current and new standards, and consider the implications for implementation. Each workshop registration includes a copy of the lead4ward Content Alignment Tool and the Side by Side Tool for the appropriate […]