Archive for April, 2014

Updated Save the Date – October 16 & 17, 2014 – Dr. Nicki Newton with be at Region 13!

Exciting News! The Math team at Region 13 will be hosting Distinguished Speakers in Mathematics during the 2014-15 school year. Due to high interest we have added an additional date with Dr. Newton and have made the workshops grade specific. *The Nov. 10 date has been moved to the following: Grades k-2:October 16, 2014 Grades […]

New Math Courses in Project Share

FROM TEA: We have made the following statewide courses available in Project Share. Please note that these courses are not for import; one copy will be managed at the state level, and participants may join the courses by clicking on the URLs below. Introduction to Math TEKS Process Standards Courses: http://www.epsilen.com/crs/14289660 Math TEKS Process Standards, […]

Have you registered for the Elementary Extravaganza?

Have you registered yet for the Elementary Conference? Click below to find out why you should! Top 10 reasons to attend the Elementary Extravaganza: http://www.powtoon.com/p/eWjgF6bCcXN/

TEA Releases STAAR Results for 5th and 8th Grade

The following was retrieved from TEA Almost 80 percent of 5th and 8th graders pass on first attempt at STAAR AUSTIN – Almost 80 percent of 5th and 8th graders successfully passed the State of Texas Assessments of Academic Readiness (STAAR®) mathematics test on their first attempt in April, according to numbers released today by the Texas […]

Improve your classroom technology skills with a summer workshop in Austin, TX June 18-20

  Workshop Topic: Implementing the TEKS Mathematical Process Standards with TI-84 Plus Family T3 Summer Workshops offer educators the opportunity to enhance TEKS content knowledge and refine instructional practices while integrating TI technology into the high school math classroom.   Register now for interactive, hands-on professional development on the TI-84 Plus. Workshop Topic: Implementing the […]

MSTAR Universal Screener (Revised) and ESTAR Diagnostic Assessments Pilot

MSTAR Universal Screener (Revised) and ESTAR Diagnostic Assessments Pilot The Texas Education Agency is seeking volunteers from grades 2-8 to participate in the pilot tests of the Revised MSTAR Universal Screener and/or ESTAR Diagnostic Assessments. The purpose of the pilot tests is to ensure the items for the Revised MSTAR Universal Screener and ESTAR Diagnostic […]

Elementary Extravaganza Coming Soon!!!

Elementary teachers have unique needs. The Elementary Team at Region 13 has planned a day designed especially the elementary educator! Click the following link to find out more about the 1st annual Elementary Extravaganza! http://www4.esc13.net/emailblast/extravaganza/  

MINDSET- A non-Calculus Elective Course

The following information refers to MINDSET, a con-calculus course that has been developed to offer students. The increasing interest in Analytics nationally has spurred Master’s degree programs in Analytics as well as a certification exam similar to the CPA exam that is administered by the Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences (INFORMS). In […]

10 Apps for Math Fluency

From Edutopia.org  There are so many ways to use mobile devices with students. You can createinteractive textbooks for children to read, ask them to explain their thinking through screencasting or help them access informational text using QR codes. Mobile devices can also be used to help students practice foundational math skills and build their math fluency. In order for […]

Registration for the T3 Summer Workshop Now Open

Implementing the TEKS Mathematical Process Standards with TI-84 Plus Family T3™ Summer Workshops offer new and experienced educators the opportunity to enhance content knowledge and refine instructional practices while integrating TI technology into the math and science classroom. Register now at education.ti.com/go/t3summer When: June 18-20, 2014, 9:00am – 4:00pm Where: ESC Region 13 Who: Contact […]