Archive for June, 2014

Looking for new apps to explore this summer? Check these out.

From Mind/Shift How We Learn blog Apps That Rise to the Top: Tested and Approved By Teachers   With the thousands of educational apps vying for the attention of busy teachers, it can be hard to sift for the gold. Michelle Luhtala, a savvy librarian from New Canaan High School in Connecticut has crowd-sourced the best, most extensive list of […]

Click on TEKS now available for grades K-8

Click on TEKS for grades k-8 are now available. Check out the Region 13 Store for more information.

2014-2015 MSTAR/ESTAR Testing Window Dates

From TEA. Testing Windows for the ESTAR/MSTAR Universal Screeners  The 2014-2015 Administration Windows for the ESTAR/MSTAR Universal Screener have been scheduled as follows: Fall: August 25, 2014 – October 3, 2014 Winter: January 7, 2015 – February 10, 2015 Spring: April 6, 2015 – May 8, 2015 The Elementary-School Students in Texas: Algebra Ready (ESTAR) […]

Still Time to Register for the Elementary Extravaganza!!!

Want to come to a Pinterest party?  Thinking about flipping your classroom? Want to promote bi-literacy in your bilingual classroom? These are just a few of the topics that will covered at the Elementary Extravaganza at Region 13 on June 12. Start scheduling your day now! June 12 EE Schedule       June 12 2014 Session […]

TEA Releases New STAAR Resources: Dual Coding and Griddable Guidelines

TEA has shared new STAAR resources for the 2014-2015 school year. STAAR Math Griddable QuestionsRevised explains and provides guidelines  for the griddables that students will have to fill in on STAAR. Depending on the grade, students could see 1-of-4 different griddables.   Revised Dual Coding Assessment Items May 2014 explains how the process standards will be assessed on […]