Archive for March, 2016

Dr. Nicki Newton in Austin!

In the fall of 2014, Region 13 was proud to host Dr. Nicki Newton as a distinguished speaker for Guided Math. Those of you who were able to attend will be excited to learn that Dr. Nicki will be back in the Austin area next week discussing yet another topic that we are all passionate […]

Interested in Money for Your Classroom?

The Rosenthal Prize is intended to recognize and promote hands-on math teaching in upper elementary and middle school classrooms. It carries a cash award of $25,000 for the single best activity, plus up to five additional monetary awards for other innovative activities. The winning teacher or teachers will have the opportunity to share their innovative […]

3 in 1? What’s that?

Registration Deadline: March 30, 2016. The workshop, Elementary Math “3 in 1”, is designed so that you experience 3 topics in 1 day! Come learn multiple strategies to facilitate high quality instruction in your elementary math classroom. Whether you teach Kindergarten or Grade 5, best practice for elementary mathematics remains the same. Join us as […]

What are you planning to do this Summer?

Geometry in Construction is a dual course hosted by the Texas Regional Collaborative (TRC).  The course is aligned to the Geometry TEKS, in which students receive both a math credit and a CTE credit.  This summer weeklong professional development provides teachers with all the instructional materials they need to replicate the Geometry in Construction program in Texas schools. The cost is $240 […]

Sumdog FREE Math Contest

Sumdog Math Contest Sumdog will hold its first math contest for schools within Region 13  starting Friday, April 8, 2016. The contest will run until the following Thursday. Please contact info@sumdog.com with any questions. It’s free to take part and there are prizes to be won! The contests are aimed at grades K – 8 […]

TEA Mathematics Information

The following items were included in the recent math update from TEA. Presidential Awards for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching (PAEMST) Selection Committee Applications The Texas Education Agency (TEA) is seeking experts in the fields of math and/or science education to review and evaluate applications for the Presidential Awards for Excellence in Mathematics and […]