Archive for June, 2016

TEA Advisory: Commissioner Morath Waives Grades 5 & 8 Student Retesting

Commissioner Morath waives grade 5 and 8 student
 retesting and retention requirements AUSTIN – As a result of ongoing reporting issues with the state’s testing vendor, Commissioner of Education Mike Morath announced today that the state will be removing student consequences attached to State of Texas Assessments of Academic Readiness (STAAR) for fifth and eighth-grade […]

How Can We Bring Math to Life?

Ready to put some zing in your math class? Are you looking for fresh ideas to scaffold learning so that all students understand math deeply? Bringing Math to Life will provide you with practical, easy-to-implement tools. During the workshop, we will focus on operations, strip diagrams, equations, geometry, and measurement. These tools can apply across […]