Archive for November, 2016

One Week Left to Register! K-2 Problem Solving

Prepare your students with the thinking skills and confidence necessary to tackle problem solving at an early age! Join us on December 5th and discover how to build operation sense in young students. Explore the problem types appropriate for your grade level, learn to use valuable scoring rubrics,  and experience instructional strategies that will prepare […]

Interactive Notebooking for Mathematics Algebra I (FA1632290)

There’s still space!  Join us for a day of cutting and pasting to create an Interactive Notebook for Algebra I on November 30th! Participants create an interactive notebook filled with foldables sorted by reporting categories.  The idea filled notebook will also have puzzles and tools to help teach and review EOC concepts. Each participant will […]

K-2 Students are Problem Solvers!

What’s fun? Watching young children put their heads together to solve rich problems in the K-2 classroom! Join us on December 5th and discover how to build operation sense in young students. Explore the problem types appropriate for your grade level and learn instructional strategies that will prepare your students with the confidence necessary to […]

Kim Sutton at ESC Region 13!

We are very excited to welcome Kim Sutton as our Math Distinguished Speaker for Spring 2017! On January 31, 2017, Kim will present her new workshop: Establishing Critical Math Routines K-5. Please join us for this fun, amazing day of math!   Register by December 16, 2016 to receive a 10% discount. (Promo code: Math2017) Kim […]

Math Leadership Meeting – Thursday, 11/10!

Math Leaders, Please join us virtually for our Math Leadership Meeting Thursday 11/10!  We are using the Zoom Meeting platform and attached you will find some directions for setting up your computer and testing out the volume. Our start time is 2:30, we recommend you login a few minutes before to make sure your computer […]

Join the Maker Movement!

Come and make it! Let us introduce you to making the Maker 13 way. Our philosophy takes the Maker Movement and gives teachers the tools to MakerHappen.  Your Space need not be defined by the tools inside, but by what it enables… making! So, don’t let big budget materials, lack of programming, or large organizational […]

Texas Gateway Resources

Revised Math TEKS Courses New online professional development courses continue to be added to the course catalog at Gateway Courses. The latest courses to go live are Revised Math TEKS for Grades K–8 and 9–12. Links are provided below. INTRODUCTION TO THE REVISED MATH TEKS: GRADES K–8 The Revised Math TEKS (Grades K–8) with Supporting […]

FREE Trainings for Think Through Math

November 7, 2016: Think Through Math for Novice Users – (9:00am – Noon)                 Workshop ID FA1635912  November 7, 2016: Think Through Math for Intermediate/Advanced Users – (1pm – 4pm)  Workshop ID FA1635913  Texas Education Agency (TEA) has made online resources available to Texas public schools and open enrollment charter schools through the TexasSUCCESS initiative. TexasSUCCESS includes scientifically validated […]

Breaking News! New STAAR Blueprints Released

TEA Announcement: Shortened STAAR Tests for Mathematics Grades 3-8 beginning Spring 2017. In comparison to the 2015 tests, the STAAR grades 3-8 math tests have been shortened by 14 questions each. The duration of all tests remains 4 hours. New blueprints are available here: In general, the decrease in the number of questions for […]