Archive for the ‘Differentiated Instruction’ Category

Register Now: DATA, DATA! What Do I Do With It? Planning 8th Grade Math and Algebra 1 Based on the DATA.

Save the Date! DATA, DATA! What do I do with it?? Planning 8th grade math and Algebra 1 Based on Data. FA1430821 9/29/2014 Synopsis:  Which questions are students missing on the Algebra 1 EOC?  We will look at state, regional, and classroom data from the released 2013 and 2014 Algebra 1 tests and relate that […]

Algebra 1 & 2 Released EOC on Socrative

Hey Algebra 1 and Algebra 2 teachers, are you planning on reviewing with your students before final exams? Well we have some good news for you… The math team at Region 13 has put the STAAR EOC Spring 2013 assessments on Socrative.com. To access the questions log-in or create an account and import a shared […]

Algebra Tiles Video Series: Additive Inverese Property

Check out our new video in the Algebra Tiles Video Series…

What You Need to be an Innovative Educator

From edutopia.org, for the original article click here.   Innovation isn’t a matter of will. Like most things worth creating, critical ingredients pre-exist the product. In the case of innovation in education, many of those necessary ingredients are simpler and more accessible than they might seem — which is, of course, good news to an […]

13 Free Web Tools that Teachers and Students Should Know About

The following article was retrieved from http://blogs.kqed.org/mindshift/2013/07/13-free-web-tools-students-and-teachers-should-know-about/ Web-based tools continue to proliferate, giving teachers more to add to their arsenal, but it can be hard to determine which resources are worth spending time exploring. At the International Society of  Technology in Education (ISTE) conference this year, Adam Bellow, founder of EduClipper, and Steve Dembo, Online Community Manager for Discovery Education […]

Think Through Math: Summer Edition

The information below was provided by TEA. Texas public school students in grades 3–8 will continue to have access all summer long to the adaptive content and support provided by Istation Reading and Think Through Math through Texas SUCCESS.   Just for educators – a Texas Summer SUCCESS Toolkit has been created to help get […]

Optional Test Administration Procedures and Materials for All Students during STAAR

With STAAR Assessments quickly approaching we wanted to share some information from TEA that could help improve students performance on the state assessments. TEA has recognized that teachers differentiate their classroom instruction and in response they have approved the use of certain strategies/practices that every student can use on the STAAR tests, these are referred to as […]