Archive for the ‘TEKS’ Category

Make-n-Take! Interactive Notebooking for Grades 3 and 4

Please join us for a make-n-take experience to create your own awesome interactive notebook. This TEKS based Mathematics notebook bundles TEKS by each reporting category and is designed to incorporate all of the major topics throughout your grade level. The notebook is organized around the information that students need for understanding a concept, but leaves […]

Elementary Educators: LOOK WHAT’S COMING YOUR WAY!

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 […]

Revised Side-by-Side TEKS Comparison Available

If you have not had a chance yet, bookmark this link to the Revised Side-by-Side High School Math TEKS Comparison for Algebra 1, Geometry, and Algebra 2. Math Models with Applications, Precalculus, and Advanced Quantitative Reasoning will be released by TEA in the future. Happy Planning for 2015-16.  

Information from TEA About Grades 3-8 Spring 2015 STAAR Testing

Since the new performance standards for grades 3–8 mathematics will not be determined prior to the release of the state accountability ratings, the 2015 state and federal accountability results will not be based on the new standards. For accountability purposes only, the state plans to establish a link between the spring 2015 STAAR grades 3–8 […]

ESTAR Spanish Translations Now Available

ATTENTION! To all past participants in the ESTAR Academy for grades K-2 and 3-4: Spanish translations of the handouts and documents from the ESTAR Academy I for Grades K-2 and 3-4 have been added to the Region 13 ESTAR Project Share Groups. If you are a member of one or both of these groups you […]

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 […]

New TEKS Documents Available on Project Share

The following information was shared by TEA New TEKS Documents on Project Share The side-by-side TEKS comparison and vertical alignment charts for the new math TEKS (scheduled for implementation in 2014-2015) are now available on-line through Project Share. Both documents can be opened in PDF format. The side-by-side TEKS comparison document compares the current TEKS […]

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 […]

Released STAAR questions update!

We shared these released STAAR questions from 2011-2012 in December. With the STAAR test right around the corner this would be a good time to re-visit them and look at the data behind each question. TEA released these questions along with the percent of students that answered  correctly. Knowing this information is vital to helping students […]