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2018 Region 13 ESC WeTeach_CS Computer Science Grant Open for Applications

Region 13 ESC WeTeach_CS has been fully funded for round 2  by TEA. We are currently seeking at least 20 teachers who wish to become certified to teach computer science and attempt the CS exam. In addition we are seeking at least 10 already certified teachers to serve as mentor and to receive additional support […]

2018 Events in Mathematics at Region 13

The Region 13 Math Team would like to wish you a restful winter break!  We are very excited about several upcoming events in early 2018 that we hope are on your radar. January 15, 2018 Secondary Math Distinguished Speaker – Pam Harris Pam Harris is currently teaching at Texas State University and is the author […]

Mathematical Mindsets, lessons from a book study with teachers

In the midst of all the back to school action 21 brave Math teachers and coaches joined together to do an online book study, now 4+ weeks into the school year we are wrapping things up.  This was our second and largest group to participate in reading Jo Boaler’s Mathematical Mindsets book, and the outcomes […]

Using the TEA Math Vertical Alignment to Analyze STAAR Items

Have you ever thought of pairing a vertical alignment tool with a conversation around analyzing a STAAR item?  At our upcoming STAAR Target workshops for Math we will do just that very thing.  The goal is to take a close look not only at the prerequisite skills but also to look what comes next in […]

Project Based Learning, Teaching and Learning Statistics and more… Join us this fall for Secondary Math Professional Learning Opportunities at Region 13!

All secondary Math workshops for the fall are open and ready for registration!  Come join us for some professional learning, new this fall include Project Based Learning in Math and Teaching and Learning Statistics.  We also have revamped and updated our Math STAAR Target workshops to include new resources and tools around the recently released […]

Exciting Fall in Elementary Mathematics!

You won’t want to miss the exiting opportunities in Elementary Math this Fall at Region 13! We hope you will take advantage of many new workshop choices and our outstanding distinguished speaker, Marcy Cook. Mark your calendars now for November 2nd . You don’t want to miss a day with Marcy! Have a great 2017-2018 […]

Welcome Back Math Leaders!

On Sept. 7th we will hold our first Math Leadership meeting here at Region 13! To register, log in to E-campus and enter workshop ID FA1736575. While you are in E-campus please verify your information. To help us better serve your math needs, please complete the following short survey. In case you missed it, the […]

The Skills That Matter – Teaching Self-Regulation

Students need to be prepared with the skills that matter for success in life after high school. This session will describe how to impact students’ success by teaching self-regulation within middle and high school courses, in addition to supports such as counseling, special education and career education. By incorporating self-regulation into instruction, teachers have found […]

SB826 – Sequencing of HS Math Courses

Did you know… The governor signed SB826 regarding removing sequencing of Algebra I and Geometry before 3rd year credit of mathematics. Note, it is effective beginning the 17-18 school year. This means, there is no sequencing defined for the 17-18 school year. We realize this brings up more questions with regards to next school year […]

Cognitively Guided Instruction – CGI!

Join us June 13-16 for Cognitively Guided Instruction for K-2 teachers, there are a few spots left!  We are excited to have a national trainer Dr. Olly Steinthorsdottir leading our training.  This unique opportunity provides 7 days of PD, starting with 4 this summer and 3 days next school year.  Due to generous support from […]