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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 […]

Words Their Way

Literacy definitely applies to all content areas! Check out the following series. Words Their Way Words Their Way is a developmental approach to phonics, vocabulary, and spelling instruction.  It offers a systematic, teacher directed, child-centered plan for the study of words from kindergarten to high school.  When teachers use this practical, hands-on way to study […]

Summer Fun with ESC 13 Math

Congratulations on another great year in the classroom, and thank you for everything you do to engage our students in learning and loving mathematics! As teachers and leaders of mathematics, the learning never stops! Please consider joining us this summer for one or more training opportunities. K-3 math teachers – Don’t forget about the TEA […]

Elementary Extravaganza – Register Now!

What’s Happening at the Elementary Extravaganza On June 6th? This one-day conference is dedicated to understanding and meeting the diverse and unique needs of the elementary teacher.  If you work with Pre-K – 5th Grade…this is the place to be! Through this innovative, interactive menu-based experience, participants are able to spend their day with other […]

High School Statistics – Resources Survey

Region 13 is gathering information about the newly adopted 111.47 HS Statistics course with this google survey. Participation is completely voluntary, we are surveying for what resources will be used and if you are needing additional support. This survey takes less than 5 minutes. Thank you for your time!

Update to STAAR/EOC Standards

Great information shared by our friends at ESC Region 2! Information from TEA:  As many of you are aware, a Commissioner’s Rule amendment was proposed in December 2016 which finalizes the performance standards and replaces the old standard progression phase-in plan. Last week, that proposed amendment was approved. A summary of relevant information is listed […]

Be an Early Bird! Register Today!

Registration Reminder:  On May 12, 2017, Dr. Chris Woodin, an expert on dyscalculia and other learning disabilities, will present: “Cognition and Acquisition of Math Competence” Don’t miss out on the early bird savings of 10%!  (Type in EARLY when asked for a promotion code.) Although the activities in the afternoon will target middle school concepts, […]

Sumdog – Games that Make Learning Fun!

Questions regarding this post? Please contact: Sumdog Math Contests start April 7th and end the following Thursday for schools within Region 13. The contests are suitable for all students in grades K – 8, as they adapt to each individual’s level. Students can play online either at school or at home using the website […]

Elementary Extravaganza – “All Systems Go!”

  Register prior to March 31st and save $25.00! Mark your calendar for the 4th annual Elementary Extravaganza. “All Systems are Go” for June 6, 2017! Join us for this special one day conference dedicated to elementary teachers PK – grade 5. You will have the opportunity to choose from a variety of one hour […]