Archive for June, 2012

Junior Master Gardener Workshop

Gardening in the classroom is a great way to integrate the real world into the science classroom.  Students learn life cycles, nutrition, environmental science issues, and more while producing food or habitat. Come learn how to integrate gardening into your classroom with Junior Master Gardener.  This workshop is provided free of charge as part of […]

TMSDS Webinar Recording

If you weren’t able to attend the TMSDS webinar about saving your assessments and reports here’s the link to the recording. TMSDS Webinar Recording

Still Room in our upcoming K-4 Science Academy

Attention K-4 Science Teachers: Are you looking to fill some days in your summer vacation?  Need some ideas on how to explore energy without causing electrical fires?  Do you sometimes skip that Elaborate section of the 5-E model because you are not always sure what to do? Come discover through hands-on Science Investigations written in […]

Texas Math and Science Diagnostic System Moving this Summer!

TMSDS will be moving over to the Project Share platform this summer.  The current system will be turned off on August 31, 2012.  Users who have created assessments and wish to keep a copy will need to go into TMSDS and create PDFs of their assessments. A webinar will be held Friday June 22 from […]

American Meteorological Society Educational Outreach January 2013

American Meteorological Society’s K-12 Science Teacher’s Educational Outreach Initiative January 6-8, 2013 at the Austin Convention Center Sunday – WeatherFest Application to present at WeatherFest is available online (look for a link on the left that mentions the teacher application) or as a download here AMSk12outreach2012 Monday – Teacher Workshop for K-8, Symposium of Education, […]

MS Chemistry Webinar from NSTA

The National Science Teachers Association (NSTA) and the American Chemical Society (ACS) invite middle school teachers from around the country for a free web seminar on middle school chemistry. It is the second in a series of six web seminars covering each of the six chapters in the free middle school science teaching resource www.middleschoolchemistry.com. […]

MS Moon Project Seeks Teachers for Focus Groups

The online citizen science community CosmoQuest.org is developing a classroom unit around its MoonMappers project. The unit is written at the middle school level and focuses on lunar surface geology but also includes activities on lunar history and exploration. We’re looking for teachers who’d be willing to participate in focus groups (online, unless you’re in […]

EOC Raw/Scale Conversion Chart Posted

TEA has posted the raw/scale conversion chart for all 16 EOC exams online.  Hope this helps as you process your EOC data!