Archive for June, 2013

Chemistry Teachers: Save the Date – July 10th!

Chemistry Teachers!  Brian Anderson, former UT chemistry professor, children’s book author, and pinata maker is coming to Region 13 to lead a workshop on Gas Laws and Thermochemistry!  Sign up on e-campus:  http://ecampus.esc13.net/show_class_info.html?classid=25573  Watch the video below for a preview of what the day will hold:  

PHYSICS TEACHERS! Save the Date for July 30-31….

Online Learning Through Project Share

Are you sitting at home bored to death?  Ok probably not but if you have some spare time this summer you might want to check out the online courses offered through Project Share. New courses have been added including some to help you learn about Project Share Gateway resources.  Called companion courses these are available […]

Biology EOC Results

TEA has released the statewide summary report for the Spring 2013 Biology EOC. Statewide, 85% of all students made Level II: Satisfactory which is great news.  However, there is still work to be done.  The percentage of questions answered correctly in reporting category 5 was only 61%.  RC 5 is Interdependence within Environmental Systems.  For […]

K-8 Teachers, what are you doing June 11?

Can’t see the video below? Follow http://bit.ly/esc13PBA .   Join us on Tuesday, June 11 for Performance-Based Assessments in K-8 Science: What can I learn from them?  

MIT K12 Video Project

The Massachusetts Institute of Technology has created videos that aim to teach one or two concepts in about 5 minutes.  These videos are part of the MIT-K12 Project and are created by MIT students. Check them out online. While not correlated to the TEKS, the videos are arranged by topics and would work well either […]

Final Two Web Seminars on NGSS Crosscutting Concepts Held June 6 and 11

NSTA’s series of web seminars on NGSS crosscutting concepts winds down with two remaining programs this week and next. Both seminars will be held from 6:30 to 8:00 p.m. ET and are great professional development opportunities for anyone wanting a deeper understanding of these important concepts. Thursday, June 6: Structure and Function, presented by Cindy […]