Archive for July, 2013

NSTA New Science Teacher Academy

The following opportunity is provided by NSTA.  Please contact them directly with any questions, comments, or concerns about this program. Are you a middle- or high-school science teacher in your 2nd through 5th year of teaching? Do you spend at least half of your time in the classroom? If so, you should consider applying to […]

Working with Deaf Students in the High School Science Classroom

Just a quick reminder that registration for this fantastic workshop ends August 6, 2013.  There are only 8 spots remaining. The workshop itself is August 10, 2013 at ESC Region 13 and all high school science teachers who attend receive a $100 stipend. More information can be found online at our earlier post.

Distinguished Speakers Series – Page Keeley

We are extremely excited to announce that Page Keeley is returning to ESC Region 13 on June 11, 2014 as part of our Distinguished Speakers series. Page is an author and nationally acclaimed presenter who presents strategies for Formative Assessment that are easy to implement.  All participants will receive a copy of her book, Science […]

Working with Deaf Students in the High School Science Classroom ($100 stipend for attending)

Do you have students who are deaf or hard of hearing?  Are you looking for tips and techniques to help you serve these students?  If so, we have a workshop you should attend. What:  Working with Deaf Students in the High School Science Classroom Who: Designed for high school science teachers this workshop is a […]

Information about GHS: Globally Harmonized System for chemical safety

Many of you have heard and have been asking about the changes mandated by the GHS: Globally Harmonized System.  This blog post provides several resources to guide teachers and science leaders through the changes.  Included are: 1) Links to free resources for training from Flinn Scientific 2) Email exerpt from Texas Department of State Health Services […]