Archive for January, 2014

The One iPad Classroom

Do you have just one iPad to use with your students?  Join Jennifer Woollven, secondary instructional technology specialist, and explore ways to maximize the potential of the one iPad classroom. When:  January 30, 2014 from 9-4 Where: ESC Region 13 How: Register online for workshop SP1426413.  

Outstanding Strategies for Building a Lanuage-Rich Student-Centered Science Classroom

Just a reminder that the deadline for early-bird registration for Distinguished Speakers in Science: Joanne Billingsley – Outstanding Strategies For Building a Language-Rich Student-Centered Science Classroom (SP1427253) is January 24, 2014.  Register by 1/24 and use the promotional code early to receive $10 off the cost of registration.   The workshop will be February 24, […]

Texas Regional Collaborative now Accepting District and Campus Applications

ESC Region 13 is pleased to offer schools within our region* the chance to apply for participation in our Texas Regional Collaborative for Excellence in Science and Math Education grant. Who: 8th grade science and math, Algebra I and Biology teachers will be serviced through the grant – applications are done at a District and […]

Vocabulary Tic-Tac-Toe Quick Vid

Check out an awesome vocabulary strategy from Cynthia Holcomb, Elementary Science Specialist at ESC Region 13!     Early Bird Discounts for Elementary Science Three of our Spring workshops for Elementary Science are now featuring early Bird Discounts! January 21, 2014: Workshop ID SP1428366 Using Interactive Graphic Organizers to Teach Earth and Space Science (Grades […]

Biology Workshop: Evolution

Do you struggle with how to teach evolution? Join us as Debbie Richards, AP Biology presenter and award winning Biology teacher, shares strategies, activities and insights into teaching evolution to regular and Pre-AP Biology students. TEKS included in this workshop are Biology 7A and 7E which have been identified as Readiness Standards for the STAAR […]

Biology STAAR Review

Are you looking for ready made Biology STAAR Review stations? Join us on March 20, 2014 as we explore the Dana Center resources which are designed to assist teachers in reviewing essential TEKS for the Biology STAAR. We will discuss ways to structure review time, how to know which TEKS to target and more. All […]

Important Chemistry Safety Reminder

Labs are an exciting, important, and required part of the chemistry class.  However, safety cannot be stressed enought. I recently saw this video on the US Chemical Safety Board website.  It is a great reminder of the real dangers that are constantly present in the chemistry lab. Although many chemistry teachers may have already done […]