Archive for the ‘Biology’ Category

Secondary Science Updates!

 TRC District Planning Meeting Grant Cycle 2016-2017 FA1533510 December 8th, 2015 1 pm – 4 pm Come join us to discuss and influence the TRC Collaborative Grant at Region 13 next year.  The science focus will be Middle School Earth and Space Science. Participating teachers and coaches will receive free PD and resources for their […]

Central Texas mini-CAST 2016!

  ESCs Region 13 and Region 20 are excited to announce mini-CAST 2016 at San Marcos High School in San Marcos, TX January 30, 2016 mini-CAST is a one day conference FOR science teachers BY science teachers. Register Today! Interested in Presenting?  Submit your proposal here! Are you a member of Region 13 or Region 20 […]

Secondary Science Just In Time Series are up!

Join us for learning right when you need it, right before you teach it!  At the secondary level, we are offering two series this year: one for Biology and one for 8th grade science (with some 6th and 7th grade mixed in). See the attached fliers for more information and we hope to see you […]

ESC Region 13 September Science Inservice

  Join the Region 13 Science Team for these September Inservice Opportunities! Sept sci flyer The Just In Time Series This series features sessions designed to provide content knowledge and methods of teaching upcoming content right before you teach it! Biochemistry and Cellular Processes for High School Biology 9/1/2015 (FA1532888) Chemistry for 8th Grade 9/2/2015 […]

Here is an exciting opportunity from Lucia Brimer, Director of Education, Texas Museum of Science & Technology As you may have heard, the Texas Museum of Science & Technology (TXMOST) is now open! We are located at 1220 Toro Grande Drive in Cedar Park. Our first exhibit (and currently the only exhibit) is the world-renowned […]

Teaching About Past Climates with EarthLabs – PD Opportunity

Overview: EarthLabs offer sequences for learning science concepts through hands-on experiments and data analysis. A new EarthLabs climate module developed by Texas teacher Alison Mote in collaboration with TERC used IODP Expedition 341 offshore Alaska to tell the story of how seafloor sediments document past climate.  We invited you to join us for a sneak preview of this module. The […]

Don’t miss out on Central Texas Mini-CAST!

Is money for professional development tight in your district? If you didn’t get to attend CAST, come to the next best thing — Central Texas Mini-CAST. It’s affordable and right here in Austin on Saturday, February 15! Register for as low as $35 and get: * Over 55 workshops MiniCastSchedule_final * Pick up free samples and information […]

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 […]

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 […]