Archive for the ‘DATA’ Category

JOIDES Resolution

  I am so excited.  The JOIDES Resolution arrived in port today in Victoria, BC and Allison Mote, Austin ISD, and I were there to see it!  Allison will be joining the ship as their Education Officer on Expedition 341 from Victoria, Canada to Valdez, Alaska.  En-route they will visit 5 sites to collect samples […]

Tonga Earthquake – Teachable Moments

Incorporated Research Institutions for Seismology’s Education and Public Outreach program provides Teachable Moments to assist teachers in integrating current seismological events into their classroom. A magnitude 7.4 earthquake has occurred in Tonga. A PPT and animation have been prepared with additional details about this earthquake. This resource can be downloaded online. Teachable Moments are a […]

TEA Standard Setting Meetings – apply to participate

Please contact educators@oakhilltech.com if you have any questions regarding this opportunity. Oak Hill Technology, Inc., on behalf of the Texas Education Agency, is preparing to hold standard setting meetings for Physical Science (6-12) on April 29-30, Chemistry and Science (7-12) on May 2-3 and Life Science (7-12) May 6-7 in Austin, Texas. Qualified participants for […]

STAAR Science Academies for Grade 8 and Biology

STAAR Science Academies are designed to provide information and instructional strategies to help teachers prepare students for STAAR.  From examining the blueprint to the basics of writing rigorous multiple choice questions, this series of workshops will help focus instruction, align assessments, and keep teachers reaching for the stars.  Please bring instructional materials including a teacher- […]

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!