Archive for the ‘EOC’ 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 […]

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 […]

Math for the High School Science Classroom

Formulas, graphs, problem solving and more will impact your student’s performance on the STAAR.  Are you prepared to assist your high school science students with math they will encounter on the EOC? If not, consider registering for Math for the High School Science Classroom (SP1325306). Workshops in this series focus on ways to integrate math into science […]

Helping Special Education Students Succeed on STAAR

Ok – pop quiz time.  Which of the following are allowable supplemental aids on the STAAR?   A    B   Want to know the answer?  Well, join us on February 1, 2013 for Accessing the General Curriculum in Science where we will Investigate STAAR assessments available and how they differ Practice modifying questions for […]

Do you have questions about the Physics EOC?

Come to the Physics EOC Success Workshop Jan 28-29  here at Region 13.  This 2 day workshop will model 5E student centered lessons and review important information about the Physics EOC.  Register now for this FREE workshop through e-campus! Check out our Science Website for a complete listing of Spring Workshops! Contact Kristen Hillert at […]

TEA Shares Additional STAAR Questions

Julie Guthrie, Director of Assessments for Math and Science at Texas Education Agency, provided additional STAAR items during recent TSELA/CAST presentations.  These items were live in the bank prior to her sharing them. To view the questions please click on the links below.  We apologize for the fuzziness of some of the images but we […]

Update on STAAR question types

Julie Guthrie, Director of Assessments for Math and Science at Texas Education Agency, provided updated information during recent TSELA/CAST presentations regarding the types of questions on the Science STAAR / EOCs. Answer choices can include the following: * Not here * None of the above * All of the above Additionally, we were reminded that […]

Chemistry Workshop on Solubility, Acids & Bases, and Redox – this Saturday!

Don’t miss the last day to sign up for the next Targeting the TEKS in Chemistry Workshop!  We’ll be focusing on Solubility, Acids & Bases, and Redox Reactions (TEKS 10.B, F, G, H, I, J).  The workshop will include model 5E lessons that can be used to teach the student expectations and discussions to increase […]