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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 […]

Make great connections between teachers, content, and instructional coaches!

Art of Instructional Coaching with Elena Aguilar Region 13 and the Instructional Coaching Network is proud to welcome Elena Aguilar as she discusses and explains how coaches can become successful campus leaders. This fresh approach to instructional coaching is based on research and real-life examples. District Instructional Coaches are encouraged to attend in order to […]

Get Ready for Summer Inservice!

Check out these inservice opportunities you won’t want to miss! Click image to view video!    

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 […]

How can you use epidemiology to teach student independent research?

Join us May 21-22, 2014 for a 2-Day training on how to use the protocols for a case-control study to conduct independent research.  All the TEKS of Scientific Research and Design can be covered through the lens of epidemiology. Discounts are available for participants in the TSTEM Academies. Click here to download the flyer with […]

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, […]

TRC Grant Planning Meeting

We would like to invite you to attend our TRC Grant Planning Meeting for 2014-2015.  At this meeting we will give details from the request for application, share ideas for the next grant cycle, and gather your input and feedback. This meeting is for district and campus leaders who are interested in applying to be […]

What new strategy is rocking your classroom this year?

Share out your best strategies and teaching ideas at Central Texas Mini-CAST!  Submit your proposal online here: http://www4.esc13.net/science/minicast/ Proposals are DUE  Nov 18 – don’t miss this opportunity! Central Texas Mini-CAST : For Science Teachers, By Science Teachers!

CAST 2013 Manipulatives for Middle School Chemistry

Manipulatives for Middle School Chemistry For those of you traveling to CAST, November 7-9, 2013 in Houston, I wanted to let you know that our Texas Regional Collaborative for Excellence in Science Teaching is sponsoring a three-hour short course on Manipulatives for Middle School Chemistry.  Presented by Terri Henry, Georgetown ISD, and Jennifer Jordan-Kaszuba, ESC […]