Archive for the ‘Instructional Strategy’ 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 […]

Get Ready for Summer Inservice!

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

The Constructive Countdown: Keep Calm and Teach On!

The last few days of the school year are upon you—are you looking for exciting ways to end the year? Do you emphasize fun or attempt to squeeze in some last-minute learning? This month, we will be sharing suggestions for keeping kids focused during the last days of the school year. Produce a TV Commercial. […]

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 […]

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, […]

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 […]