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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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Additional Formative Assessment Videos

What did you think of last week’s video using probes from Uncovering Student Ideas in Science. Check out the following video to see how students interact with this probe and one another using Edmodo. Visit theMAXclass YouTube Channel for additional probes and other ideas. Are you wondering what other formative assessment strategies you can use […]

NGSS Web Seminars from NSTA – Starts September 10

NSTA is pleased to continue its series of informative, interactive, and FREE web seminars exploring the Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS). On September 10, at 6:30 p.m. ET, Joe Krajcik—a writer for both the NRC Framework and NGSS—kicks off the next series on disciplinary core ideas with a web seminar on Matter and Its Interactions. […]

App for the Next Generation Science Standards

Retrieved from, for the original article click here. NSTA is excited to announce, in partnership with MasteryConnect, a free app for the Next Generation Science Standards. MasteryConnect, the makers of the most downloaded app for the Common Core (with over 700,000 downloads), has created a great way to get the standards in the palm […]

Online Learning Through Project Share

Are you sitting at home bored to death?  Ok probably not but if you have some spare time this summer you might want to check out the online courses offered through Project Share. New courses have been added including some to help you learn about Project Share Gateway resources.  Called companion courses these are available […]