Archive for the ‘Literacy’ Category

There’s Still Time to Register!

There’s still time to register for PD with Distinguished Speaker Emily Morgan on September 28, 2016 at ESC Region 13. Emily is the author of the Next Time You See series from NSTA Kids. These books awaken a sense of wonder and will inspire elementary students to experience the enchantment of natural phenomena such as seashells, […]

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 […]

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, […]

Reading and Writing in the Science Classroom: Secondary Edition

Do your students struggle with reading and writing in the context of science?  Would you like to learn easy and fun strategies to incorporate meaningful reading and writing into your science classroom? Join us on September 30, 2013 from 9:00-4:00 for Reading and Writing in the Science Classroom: Secondary Edition (FA1327871) Register online by September […]

Exit ticket question ideas

Wondering what to do at the end of class to have students summarize their learning?  Exit tickets are a great way of collecting students’ thoughts about a lesson. One of the easiest ways to utilize exit tickets is to have students answer a question on a 1/2 size or smaller piece of paper.  Index cards, […]