Archive for the ‘Social Studies’ Category

Keep Learning

June Social Studies Workshops Monday, June 5th A Missing Piece History: Afro-Latinos in the Elementary Curriculum Hemispheres : University of Texas :Benson Latin American Collection,2nd Floor Conference Room (SRH 1.208) FREE Flyer Register at eventbrite Tuesday, June 6th Elementary Extravaganza   ESC Region 13 SU1734252 Tue.-Wed. June 20-21st Totally Texas Immersion   Austin ISD Bob Bullock […]

Spring Newsletter

Spring Newsletter 


There will no LRE TRAINING this Saturday, March 25th Due to conflicts, the LRE training planned for this Saturday has been cancelled. I apologize for this inconvenience.  They will be presenting Teaching the Tough TEKS for 8th and 11th grades in Leander ISD June 12-13, 2017.

January Newsletter

General Land Office Essay Contest

Due Date Extended  to November 15th for Texas GLO Essay Contest   Details provided here: Students in grade 4th and 7th are welcome to enter the General Land Office Essay contest. The student should address the question, “What history in your community or in Texas, is worth saving?” The student’s name should not appear on […]

Evening for Educators at the Bob Bullock, November 2

November 2, 2016 5:00pm – 8:00pm RSVP Join educators from around the state for a FREE event. Explore the Museum’s special fall exhibitions focusing on symbols of American patriotism, as well as Nazi propaganda. Come anytime from 5:00-8:00pm, but you won’t want to miss these scheduled events: 5:00 pm Refreshments in the Grand Lobby 5:45 […]

LBJ’s Educator Hour with Dan Rather: Tuesday, November 1st

LBJ is hosting an Educator Hour with Dan Rather Tuesday, November 1st. 3:30 p.m. LBJ Library Classrooms (2nd Floor) It is only $15 to attend unless you are a member of the museum. RSVP

Fall Social Studies Leadership Meeting

Save the Date for our annual Fall Leadership Meeting on Tuesday, November 15th from 9:00- 11:00 am REGISTER FA1635917 Please submit agenda items and/or questions that you would like addressed prior to November 10, 2016 to

Educator Evening at the LBJ Library: Perspectives on the Presidential Election

  On September 13, 2016,  the LBJ Library will host a free educator evening featuring guest speaker Dr. Victoria DeFrancesco Soto, who will discuss perspectives on the upcoming presidential election. Dr. Victoria DeFrancesco Soto is a professor and outreach director for the Center for Mexican American Studies at the University of Texas at Austin, a […]

Back to School: Don’t Start School Without Us

Fourth of July has come and gone and now summer is moving faster than a roller coaster.  Don’t let your summer break end without learning a new skill, strategy or purpose to our glorious profession.  We will have Bill Perryman here August 9th for his 7 Steps to a Language Rich Classroom.  This training is […]