Archive for April, 2014

A Message from our Keynote!

Region 13 is excited to announce the keynote speaker for our fourth annual Inclusion Institute, Susan Hentz. Susan focuses on classroom-proven researched based strategies and resources to ignite student enthusiasm for learning while maximizing the potential of every student. Susan’s seminars are well known for being high-energy, humorous, interactive, and packed with practical ideas that support […]

Think College!

The Texas Consortium for Postsecondary Opportunities for People with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities is hosting two events with Dr. Meg Grigal from Think College. These events are FREE and will be held at ESC Region 13. Think College Community Forum Thursday, May 8 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM To rsvp contact Gerard Jimenez: gerard@austin.rr.com Think College […]

ModMath – Free App for touchscreen math scratch paper

The first iPad app made specifically for people with dysgraphia and dyslexia. Use the touchscreen and keypad to set up and solve math problems. And never use a pencil and paper to do math again. Via ModMath – it’s FREE https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/modmath/id821892964?ls=1&mt=8 Read a review http://otswithapps.com/2014/04/03/mod-math-app-free-math-worksheet-app/

STAAR Assessment Conference Presentations Available

TEA has posted powerpoints from the February Assessment conference here: http://www.tea.state.tx.us/index3.aspx?id=3310&menu_id=793 Special education specific updates include:

Region 13 Transition Fair

Region 13 will be hosting a Transition Fair on Saturday, April 12 from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm. Flyers are available in English or Spanish. For more information please contact Elizabeth Danner at 512-919-5182 or elizabeth.danner@esc13.txed.net

Ten of the Best Blogs About Inclusive Education

The folks at Think Inclusive recently shared this list of blogs about inclusive education: http://www.thinkinclusive.us/ten-of-the-very-best-blogs-about-inclusive-education/#sthash.z5HH8A3d.CAPLRNzc.dpbs  

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