Archive for June, 2014

Free Webinar with Inclusion Institute’s Keynote Speaker Susan Hentz

      Join us for a short 30 minute webinar where Susan Hentz, author of Collaborate Smart: Practical Strategies and Tools for Educators, will be sharing her tips for learning centers and flexible groups in collaboratively taught classroom. Susan will be our keynote speaker this year for Inclusion Institute: Great Expectations. Learning Centers and […]

Beat the Heat Conference App Available

We’ve done it again!  Check out our conference app!  It was a big hit last year with conference participants.  Use it to help you make the most of your time at Beat the Heat.  We have three versions of our app so everyone can put it to use.  It features: Schedule – From the main […]

Inclusion Institute Info: Sessions and Virtual Options

Here is a sneak preview of the breakout sessions for day two of this summer’s Inclusion Institute (Aug. 5 and 6): Progress Monitoring for Secondary Students: Making It Work The Concrete Model of Good Math Instruction Small Group Instruction Made Easy Scaffolding Instruction for STAAR A Perfect PLAAFP Statements Lead to Purposeful Plans I’ve Got […]

Do you have students who did not pass their 5th or 8th grade STAAR Math assessment?

Do you have students who did not pass their 5th or 8th grade STAAR Math assessment and will be attending summer school? What researched-based interventions will you be employing with these students to help fill in the gaps in their mathematical understanding while at the same time challenging them to reach new levels? In the […]

New STAAR A Assessment

Texas educators will be interested in TEA’s new assessment for some students with disabilities: STAAR A. There are a number of important details yet to be determined, including eligibility criteria, access features for students with sensory and motor impairments, and time limits. It is a computer-based assessment that will have “embedded” accommodations. In the demonstration […]

Hill Country Summer Institute Conference App Available!

Check out our conference app! We’d like to help you make the most of your time at the Hill Country Summer Institute with three versions of our conference app!  Our conference app features: Schedule – From the main schedule select sessions to create your personal schedule (My Schedule) Speakers – Browse through our speakers and select […]

Accessibility of Learning Materials for ALL Students a Must: SETDA Policy Brief

This Thursday, June 5 at 1pm, SETDA will host a webinar for the public release of the policy brief, The Accessibility of Learning Content for All Students, Including Students with Disabilities, Must be Addressed in the Shift to Digital Instructional Materials. The webinar will explore important considerations and strategies regarding the accessibility of digital content […]

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