Archive for April, 2015

Inclusion Institute 2015: New Frame of Mind

Do you have questions on how to grade students in special education? As a special educator do you fully understand your role in grading? At June 11th’s  Inclusion Institute 2015: New Frame of Mind, attend the session, I Don’t Give Grades, You Earn Them. In this session, teachers will explore what TEA says about grading exceptional […]

FREE Mindset Webinar

          Heard about Growth and Fixed Mindsets but want to learn more? The AGC team is offering a sneak peak at this year’s Inclusion Institute 2015: New Frame of Mind keynote speaker, Emily Diehl! In this 30 minute webinar, Emily will share the research behind a growth mindset and preview strategies […]

Inclusion Institute 2015

Are you nurturing a growth mindset in your students?  Are you looking for ways to increase motivation and effort from your students? Join us June 11th at the Inclusion Institute 2015 to learn about cultivating a Growth Mindset. Emily Diehl from Mindset Works will lead sessions on how to change our own mindsets and cultivate growth mindsets […]

TEA Guidance in Regards to Determining STAAR A Eligibility

News from TEA in regards to STAAR A accountability, April 8, 2015 Along with the grades 3–8 math assessments, results from STAAR Accommodated (STAAR A) and STAAR Alternate 2 (a redesign of the original STAAR Alternate) will also be excluded from the 2015 state accountability system. The U.S. Department of Education no longer allows Texas […]

Specially Designed Instruction In Math Summer Workshop Series

Concrete Models of Good Math Instruction—June 17th, 9am-4pm #SU1532436 In this workshop you will acquire strategies and ideas for how to best adapt the general education curriculum to meet the needs of students with disabilities. We will debunk the myth that students struggling should not be exposed to higher mathematical concepts. You will also gain […]

Required Residential Facility Tracker Data Entry

Yes it is that time of year again. For LEAs with residential care and treatment facilities within their boundaries or jurisdiction, in which students with disabilities have resided during the 2014-2015 school year, the due date for the completion of the RF Tracker data collection is June 5, 2015.  When entering your data the end […]

Inclusion Institute 2015

Are you looking to learn new ways to motivate students, teach explicitly, explore strategies to increase student achievement in core academic classes, and walk out with a  New Frame of Mind? If the answer is YES- then the 2015 Inclusion Institute is for you! Join us June 11th for an all-day institute of practical strategies […]

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