Archive for the ‘IEP’ Category

TexasSUCCESS Training

Through the TexasSUCCESS initiative, the state of Texas has made digital resources available to support students who need SSI accelerated instruction in the areas of reading and mathematics. The vendors providing these online services will be conducting Training of Trainers (ToT) sessions this spring and summer at ESC 13 for teachers, instructional leaders, and administrators. […]

NEW! Specially Designed Instruction Document

The Progress to the General Curriculum (PGC) Statewide Network is very proud to announce the release of the newest PGC statewide guidance document, Specially Designed Instruction Document.   This document is a resource for teachers of students receiving special education services. The document includes legal references defining specially designed instruction (SDI) and a comparison of high yield instructional strategies and SDI. Sections […]

Dyslexia Conference 2015 – Awesome Opportunity – Attend Day Two for FREE

The 2015 Fall Dyslexia Conference, September 23 and 24, will offer two days of innovative presentations with a focus on helping students “Connect to Text.” On Day One, Dr. Jill Allor, Ed. D., professor and chair of the SMU Department of Teaching and Learning, will provide the keynote address. Dr. Allor will share her research and […]

Resource to pass along to parents

Have you discovered the website understood.org yet? This website is designed for parents of a child with learning and attention issues. The website has great resources for anyone wanting to know more about learning disabilities and attention deficit and hyperactivity disorder. For example, it can take you through simulations of these different disabilities, helping parents […]

Access to General Curriculum Statewide Guidance Documents

The new year is upon us and you may have questions about Special Education.  Don’t fret, guidance is at your fingertips! AGC Resources are statewide guidance documents covering important topics such as co-teaching, LRE, IEP, paraprofessionals, and grading.   Quick access to all of these documents can be found at www.esc20.net/agcnetwork. The website has been up-dated […]

July Workshop: Educationally Relevant Clinical Reasoning for Related Service Providers

Being a school-based occupational or physical therapist is a challenging and rewarding job.  Staying abreast of best practices in clinical reasoning and trying to fit this into your districts’ culture and procedures can be difficult. Here’s a workshop that will help and that I’m really excited about … Description: This two-day workshop, on July 15 […]

Inclusion Institute 2015

Are you thinking about attending professional development this summer? Are you wanting to learn evidence-based strategies to increase student success? Are you interested in how to increase student motivation and effort? …YES! You need to attend the 2015 Inclusion Institute: New Frame of Mind. Join us June 11th for a one-day conference that will bring […]

Beat the Heat 2015: Registration Is Now Open!

Registration is open with 3 registration options available! ESC Region 13’s Beat the Heat is a three-day professional development opportunity for educators who work with children 3-5 and children with significant disabilities ages 6-21. Pre-Conference: Wednesday, June 24, 2014.  Back by popular demand this day provides day-long, in-depth learning opportunities at a more advanced level […]

Inclusion Institute Breakout Session Topics

You may have heard that Mindset Works will be at Inclusion Institute 2015, but you might also be wondering… Who else will be there? Apple and Accessibility with Megan Wilson and David Hernandez Solving Word Problems Using Schemas with Dr. Sarah Powell Reading for Understanding in the Content Areas with High School Students and with Elementary […]

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 […]

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