Teaching Innovations

Creating innovative classrooms builds lively teaching, academic rigor, and connective instruction, the three components of engagement. These videos showcase four methods for increasing these components.

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Collaborative Leadership - 6 Influences that Matter Most

Peter DeWitt is a former K-5 Teacher of 11 years, principal for 8, and educational consultant for 2 years. In this presentation, he’ll be offering practical high impact strategies to improve school climate, expand teacher involvement in student learning to increase engagement, and involve a broader family network.

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The Teacher Toolkit

A resourceful website developed by the Educator Certification Program that demonstrates powerful teaching strategies for use by novice and veteran teachers alike.

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Accommodation Central

Find the right accommodations for your student. Search by academic or functional need, pick up a new skill in the Learning Library, and join the community!

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Principal Certification Network Info Session

Calling all aspiring campus leaders! We're hosting information sessions about our Principal Certification Network! RSVP to the session to let us know you'll be there! 

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From The Scoop

Being an English-Language Learner Is Hard. Here Are 5 Ways Teachers Can Make It Easier

“A 12-year-old English learner is capable of the same complexity of thought, innovative ideas, and profound questions as a native English speaker of the same age, ” teacher Justin Minkel explains in this article for edweek.org. What a great point about how we consider the responses of our ELLs! As educators, this is part of “the …

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Online Survey and E-mail Address to Give Input to TEA’s Draft Corrective Action Plan for USDE, OSEP

You have an opportunity to give input to the draft Corrective Action Plan that TEA is creating to respond to the findings in the final USDE report.  More information can be found at https://tea.texas.gov/TexasSPED/ The initial draft plan can be viewed at:  https://tea.texas.gov/TexasSPED/ The survey, which can be accessed at: https://tea.co1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_6SeJTqnui39EP5P , closes on 02/18/2018 The e-mail address through […] Read More