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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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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Math Workstations That Work! with Kim Sutton

Come and experience a new and exciting workshop utilizing Kim Sutton’s materials for creating workstations that challenge and practice the mathematics that today’s students need!

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Instructional Coaching Conference 2018

We are currently accepting proposals for the 2018 Instructional Coaching Conference on July 23-25, 2018 at the Sheraton Austin Georgetown Hotel & Conference Center. Deadline is 2/1/18.

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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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Final OSEP Letter and Monitoring Report From Visit in Texas the Week of February 27, 2017

Attached are the letter from OSEP that provides a summary of the results of the Office of Special Education Program’s monitoring visit in Texas during the week of February 27, 2017 and the monitoring report. 1.10.18 TX Monitoring Enclosure Final fedltrtoTEA.011118 Read More

UDL Series: UDL in Your Lesson Plan Goals

So far in the blog series we’ve learned about the myth of the average student and how the UDL Guidelines offer a systematic, predictable way to plan for every learner. How will you plan for learner variability this semester? Patti Kelly Ralabate, in her book, Your UDL Lesson Planner, focuses on a six-step process for […] Read More