Inclusion Institute 2015

The Growth Mindset is a critical lever for motivation and success. Participants will explore and reflect on several strategies to deepen their understanding of mindset's role in schools and in inclusion classrooms.


Parent Companion: First Five Years

A guide for Texas parents and caregivers of children with diagnosed or suspected disabilities from birth through 5 years of age.

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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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Through this innovative, interactive menu-based experience, participants are able to spend their day with other elementary educators experiencing practical topics and connections, generating ideas, and gaining insight into the multiple areas they are responsible for in an environment that respects and honors the hard work and dedication required to be in the classroom.If you work with PreK - 5th Grade...this is the place to go!


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Region XIII TV

Closure Notice:  ESC Region 13 will be closed for Memorial Day, May 25.  Normal operations will resume May 26, 2015.

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From The Scoop

Are You Aware of SAT Changes Coming After March 2016?

There will be a revised SAT  administered after March 2016.  You may find information by visiting which is a section on the CollegeBoard website. Start preparing your students for their future! Read More

TAKS Update

Summer 2015 TAKS OOS Test Site Directory Updates April 10, 2015 is the deadline to update OOS test sites for TAKS for the July 6-9, 2015 administration. For more information, District Testing Testing Coordinators should reference the email from Pearson... Read More