Curriculum Newsletter

Helpful Links -Updated 2/25/2021

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Curriculum & More

I have recreated this smore as a place I can add updates on programs as I receive them. Continue to check back as I will continue to add new material.

Testing Dates Spring 2021

The Texas Education Agency (TEA) has created optional online interim assessments that align to the Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills (TEKS). Test questions for the STAAR Interim Assessments are developed with Texas teachers and include some former STAAR items. These assessments will be available at no cost to districts and charter schools, and they are not tied to accountability.

National Board Certification

Every student deserves to be taught by an accomplished teacher. National Board Certification was designed to develop, retain and recognize accomplished teachers and to generate ongoing improvement in schools nationwide. It is the most respected professional certification available in K-12 education.

The Texas Education Agency (TEA) has created an optional online formative assessment resource that aligns to the Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills (TEKS). This tool will be available at no cost to districts and charter schools, and is not tied to accountability. The Texas Formative Assessment Resource (TFAR) is an assessment tool designed to inform teaching decisions and improve instructional supports.

Amplify

Amplify Texas Home Learning Solution for Language Arts and Reading

https://amplify.com/texas-home-learning/k-5/
Built on the science of teaching reading, your TEKS-aligned Texas language arts and reading solution for core curriculum combines systematic teacher-led phonics instruction and knowledge-building content within and across grade levels. The student-driven, adaptive supplemental program will provide meaningful engagement and instruction that your learners will love to use.

Prevent the Spread of COVID-19

The Department continues to update www.ed.gov/coronavirus with information for students, parents, educators and local leaders about how to prevent the spread of COVID-19.


For additional resources from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention about COVID-19, please visit www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/index.html.

Library Resources & Digital Learning - Region 7

Publisher Approved Read Alouds

Region 7 Math Site -Include OnDemand Videos from Jane Tarr

eBooks Your Students Can Read NOW!

Remote Learning Resources

TEA - TEXAS HOME LEARNING

Covid-19 Remote Learning Resources - Region 7

Renaissance Learning (AR) Link - NEW LINK

DMAC - Link for TTESS

Get EPIC - Online Books

Storyline Online - Books Online

Pearson Realize TEXTBOOK

Biology, Chemistry, Math Grade K-5, Science Grade K-5, Math(digits) Grade 6-8 online textbooks

https://www.pearsonrealize.com/community/home

HMH - Ed: Your Friend in Learning Textbook

Holt McDougal Online Textbook

Economics, Grade 6, 7, 8 History, Environmental Science, US History, World Geography, World History

https://my.hrw.com/

McGraw-Hill Online Textbooks

Spanish, Algebra, Algebra 2, Geometry, Pre-Calculas, IPC

https://my.mheducation.com/login

Education Galaxy (Elementary)

Study Island (Middle School/High School)

Reading Eggs/Mathseeds (Elementary)

Texas Performance Standards Projects - GT

The Social Care Network

For homeless resources:

Search for free or reduced cost services like medical care, food, job training, and more.

https://www.auntbertha.com/

Texas Reading Academies

Copyright Procedures

TEKS Resources Updates - January 2021