Archive for February, 2015

Great things going on in Region XII! District Dyslexia Awareness Night at Lorena ISD

There is an old saying: “You can’t really understand another person’s experience until you’ve walked a mile in his shoes.” This was the focus for our District Dyslexia Awareness night. We wanted our parents and teachers to gain a better understanding of the challenges our students with dyslexia face in the classroom on a daily basis through a dyslexia simulation in which teachers and parents experienced […]

Roles Flipped: Students Lead Parent Teacher Conferences

By: Robin Scott, Principal, Stafford Middle School   Stafford Middle School has used the student-led conference model since its opening year as part of our focus on developing the whole child.  We strive to have students assume responsibility for their academic performance and encourage them to actively describe what has caused their success (or lack […]

Region 10 Math Consultants are Here for You! 

 Resources and Assistance with Implementing the New Math TEKS This year has been particularly challenging for K-8 mathematics teachers.  The new math TEKS were adopted by the State Board of Education in 2012 after weeks of teacher committee meetings and public review.  The Adopted 2012 Mathematics Standards (their official name) are being implemented in two […]