English Language Arts/Reading Support

enlightenedTEKS/STAAR language arts preparation workshops are offered for both new and experienced teachers, which incorporate exploration of the STAAR objectives, effective techniques for teaching those objectives, and test taking strategies.  

 

enlightenedCampuses  can receive on-site technical assistance in the form of professional development in instructional strategies, coaching for individual teachers, model teaching in the classroom, and an analysis of existing language arts programs.

 

enlightenedTraining for approved Commissioner’s List items:

  • TPRI (early reading assessment)
  • Texas Middle School Fluency Assessment (TMSFA/TALA for those students who failed 6th reading STAAR)

 

enlightenedTechnical assistance in interpreting test data and formulating effective campus/district plans, which will improve student achievement, is available upon request.

 

yes Contact us: Joni.Lemley@esc9.net (grades K-5) or Shelly.Cunningham@esc9.net (grades 6-12)

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 Upcoming Training Opportunity:

Summer 2017 ELAR Trainings

Summer 2017 Social Studies Trainings

ELA-R-AMA

LRE (Law Related Education) Founding Documents Academy

 

Student Assessment ELAR

State of Texas Assessment of Academic Readiness (STAAR)

 

STAAR Reading Resources

 

STAAR English I, II, and II Resources

 

Released STAAR Tests/Scoring Guides

 

Testing Calendar

 

Texas Primary Reading Inventory

 

Commissioner's List of Early Reading Instruments

 

ELAR Standards

The Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills (TEKS) identity what our students should know and be able to do at every grade and in every content area.  Region 9 Education Service Center offers training and customized technical assistance that supports districts, administrators, and teachers as they implement a TEKS-based curriculum.

 

TEKS

 

TEKS Resource System

 

ELAR Links

Children's Learning Institute -- https://www.childrenslearninginstitute.org/ -- The University of Texas Health Science Center's Children's Learning Institute combines data and studies from the fields of psychology, neuro-development, education and child development to provide proven learning solutions derived from, and supported by, documented research.

 

International Literacy Association -- http://www.literacyworldwide.org/ -- IRA is a professional membership organization that promotes high levels of literacy instruction through professional development, advocacy, research, partnerships and global literacy development.

 

National Council of Teachers of English -- http://www.ncte.org/ -- NCTE is a professional membership organization devoted to improving the teaching and learning of English and the language arts at all levels of education in the U.S.

 

Southwest Education Development Laboratory -- http://www.sedl.org/ -- The Regional Educational Laboratory reading resources assist teachers in understanding the cognitive requirements of beginning and struggling readers.

 

Texas Education Agency -- http://tea.texas.gov/ -- TEA and the State Board of Education guide and monitor activities and programs related to public education in Texas.

 

Texas Council of Teachers of English -- http://www.tctela.org/ -- TCTELA is a professional membership organization that works to advance the literacy growth of all Texas students by developing a network of diverse professionals and by providing professional development based on best practices in education.