Tag Archives: educators

  1. Tipping the scale: Local teen takes on childhood obesity with video, website project

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    June 8, 2015 by HCDE-Texas

    Tipping the scale: Local teen takes on childhood obesity with video, website project

    The story of a campaign to combat childhood obesity starts with a roller coaster ride. Kinkaid High School rising senior …
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  2. Taking action against youth suicide: Proposed Texas legislation to require teacher training

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    May 18, 2015 by HCDE-Texas

    Taking action against youth suicide: Proposed Texas legislation to require teacher training

    Teachers will likely be required to take a two-hour course in suicide prevention as the Texas Senate passed the Suicide …
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  3. Free is good: Attend STEM Education Day in Houston May 8

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    April 27, 2015 by HCDE-Texas

    Free is good: Attend STEM Education Day in Houston May 8

    When the word “free” is associated with professional development, we listen.  STEM Education Day is a daylong, free, professional development …
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  4. Great leadership matters: Are you up to the challenge?

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    April 13, 2015 by HCDE-Texas

    Great leadership matters: Are you up to the challenge?

    Long gone are the days when a principal’s primary responsibility is to focus on managerial aspects of leading a school. …
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  5. How am I doing? Getting student feedback on teacher performance

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    April 6, 2015 by HCDE-Texas

    How am I doing? Getting student feedback on teacher performance

    Most teachers are eager to know how they are performing in their classrooms. We expect and await what our instructional …
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  6. Interactive Math Glossary: Help with new math TEKS vocabulary

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    March 9, 2015 by HCDE-Texas

    Interactive Math Glossary: Help with new math TEKS vocabulary

    Math teachers, are the new TEKS giving you the blues? Take advantage of new resources to assist teachers and parents …
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  7. Rethinking the science fair

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    February 23, 2015 by HCDE-Texas

    Rethinking the Science Fair

    How much do students really learn about science from a science fair? A typical student begins with an internet search. …
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  8. Benefits of social media use in the classroom

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    February 16, 2015 by HCDE-Texas

    Benefits of social media use in the classroom

    According to Pew Internet Project’s research on teens, 95 percent of teens ages 12 – 17 are active in the …
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  9. Early childhood teachers return to ABCs of song, art, movement with interactive learning

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    January 12, 2015 by HCDE-Texas

    Early childhood teachers return to ABCs of song, art, movement with interactive learning

    Almost everyone loves music, and no one exhibits that love more than a young child. New brain research shows that …
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  10. Gangs in schools: Tips to keep your campus safe

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    January 5, 2015 by HCDE-Texas

    Gangs in schools: Tips to keep your campus safe

    Gang activity is an ongoing problem – recent statistics show an increased presence in suburban communities. Unfortunately, gang activity doesn’t …
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