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CASE District IV Award Recipient!

CASE District IV Award Recipient! ElevateTXEd is grateful to be the recipient of the Grand Gold and Gold Awards for the 2021 CASE District IV Awards for our promotional video titled “ElevateTXEd: Become a Hero by Becoming a Texas Teacher.”READ MORE Partnership Updates...

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The Work Of The ElevateTXEd Ambassadors

ElevateTXEd Ambassadors: Creating and Sharing Together!The ElevateTXEd Ambassadors are a group of scholars from across the University of Texas System who are sharing and promoting research by making it more accessible to teacher practitioners. Ambassadors are uniting...

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UTSA College of Education & Human Development Residency 2.0

UTSA College of Education & Human Development's Residency 2.0 Learn more about The University of Texas at San Antonio College of Education & Human Development's Residency 2.0. This clinical teacher program prepares new teachers to meet the diverse needs of...

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Helping Students Make Sense of Our Current World

Helping Students Make Sense of Our Current World With COVID-19 and the George Floyd protests, students and teachers may be having difficulty processing and responding to all that is going on in our nation. Teachers will need to be prepared for the social and emotional...

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Educator Preparation Adaptation in the COVID-19 Era

Educator Preparation Adaptation in the COVID-19 Era There are many recent discussions around how educator preparation programs are adapting during COVID-19. I recently enjoyed watching a webinar with several thought leaders from across the nation. They explored...

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North Carolina Public TV Now Airing Programs to Help Students

North Carolina public TV now airing programs to help students RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — With schools shuttered for another six weeks due to the new coronavirus, North Carolina's public television network is airing educational programs designed to complement work that...

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Coronavirus in Texas

Gov. Greg Abbott tells Texans to stay home except for essential activity in April He also said that schools would remain closed until at least May 4 as the state increases its efforts to stop the spread of the new coronavirus. Gov. Greg Abbott on Tuesday told Texans...

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Tips for success in Wichita Falls ISD’s School@Home programs

Wichita Falls ISD's School@Home programs Wichita Falls ISD will soon dive into school at home programs as the push continues to combat COVID-19. A top district educator offered tips and information to students and parents to navigate the sweeping changes coming soon....

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Scholastic Learn At Home

Day-by-Day projects to keep kids reading, thinking, and growing. Scholastic resources for keeping the learning going from home. We’ll be adding more each day. Read the Full Article » March 30, 2020 | ElevateTxEdREAD MORE Partnership Updates + News + Stories from the...

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Dallas ISD Honors 200 Future Teachers

Dallas ISD Honors 200 Future Teachers Two-hundred students enrolled in a Dallas ISD program that offers them the ability to take college-level courses while still in high school signed letters of intent with the district that guarantees them a teaching position later....

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Cooped up at home?

You can help scientists spot penguins from space or seek out new galaxies. There are at least two bright spots in these strange times: Telescopes are still studying distant galaxies and penguins are still pooping across Antarctica. In both cases, if you're looking for...

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How To Keep Your Zoom Calls Protected Against “Zoombombing”

Zoombombing... With more people than ever relying on Zoom to facilitate remote meetings and online learning, the video conferencing service has become a logical — and easy — target for online trolling attacks. It’s a phenomenon called “zoombombing,” which means...

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New to Zoom?

Here are tips and tricks to make you a pro user (KTLA) — Zoom, Zoom, Zoom! The video chat software Zoom was started nearly a decade ago, but in the past few weeks, it has become the go-to app to keep us connected while we stay at home. It seems as though everyone is...

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Options Still Exist for Research at Our Libraries

Library doors may be largely closed, but options still exist for research, reading Most Denton libraries have shuttered their doors in hopes of slowing the spread of COVID-19. But the University of North Texas, Texas Woman’s University and city library systems...

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What’s a Mini-mester?

Midland College offers special 5-week mini-mester Midland College is offering a special five-week session targeted for high school juniors and seniors as well as current university and college students. The special session enables students to earn up to 4 hours of...

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East Texas Waiver for Certification

Student teachers across East Texas learn of waiver for certification NACOGDOCHES, Texas (KTRE) - Zoom lessons are resourcefully used by SFA student teachers, who like their young students, were suddenly pulled out of a school classroom. For days these soon to be...

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Emergency Meals-to-You food program approved for kids

Food Program Approved for Kids WACO, Texas (KWTX) Emergency Meals-to-You -- a program aimed at delivering 1,000,000 meals per week to rural school children at schools currently closed due to the coronavirus -- was praised by President Donald Trump Friday at the White...

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Humble ISD Approves Plan to Provide Chromebooks

Humble ISD approves plan to provide chromebooks to students without devices ...above a three or four, and of graduates from the 2016-17 school year, 55.6% were enrolled in Texas Higher Education. Read the Full Article » March 26, 2020 | ElevateTxEdREAD MORE...

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Apple Offers Free Consultations

Apple offers free consultations to help teachers make the best of online learning ...TODAY that its more than 100 educators on staff are available to help teachers - from K-12 through higher education - hone their approach to online student learning and workflows....

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Texas Educators Are Rising to the Challenge

Texas Educators Are Rising to the Challenge In an instant, everything has changed. Texas educators are responding to the call. They deserve our thanks and our support, now, and as we look to the future. The current global health crisis has toppled... Read the Full...

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Fort Bend ISD Readies to Launch Online Learning Program

Fort Bend ISD readies to launch online learning program ...75,000 different reasons," James said. During recent conference call discussions with TEA commissioner Mike Morath and other superintendents, Dupre said he’d brought up issues related to equity. "What I...

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Lamar University Partnering with School Districts

Lamar University partnering with school districts, offering free resources as teachers switch to online format ...schools continue to shut down to stop the spread of COVID-19. The College of Education at Lamar University is helping educators across the state make the...

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Six Red Marbles Is Hiring Educators Disrupted by COVID-19

Six Red Marbles Is Hiring Educators Disrupted by COVID-19 ...instructional design, content and curriculum development, project management, and publishing to preK-12, higher education, adult learning, and publishing markets around the world. To learn more about the...

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Addressing Pre-Service Capacity in Ed Tech

Addressing Pre-Service Capacity in Ed Tech: How Can States Reimagine Educator Preparation? ...How did Connecticut realize higher education’s role in supporting K-12 educators’ technology use? It started with the opportunity to get students and educators online. CCET...

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Six Ways to Support Your Students During Isolation

Six Ways to Support Your Students During Isolation Here’s what you can do for students during the COVID-19 quarantine. Read the Full Article » March 24, 2020 | ElevateTxEdREAD MORE Partnership Updates + News + Stories from the Field of Education

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Resources for Learning at Home When Schools Close

The New Teacher Project (TNTP) This blog is an up to date, comprehensive view of resources for learning at home. The author provides tips as well as resources for short-term and extended closures. Read the Full Article » March 11, 2020 | ElevateTxEdREAD MORE...

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New Dean Wades in on Teacher Shortage

UT Institutions Confer more than 38,000 Degrees at Spring Commencements The teacher shortage in West Texas is not a new issue, but one that Dean Wade is setting ambitious goals to address. Read more about the formation of a teacher task force to study strategies...

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