January 2015 – SIRDC Newsletter
The following resources have been developed or located for your use by the Statewide Instructional Resources Development Center team. Click on the lesson titles below for instant access! Please make sure to rate the lessons and add to your FAVORITES! Feel free to share this newsletter with your colleagues.
NEW INSTRUCTIONAL RESOURCE LESSONS
Assisting in the Development of Students with Special Needs
Culinary Kitchen Math Calculations
Dollars and Sense
Money Matters: Making Cents of it All
Family and Community Services
What’s Next? Future Trends in Family and Community Services
The Scientific Method of Lab Investigation
Introduction to Cosmetology
Principles of Infection Control
Practicum in Hospitality Services
Principles of Hospitality and Tourism
Adventures in Travel: Planning a Texas Vacation
Principles of Human Services
Maintaining Your Health and Well-being
TEACHER ONLINE COURSE
ADDITIONAL FREE INSTRUCTIONAL RESOURCES
Weren’t able to attend the 2015 FCSTAT Conference? Click on the link below to access slide presentations to all breakout sessions sponsored by the Statewide Instructional Resources Development Center.
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New SIRDC Media and Technology Resources Section features FREE technology tools.
Click on black title ribbon to access each resource. Clicking on “older posts,” located on lower left hand side will take you to the next page.
TEKS RECOMMENDATION UPDATE
Education and Training, Hospitality and Tourism and Human Services Career Cluster Courses:
February 11 – 13, 2015 – First reading and filing authorization; official public comment begins
Send Public comments to TEKS@tea.texas.gov
April 15 – 17, 2015 – Public hearing; second reading and final adoption
2017 – 2018 – Expected TEKS implementation
UPCOMING PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT CONFERENCES
Listed below are professional development conferences and workshops you may be interested in attending.
“*” indicates that SIRDC will have a session.
2015 TCEC Winter Conference*
Renaissance Austin Hotel, Austin, Texas
February 2 – 4, 2015
For more information: http://www.tcecconference.com/winter
TAFE 31st Annual Teach Tomorrow Summit*
Texas Tech University, 2500 Broadway St., Lubbock, Texas 79409
February 14 – 16, 2015
For more information: http://www.tafeonline.org/
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