Wednesday, November 11, 2015

Evening at the Fed: Dinner and Discussion for Educators

Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas
December 3, 2015 (5:30 to 8:00 pm, includes dinner)
2200 N. Pearl Street, Dallas, Texas 75201

When it comes to making payments, today’s consumers have more choices than ever. Matt Davies, payments outreach officer for the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas, will discuss the role of the Federal Reserve in the U.S. payments system and highlight hot topics in payments today, including the “chip cards” that have begun to replace traditional credit, debit and prepaid cards. Davies will also shed light on innovations in mobile payments, such as Apple Pay, Samsung Pay and Android Pay, and on the increasing options for making person-to-person (P2P) payments.

Monday, November 2, 2015

SMU Research in Mathematics Education: Research-to-Practice Conference

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Thursday, October 8, 2015

Virtual Economics 4.5 and the Stock Market Game - Session at Region 10

TCEE offers an all day training on how to use hands-on and relevant economic and personal financial literacy concepts using the Stock Market GameTM and Learning, Earning, and Investing. Introduce students to the world of personal finance through lessons that provide active learning experiences to help students master the basics of investing. Lessons cover basics such as the language of financial markets, gathering information on investments, and the nature of financial institutions in the U.S. economy. Learn how to access free resources using Econ Ed Link and Gen I Revolution.

Important Session Information:
Participants will receive a Virtual Economics 4.5 with 1400 economics and financial literacy lessons.

Audience: Educators, grades 4-12, Social Studies, Language Arts, Math and CTE
Location: Region 10 Education Service Center
400 E. Spring Valley Rd., Richardson, Texas 75081-5101
Time: 8:30 AM - 4:00 PM **Lunch will be on your own 

Credits Available: (6) CPE
Register: Region 10 - Click Here


Date: Saturday, October 10, 2015

Registration ends at 3 p.m. on October 9, 2015 Contact: Region 10 - Ben Reed 

Thursday, September 24, 2015


Get connected!  Tweet images of what is happening in your mathematics classroom in CISD using #75019math!

Here's a sample of what you will find when you search Twitter for #75019math:

Sunday, September 20, 2015

Revised Math TEKS: Supporting Information for Grades 5 & 8

TEA has released Supporting Information for grades 5 & 8 related to the Revised (2012) TEKS.

Here is a sample from the Grade 5 resource:

In the left column, the Revised (2012) TEKS are listed.  In the right column Supporting Information is given.  This includes additional information that did not previously appear in the Side-by-Side documents.

Here is a sample from the Grade 8 resource:

I encourage you to bookmark this resource if you teach grades 5 or 8 and keep an eye out if you teach another grade level, K-8, for these related to your grade level in the future!

Tuesday, September 15, 2015

Grant Opportunities

Texas Council of Teachers of Mathematics: 2016 Grant

Goal: To help teachers and professional organizations in Texas improve mathematics teaching and learning.

Applications Due: November 30, 2015


Maximum Grant Award: $1200

More Information:

Coppell Education Foundation: Red & Black Grant

Purpose: The Educator Grant Program is designed to encourage, facilitate, recognize, and reward innovative, creative, and effective instructional approaches that directly impact students while transforming classroom learning.

Applications Due: October 14, 2015


More Information:

Award of Funds: Up to $7,500 awarded to individual teacher initiated programs/projects, and/or campus teams, or department/district-initiated programs/projects.

Sunday, August 30, 2015

Personal Financial Literacy: K-5

Did you know our youngest of learners are building their knowledge of personal financial literacy?  With our Revised (2012) TEKS, children in kindergarten through grade 8 are learning to manage their financial resources effectively for a lifetime of financial security!

How powerful is it that we are working to equip our learners to be responsible with their financial decision making?  Understanding wants and needs, spending, saving, and charitable giving begins before age 7!  

A summary of the standards in K-5 are illustrated in the infographic below.

Wednesday, August 19, 2015

Math & Science Inquiry Experiences: Back to School 2015

Today we had the huge opportunity to collaborate with our friends in science to provide elementary educators inquiry experiences to take back to their classrooms.

Resources shared at this Professional Development are available on the CISD Elementary Math Website:

Or, directly linked here:

Kinder-2nd educators participated in these stations to connect Data and Earth Science:

  • Sorting Rocks
  • Components of Soil
  • Weather Information
3rd-5th educators participated in these stations to connect Data and Earth Science:
  • Representing Weather Data
  • Appearance of the Moon
  • Measuring Deltas

Tuesday, August 18, 2015

2015 - 2016 Professional Learning Opportunities - Region 10

All sessions are free of charge for teachers currently employed in Region 10 districts. For session descriptions or to register for an event, visit and click on Workshop Registration from the top navigation bar. For assistance logging into the Region 10 website, please contact our Help Desk at 972-348-1234.

Additional training, webinars and videos will be scheduled and provided throughout the year!
Online courses are available in the Region 10 Online Learning Center at

Coppell ISD Educators interested in attending professional learning through Region 10 should communicate with their campus principal.

Mathematics Professional Development Offerings
For a list of campus-based titles available by request, please visit
2015-2016 Algebra I TEKS in Action
Region 10 ESC/Spring Valley Site
Burnet Room
Advanced Quantitative Reasoning,
Days 1-5
Region 10 ESC/Abrams/Bluebonnet
Region 10 ESC/Spring Valley/Burnet
Region 10 ESC/Spring Valley/Grayson
Region 10 ESC/Spring Valley/Ellis
Region 10 ESC/Spring Valley/Burnet
Math Stations in Action K-2
9:00 am- 4:00 pm
Region 10 ESC/Abrams Site
Pecan Room
Math Stations in Action 3-5
9:00 am- 4:00 pm
Region 10 ESC/Spring Valley Site
Houston Room
High School Statistics
9:00am – 4:00pm
Region 10 ESC/Spring Valley Site
Burnet Room
Focus on Algebra: Linear Functions
Region 10 ESC/Spring Valley Site
Collin Room then Lamar Room
2015-2016 Algebra II TEKS in Action
Region 10 ESC/Spring Valley Site
Houston Room
Math Stations in Action K-2
9:00 am- 4:00 pm
Region 10 ESC/Spring Valley Site
Hunt Room
Learning and Teaching Geometry
Region 10 ESC/Spring Valley Site Burnet
Math Stations in Action 3-5
9:00 am- 4:00 pm
Region 10 ESC/Abrams Site
Pecan Room
Fall 2015 High School Mathematics Cadre
Region 10 ESC/Spring Valley Site
Houston Room
College Preparatory Course,
Planning for Modules 5 and 6
Region 10 ESC/Spring Valley Site
Houston Room
Focus on Algebra: Exponential  Functions
Region 10 ESC/Spring Valley Site
Collin Room then Grayson Room
Creating Mathematical Thinkers K-2
Region 10 ESC/Abrams Site
Mockingbird Room
2015-2016 High School Geometry TEKS in Action
Region 10 ESC/Spring Valley Site
Grayson Room
Focus on Algebra: Quadratic Functions
Region 10 ESC
Room TBD