1. CTE 101: Career and Technical Education in Texas

    • CPE credit is 4
    • Subject: CTE
    The CTE 101: Career and Technical Education course returns to the Texas Gateway on March 11, 2016.This course provides an overview of Career and Technical Education in Texas and how it is implemented at the state and local levels. Teachers who are not certified in CTE and have been assigned to teach one of the CTE courses for mathematics or science credit must complete CTE 101. CTE-certified teachers may complete CTE 101, but it is not a requirement. Upon successful completion of the course, participants will earn 4 CPE credits.
  2. Texas Adolescent Literacy Academy Tier I: Content Area Instructional Routines to Support Academic Literacy

    • CPE credit is 9
    • Subject: ELA & Reading
    Texas Adolescent Literacy Academy Tier I builds knowledge and skills so teachers can effectively support the development of reading skills in adolescent students. The strategies presented in the course promote the implementation of effective reading instruction for all students across all content areas. Participants who successfully complete all modules and the assessment will earn nine CPE credits.
  3. The Revised Fine Arts TEKS

    • CPE credit is 8
    • Subject: Fine Arts
    This course will provide an overview of the benefits of fine arts education for students and various aspects of fine arts programming, as well as the application of the revised TEKS for each discipline. Participants who successfully complete all modules and the assessment will earn eight continuing professional education (CPE) credits.
  4. Texas Adolescent Literacy Academy Tiers II & III: Assessment and Instructional Routines for Reading Intervention

    • CPE credit is 10
    • Subject: ELA & Reading
    The Online Texas Adolescent Literacy Academies (TALA) prepare middle school teachers to design appropriate instruction for all students, including those who struggle with reading due to limited English proficiency, learning disabilities, dyslexia, and other risk factors for reading difficulties. This series of resources (Tiers II & III) includes a diagnostic and progress-monitoring instrument along with guidance for intensive interventions targeting the needs of struggling adolescent readers.
  5. The Revised Math TEKS (Grades K–8): Achieving Fluency and Proficiency

    • CPE credit is 3
    • Subject: Math
    The goals for participation are to define computational fluency, automaticity, mathematical proficiency, and conceptual understanding; to examine the learning progressions for computational fluency; to make connections between computational fluency, mathematical proficiency, and the process standards; and to explore computational fluency and mathematical proficiency activities. CPE credit is 3.
  6. The Revised Math TEKS (Grades 9–12): Achieving Fluency and Proficiency

    • CPE credit is 3
    • Subject: Math
    The goals for participation are to define computational fluency, automaticity, mathematical proficiency, and conceptual understanding; to examine the learning progressions for computational fluency; to make connections between computational fluency, mathematical proficiency, and the process standards; and to explore computational fluency and mathematical proficiency activities. CPE credit is 3.
  7. The Revised Math TEKS (Grades K–8): Applying the Mathematical Process Standards

    • CPE credit is 3
    • Subject: Math
    The goals for participation are to become familiar with the revised mathematical process standards and compare them to the current underlying processes and mathematical tools, to explore resources on the Texas Gateway, and to amplify instructional tasks. CPE credit is 3.
  8. The Revised Math TEKS (Grades 9–12): Applying the Mathematical Process Standards

    • CPE credit is 3
    • Subject: Math
    The goals for participation are to become familiar with the mathematical process standards and compare them to the current underlying processes and mathematical tools, to explore resources on the Texas Gateway, and to amplify instructional tasks. CPE credit is 3.
  9. The Revised Math TEKS (Grades K–8): Completing the Gap Analysis

    • CPE credit is 3
    • Subject: Math
    The goals for participation are to become familiar with the focal points and TEKS comparison documents, to examine how to use the documents to improve overall mathematics instruction, and to explore vertical alignment of mathematical concepts and processes. CPE credit is 3.
  10. The Revised Math TEKS (Grades 9–12): Completing the Gap Analysis

    • CPE credit is 3
    • Subject: Math
    The goals for participation are to study the revised TEKS; to explore curriculum and instructional gaps in student learning for the 2015–2016 implementation; to explore vertical connections; to explore instructional implications for student cohorts, including those students entering Algebra I who received instruction in grade 8 revised TEKS; and to create an action plan for the transition to the revised TEKS. CPE credit is 3.
  11. Science Academies for Grades K–4, Part 1

    • CPE credit is 12
    • Subject: Science
    The Science Academies for Grades K–4, Part 1 provides pedagogical and content knowledge support for elementary science teachers.
  12. The Revised Math TEKS (Grades K–8) with Supporting Documents

    • CPE credit is 3
    • Subject: Math
    The goals for participation are to become familiar with the focal points and the TEKS comparison documents, to examine how to use the documents to improve overall mathematics instruction, and to explore vertical alignment of mathematical concepts and processes within the Revised TEKS (2012). CPE credit is 3.
  13. The Revised Math TEKS (Grades 9–12) with Supporting Documents

    • CPE credit is 3
    • Subject: Math
    The goals for participation are to become familiar with the revised TEKS and the TEKS comparison documents, to examine how to use the documents to improve overall mathematics instruction, and to explore vertical alignment of mathematical concepts and processes within the revised TEKS. CPE credit is 3.
    • Resource ID: TXLS027
    • Grade Range: 8
    • Subject: Social Studies

    Students will examine several items related to the First Amendment and respond to the teacher-created questions. Student groups will present their conclusions to the class.

  14. Birthday Conundrum

    • Resource ID: TXLS025
    • Grade Range: 3
    • Subject: Math

    Students will work together to determine the amount of each snack item it will take to feed the guests at a birthday party using different methods of multiplication representation.

     

  15. Up, Up, and Away

    • Resource ID: TXLS026
    • Grade Range: 9
    • Subject: Math

    Students will determine an appropriate tabular/graphic/formulaic linear solution given 3 sets of data points.

  16. Does Paper Have Volume?

    • Resource ID: TXLS029
    • Grade Range: 7
    • Subject: Math

    Students will be involved in a problem-solving lesson to determine if paper has volume, find the volume of a piece of paper and a ream of paper, and  determine how many pieces of paper will fit inside their classroom.

  17. Just Graph It!

    • Resource ID: TXLS030
    • Grade Range: 3
    • Subject: Math

    Students will be involved in a problem solving lesson in which they are to visually represent previously collected survey data.

  18. How Does the Cookie Crumble?

    • Resource ID: TXLS031
    • Grade Range: 6
    • Subject: Math

    Students will self-discover how to multiply mixed numbers by using background knowledge of estimation, computations, and real world application of a recipe.

  19. Planning a Draft

    • Resource ID: TXLS032
    • Grade Range: 1
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    Students will employ critical thinking skills to order details logically and become more effective at communicating their ideas to readers. The lesson will guide students to use critical thinking in the planning phase of drafting to purposefully include details that interest readers.