• Resource ID: SS8M1L2
    • Grade Range: 8
    • Subject: Social Studies

    Given short summaries about the reasons for European exploration and colonization of North America, students will compare English and Spanish settlements in the New World.

  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.
    • Resource ID: TEASS001
    • Grade Range: 9–12
    • Subject: Social Studies

    Social Studies TEKS: Supporting Information

    • 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.

    • Resource ID: TXLS001
    • Grade Range: 8
    • Subject: Social Studies

    Students will debate the representation argument of the Constitutional Convention and create a compromise that addresses the concerns of both large states and small states (the Great Compromise). Then, students will connect this concept to the present-day system of government.

  2. CTE Work-Based Learning

    • CPE credit is 8
    • Subject: CTE
    This course introduces basic laws, rules, and procedures relevant to teaching Career and Technical Education (CTE) courses that involve work-based learning (WBL) at the secondary school level in Texas. Because state and federal laws change frequently, it also explains how to find current laws, rules, and guidelines related to WBL. Teachers will learn what authentic WBL is and how to ensure students learn the skills and knowledge appropriate for their career pathway through collaborative partnerships with local employers. Upon successful completion of the course, participants will earn 8 CPE credits.
  3. TEKS Implementation Overview

    • CPE credit is 1
    • Subject: CTE
    Career and Technical Education (CTE) programs allow students to explore a range of options for their future, inside and outside the classroom. Through CTE, students can start their path toward a career that they are passionate about, while earning valuable experience, college credits, and more. Participants who successfully complete all modules and the assessment will earn one continuing professional education (CPE) credit.
  4. TEKS CTE for Administrators and Counselors

    • CPE credit is 1
    • Subject: CTE
    TEKS CTE for Administrators and Counselors focuses on the newly adopted Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills for Career and Technical Education for the school year 2017–2018. Participants who successfully complete all modules and the assessment will earn one continuing professional education (CPE) credit.
  5. Introduction to Accommodations and Modifications in CTE Classrooms

    • CPE credit is 1.0
    • Subject: CTE
    This course provides an introduction to accommodations and modifications in the CTE classroom.
    • Resource ID: OS_AP Macro_1
    • Grade Range: N/A
    • Subject: Social Studies

    Instructor PowerPoint slides for TEA AP Macroeconomics open-source instructional material.

    • Resource ID: OS_AP Macro_2
    • Grade Range: N/A
    • Subject: Social Studies

    TEA AP Macroeconomics Textbook PDF

    • Resource ID: OS_AP Micro_1
    • Grade Range: N/A
    • Subject: Social Studies

    Instructor PowerPoint slides for TEA AP Microeconomics open-source instructional material.

    • Resource ID: OS_AP Micro_2
    • Grade Range: N/A
    • Subject: Social Studies

    TEA AP Microeconomics Textbook PDF

  6. Implementing the ELPS in Social Studies

    • CPE credit is 3
    • Subject: ELL Support
    This course is designed to show how implementing the ELPS cross-curricular student expectations and linguistic accommodations promotes content and language acquisition in a social studies lesson. This training is divided into three sections: lesson introduction, content lesson analysis, and ELPS lesson extension.
  7. Title III, Part A Services for Non-Profit Schools

    • CPE credit is 3
    • Subject: ELL Support
    Title III, Part A Services for Private Non-Profit Schools details the responsibilities that local educational agencies (LEAs) have in providing equitable Title III, Part A services to eligible private non-profit (PNP) school English learners (ELs), their teachers, and other educational personnel.
  8. Implementing the ELPS in English Language Arts and Reading

    • CPE credit is 3
    • Subject: ELL Support
    This course is designed to show how implementing of the ELPS cross-curricular student expectations and linguistic accommodations promotes content and language acquisition in an English language arts and reading lesson.
  9. Implementing the ELPS in Mathematics

    • CPE credit is 3
    • Subject: ELL Support
    The Texas Administrative Code (TAC), Title 19, §74.4 requires all content area teachers to support English language learners’ (ELLs) development of content and language as they are an integral part of the required curriculum.This course is designed to show how implementing of the ELPS cross-curricular student expectations and linguistic accommodations promotes content and language acquisition in a mathematics lesson.
  10. Implementing the ELPS in Science

    • CPE credit is 3
    • Subject: ELL Support
    The Texas Administrative Code Chapter (TAC), Title 19, §74.4 requires all content area teachers to support ELLs' development of content and language as they are an integral part of the required curriculum. This course is designed to show how implementing the ELPS cross-curricular student expectations and linguistic accommodations promotes content and language acquisition in a science lesson.
  11. ELPS for Administrators

    • CPE credit is 3
    • Subject: ELL Support
    This course is designed for campus administrators and will provide an overview for ELPS district implementation requirements and guidance on how to monitor effective instruction for English language learners (ELLs). As an administrator or instructional leader, it is critical to have an understanding of how integrating the ELPS into content area instruction and aligning instruction to ELLs’ language proficiency levels provides linguistic and cognitive supports.
  12. ELPS Instructional Tool

    • Resource ID: ELPS-IT01
    • Grade Range: 3–12
    • Subject: ELL Support

    The ELPS Instructional Tool outlines how to plan focused, targeted, and systematic instruction to meet the linguistic needs of ELLs identified at the beginning and intermediate proficiency levels in grade 3 or higher.