• 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. 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.
    • 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.

    • Subject: Social Studies

    AP® Microeconomics covers the scope and sequence requirements of a typical one-semester college-Microeconomics course. The text provides comprehensive coverage of economic principles, research, and impacts. AP® Microeconomics has been designed to meet and exceed the requirements of the College Board’s AP®  Microeconomics Framework, while allowing significant flexibility for instructors.

    Each section of the book also includes sections on AP® test preparation. Content requirements for AP® Microeconomics are prescribed in the College Board Publication Advanced Placement Course in Microeconomics, published by The College Board (http://ritter.tea.state.tx.us/rules/tac/chapter118/ch118b.html#118.13).

    • Subject: Social Studies

    AP® Macroeconomics is designed to meet the scope and sequence requirements of a typical one-semester Macroeconomics course. The text provides comprehensive coverage of economic principles, research, and impacts. AP® Macroeconomics has been designed to meet and exceed the requirements of the College Board’s AP® Macroeconomics Framework, while allowing significant flexibility for instructors.

    Each section of the book also includes sections and assessments that aid in AP® test preparation. Content requirements for AP® Macroeconomics are prescribed by the College Board Publication: Advanced Placement Course in Macroeconomics (http://ritter.tea.state.tx.us/rules/tac/chapter118/ch118b.html#118.14).

    • 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

  2. 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.
  3. ELPS Academy

    • CPE credit is 4
    • Subject: ELL Support
    An overview of the ELPS, TAC Chapter 74.4, and the ELPS Framework.
  4. 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.
  5. 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.
  6. 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.
  7. 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.
  8. 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.
  9. 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.

  10. ELPS Linguistic Instructional Alignment Guide (LIAG)

    • Resource ID: ELPS-LIAG01
    • Grade Range: K–12
    • Subject: ELL Support

    The ELPS Linguistic Instructional Alignment Guide (LIAG) is designed to help teachers gather information needed to ensure that classroom instruction meets the individual academic and linguistic needs of English language learners (ELLs).