1. 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.
  2. 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.
  3. 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.
  4. 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.

  5. 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).

  6. ELL Foundations—Effective Instructional Strategies and Routines

    • CPE credit is 3
    • Subject: ELL Support
    This course covers the key content objectives of providing differentiated instruction, building academic vocabulary, and facilitating cooperative learning.
  7. ELL Foundations—Second Language Acquisition

    • CPE credit is 3
    • Subject: ELL Support
    This course will provide educators with foundational knowledge in the second language acquisition process, along with its impact on content-area instruction and student achievement.
  8. ELL Foundations—Guidance and Support for ELLs

    • CPE credit is 3
    • Subject: ELL Support
    This course provides educators with foundational knowledge of the essential elements to consider in providing guidance and support for English Language Learners (ELLs).
  9. ELL Instructional Videos—ELA and Reading

    • CPE credit is 1
    • Subject: ELL Support
    The ELL instructional videos show teachers using strategies from each of the three key areas—affective, linguistic, and cognitive—in an authentic classroom setting.
  10. ELL Instructional Videos—Mathematics

    • CPE credit is 1
    • Subject: ELL Support
    The ELL instructional videos show teachers using strategies from each of the three key areas—affective, linguistic, and cognitive—in an authentic classroom setting.
  11. ELL Instructional Videos—Social Studies

    • CPE credit is 1
    • Subject: ELL Support
    The ELL instructional videos show teachers using strategies from each of the three key areas—affective, linguistic, and cognitive—in an authentic classroom setting.
  12. ELL Instructional Videos—Science

    • CPE credit is 1
    • Subject: ELL Support
    The ELL Instructional Video series show teachers using strategies from each of the three key areas—affective, linguistic, and cognitive—in an authentic classroom setting.
  13. Sheltered Instruction Training Series

    • Resource ID: SI001
    • Grade Range: K–12
    • Subject: ELL Support

    Sheltered instruction is an instructional approach that uses various strategies to ensure that grade-level instruction provided in English addresses both content and language objectives. This resource introduces the Sheltered Instruction Training Series (20 CPE hours).

    • 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. 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.
    • Resource ID: USHM1L3
    • Grade Range: 9–12
    • Subject: Social Studies

    After analyzing primary and secondary resources about the child labor, the students should be able to draw conclusions about the need to reform child labor practices.

    • Resource ID: USHM1L4
    • Grade Range: 9–12
    • Subject: Social Studies

    Students will describe how Upton Sinclair's The Jungle reflected issues of the Progressive Era.

    • Resource ID: USHM1L1b
    • Grade Range: 9–12
    • Subject: Social Studies

    Given background information, students will be able to identify economic, social, and political issues surrounding the Gilded Age. Students will identify significant historical figures associated with the Gilded Age.

    • Resource ID: USHM3L10
    • Grade Range: 9–12
    • Subject: Social Studies

    Given background information, students will identify the social and economic impact of World War II on the American home front, such as the Great Depression, rationing, and increased opportunity for women and minority employment.

    • 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.