
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. 
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 progressmonitoring instrument along with guidance for intensive interventions targeting the needs of struggling adolescent readers. 
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. 
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. 
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. 
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. 
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. 
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. 
Texas Middle School Fluency Assessment: Administering and Interpreting Results
 CPE credit is 6
 Subject: ELA & Reading
This course details how to score and interpret the results of the Texas Middle School Fluency Assessment (TMSFA). This course is Unit 4 of the Texas Adolescent Literacy Academy (TALA). 
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. 
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. 
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.

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.

Does Paper Have Volume?
 Resource ID: TXLS029
 Grade Range: 7
 Subject: Math
Students will be involved in a problemsolving 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.

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.

How Does the Cookie Crumble?
 Resource ID: TXLS031
 Grade Range: 6
 Subject: Math
Students will selfdiscover how to multiply mixed numbers by using background knowledge of estimation, computations, and real world application of a recipe.

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.

Traditional vs. Contemporary: "The Three Little Pigs"
 Resource ID: TXLS007
 Grade Range: 2
 Subject: ELA & Reading
Students will compare a contemporary version of "The Three Little Pigs" to a traditional version with respect to characters, setting, and plot. In a small group, students will analyze story elements on a tchart to determine which parts of the stories are the same and which are different.

How Authors Develop Complex Yet Believable Characters in Drama by Contrasting Characters
 Resource ID: TXLS003
 Grade Range: 9
 Subject: ELA & Reading
The students will identify characteristics of characters from Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet, explain why the characters are foils to each other, and use text evidence to support their understanding.

Interpreting Division with Remainders
 Resource ID: TXLS004
 Grade Range: 4
 Subject: Math
Students will be given various one and twostep word problems and asked to interpret the remainder. Students will use foldables and anchor charts to determine under which category (“Drop the Remainder,” “Add One to the Quotient,” “Share the Remainder,” or “The Remainder is the Answer”) the question will fall. After completing that portion of the lesson, students will solve division problems and determine which type of remainder question they are working with. They will use Plicker ^{©} cards to display their answers so the teacher can have immediate formative assessment data.