1. TEA Science Safety Training for High School

    • CPE credit is 3
    • Subject: Science
    This course is a self-paced foundational training module for science safety at the high school level. The course provides high school science, science elective, and CTE teachers an opportunity to review safety policies, procedures, and responsibilities that pertain to instructional settings.
  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. 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.
  4. TEA Science Safety Training for Elementary School

    • CPE credit is 3
    • Subject: Science
    Science Safety Training for Elementary School provides foundational training modules for science safety at the elementary school level. Participants must complete the six course lessons, all lesson activities, and a final test. Participants who successfully complete all modules and the assessment will earn three continuing professional education (CPE) credits.
  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. TEA Science Safety Training for Middle School

    • CPE credit is 3
    • Subject: Science
    This self-paced course is a foundational training module for science safety at the middle school level. The course provides middle school teachers an opportunity to review safety policies, procedures, and responsibilities that pertain to instructional settings. This course is designed to supplement a district or campus-led safety training that also includes hands-on training with safety equipment such as eye wash stations, fire blankets, lab equipment, etc. Districts and campuses should also plan for hands-on practice with students as they learn safety procedures in the science classroom. This course is managed by Region 4 (101-950): Texas Education Service Center. CPE credit is 3.
  12. 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.
  13. 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).
  14. 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.
  15. 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.
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    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.

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    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.

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    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.

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    Motion Pictures

    • Resource ID: TXLS028
    • Grade Range: 6
    • Subject: Science

    In this lesson, students will be introduced to the concept of motion representation using distance vs. time graphs. Students will recognize labeling of axes, steepness related to speed, horizontal lines as non-motion, and downward slope as return to origin.

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    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 t-chart to determine which parts of the stories are the same and which are different.