1. Potential and Kinetic Energy

    • Resource ID: R4SCI0001
    • Grade Range: 6–12
    • Subject: Science

    This resource provides Tier I instruction ideas for Grade 6+ science teachers in the area of potential and kinetic energy.

  2. Cell Comparisons

    • Resource ID: R4SCI0006
    • Grade Range: 9–12
    • Subject: Science

    Learners compare a variety of prokaryotes and eukaryotes to determine similarities and differences among and between them.

  3. Investigating and Comparing Life Cycles

    • Resource ID: R4SCI0020
    • Grade Range: 3–5
    • Subject: Science

    A Tier I life science instructional resource for grade 3 

  4. Cell Homeostasis: Osmosis

    • Resource ID: R4SCI0021
    • Grade Range: 9–12
    • Subject: Science

    The focus of this resource is cell homeostasis and, more specifically, osmosis. Students investigate the concept through a virtual lab, recording and analyzing data, creating sketches to represent vocabulary, and discovering the role of aquaporins in water transport through the cell membrane.

  5. Increasing and Decreasing Energy

    • Resource ID: K4SCI002
    • Grade Range: 2
    • Subject: Science

    This resource provides sample activities for teachers to use in helping students to identify and investigate the effects of increasing and decreasing amounts of light, heat, and sound energy on an object.

  6. Properties of Soil

    • Resource ID: R4SCI0037
    • Grade Range: 4
    • Subject: Science

    A Tier 1 earth science instructional resource for grade 4.

  7. Effects of Force

    • Resource ID: R4SCI0048
    • Grade Range: 4
    • Subject: Science

    A tier 1 force and motion instructional resource for grade 4.

  8. Overcoming College Prep Obstacles with Texas GEAR UP

    • Resource ID: GP001
    • Grade Range: 9–12
    • Subject:

    A series of engaging college and career readiness videos and corresponding teacher lesson plans and student worksheets.

  9. K–2 Diagnostic Assessments

    • Resource ID: MATH_RA_K2_new
    • Grade Range: K–2
    • Subject: Math

    This resource provides two types of diagnostic tools available to K–2 math teachers: a rapid assessment tool and a flexible interview assessment.

  10. Target 2% Lessons to Support Vocabulary for Grades K through 5

    • Resource ID: T2P0003
    • Grade Range: K–5
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    Vocabulary knowledge is an essential component of comprehension, language proficiency, and reading growth for all students.These vocabulary activities are designed to enhance the instruction of all teachers of reading and to meet the learning needs of all students, as indicated by data.

  11. Target 2% Lessons to Support Phonics for Grades K through 5

    • Resource ID: T2P0002
    • Grade Range: K–5
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    Phonics is the relationship between the letters (graphemes) of written language and the sounds (phonemes) of spoken language. These phonics activities are designed to enhance the instruction of all teachers of reading and to meet the learning needs of all students, as indicated by data.

  12. Target 2% Lessons to Support Phonological Awareness for Grades K through 1

    • Resource ID: T2P0001
    • Grade Range: K–1
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    Phonological awareness is the structure of oral language. It involves the awareness that oral language is comprised of sounds and the ability to manipulate these sound parts in various ways (blending, segmenting, deleting, adding, substituting).

  13. Target 2% Lessons to Support Fluency for Grades K through 5

    • Resource ID: T2P0004
    • Grade Range: K–5
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    Fluency is the ability to read text effortlessly, allowing the reader to concentrate on meaning. Fluency includes reading accurately, quickly, and with prosody (appropriate phrasing, expression, and attention to punctuation).
     

  14. Starting the Conversation

    • Resource ID: THSCA001
    • Grade Range: 9–12
    • Subject:

    Welcome to “Starting the Conversation.” The lessons and materials of this program address the growing problem of relationship violence among high school athletes and aim to help Texas students create a positive team and school culture.

  15. Understanding Poetry

    • Resource ID: E6RdM2L7
    • Grade Range: 6–8
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    You will learn the importance of graphical elements (e.g., capital letters, line length, word position) in the meaning of a poem.

  16. Light: Reflection and Refraction

    • Resource ID: R4SCI0031
    • Grade Range: 5
    • Subject: Science

    This is a tier I instructional resource to provide a scaffolded learning experience for TEKS (5)(6)(C).

  17. Newton's Law of Action-Reaction

    • Resource ID: R4SCI0036
    • Grade Range: 8–12
    • Subject: Science

    This resource is to support TEKS (8)(6)(C), specifically the Newton's third law or the law of action-reaction.

  18. Texas Education on iTunes U

    • Resource ID: ITUNES01
    • Grade Range: K–12
    • Subject:

    Stream or download podcasts, videos, and other multimedia lessons directly from iTunes U. OER resources available in iTunes U can be streamed on iOS devices, or they can be downloaded and delivered through other selected devices and/or platforms.

  19. Newton's Law of Inertia

    • Resource ID: R4SCI0034
    • Grade Range: 8–12
    • Subject: Science

    This resource provides instructional resources for Newton's First Law, the law of inertia.

  20. Interpreting Scatterplots

    • Resource ID: A1M2L4
    • Grade Range: 9–12
    • Subject: Math

    Given scatterplots that represent problem situations, the student will determine if the data has strong vs weak correlation as well as positive, negative, or no correlation.