• 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

  1. Title III Early Childhood Education for English Learners

    • CPE credit is 6
    • Subject: ELL Support
    This course will provide teachers and administrators a better understanding of how to design early childhood instruction to meet the needs of young English learners' (ELs) language development and examine the critical areas of academic success. Participants who successfully complete all modules and the assessment earn six continuing professional education (CPE) credits.
  2. 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.
  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 language learners (ELLs), their teachers, and other educational personnel.
  5. 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.
  6. 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.

  7. 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).

  8. 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).

  9. 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.
  10. 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).
  11. ELL Foundations—Assessment and Data–Driven Instruction

    • CPE credit is 3
    • Subject: ELL Support
    The objective of this course is to provide educators with the foundational knowledge of assessment and data-driven instructional practices that will support ELLs in academic settings. (3 CPE hours)
  12. 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.
  13. 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.