1. 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).

  2. 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.
  3. Title III, Part A: Strengthening and Increasing Parental Outreach

    • CPE credit is 3
    • Subject: ELL Support
    The course outlines best practices for implementing parental and family programs and activities required under Title III, Part A, Section 3115 (d)(6) and (e)(1)(A). It is recommended that the course titled Enhancing Instructional Opportunities for Immigrant Students be taken before this course to enhance your understanding of both instructional and parental activities in support of Title III, Part A.
  4. Title III, Enhancing Instructional Opportunities for Immigrant Students

    • CPE credit is 6
    • Subject: ELL Support
    This course details the accountability Title III, Part A funded local educational agencies (LEAs) are held to while providing services for immigrant children and youth. Participants who successfully complete the assessment earn six continuing professional education (CPE) hour credits.
  5. TEA AP® Microeconomics
    • 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).

    This open-education-resource instructional material by TEA is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International Public License in accordance with Chapter 31 of the Texas Education Code.

  6. TEA AP® Macroeconomics
    • 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).

    This open-education-resource instructional material by TEA is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International Public License in accordance with Chapter 31 of the Texas Education Code.

  7. PBS Learning Media

    ¡El Pollo! | StoryBlocks

    • Resource ID: PBS202
    • Grade Range: PreK–2
    • Subject: ELL Support

    La investigación muestra los bebés pueden reconocer que las palabras mucho antes de que puedan hablar.

  8. PBS Learning Media

    Los Elefantes | StoryBlocks

    • Resource ID: PBS203
    • Grade Range: PreK–2
    • Subject: ELL Support

    La investigación muestra los bebés pueden reconocer que las palabras mucho antes de que puedan hablar.

  9. Texas Lesson Study
    • Resource ID: TXLS011A
    • Grade Range: 6
    • Subject: Social Studies

    Students will create a bar graph representing data about China, Japan, North Korea, South Korea, India, and the United States using information from a data bank. The data bank includes information on population, population density, gross domestic product, literacy rates, annual salary, infant mortality, and land area. Students then will examine a light pollution map to make connections between the data presented and the bar graphs.

    • 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

  10. PBS Learning Media
    • Resource ID: PBS442
    • Grade Range: 3–5
    • Subject: Social Studies

    In this activity, students travel virtually to 25 different states from Alabama to Missouri. While on their journey students explore geography, learn state capitals and interesting facts along the way.

  11. PBS Learning Media
    • Resource ID: PBS449
    • Grade Range: 3–5
    • Subject: Social Studies

    In this activity, students combine psychomotor skills and geography as they travel from Montana to Wyoming. As students travel from state to state, they learn regional facts and state capitals. 

  12. PBS Learning Media
    • Resource ID: PBS458
    • Grade Range: 3–5
    • Subject: Social Studies

    In this video segment from Nature, we learn that dogs were the first creatures to be domesticated. Ancient people thought of dogs as creatures of magic and as spiritual guardians. Dogs were often sacrificed and buried with people to protect them with their magical powers.

    • 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

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    • Resource ID: TXLS161
    • Grade Range: 8
    • Subject: Social Studies

    Students will critically read a primary source in order to identify and explain the impact of Washington’s Farewell Address.

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    • Resource ID: TXLS129
    • Grade Range: 8
    • Subject: Social Studies

    Students will look at a two-sided event with an open mind before forming an opinion.