1. TEA AP Physics 2 PowerPoint Slides

    • Resource ID: OS_APP2_1
    • Grade Range: N/A
    • Subject: Science

    Instructor PowerPoint slides for TEA AP Physics 2 open-source instructional material.

  2. TEA AP Physics 1 Textbook PDF

    • Resource ID: OS_APP1_2
    • Grade Range: N/A
    • Subject: Science

    TEA AP Physics 1 Textbook PDF

  3. TEA AP Physics 2 Textbook PDF

    • Resource ID: OS_APP2_2
    • Grade Range: N/A
    • Subject: Science

    TEA AP Physics 2 Textbook PDF

  4. Beginning Reading Instruction

    • Resource ID: REDBK1
    • Grade Range: K–12
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    This resource outlines the components of research-based programs for beginning reading instruction and is for all educators who want to learn more about how to support beginning reading instruction in students of all ages. Links to videos, handouts, and sample lesson plans are included.

  5. Revising Sentences

    • Resource ID: TXLS013A
    • Grade Range: K
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    Students will revise a simple sentence by copying it on a series of sticky notes and adding new words using glitter pens and star-shaped sticky notes.

  6. Ecological Succession

    • Resource ID: R4SCI0018
    • Grade Range: 9–12
    • Subject: Science

    Learners explore and describe how succession affects biodiversity by creating an island ecosystem in an interactive game.

  7. Target 2% Lessons to Support Comprehension for Grades K through 5

    • Resource ID: T2P0005
    • Grade Range: K–5
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    These comprehension 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.

  8. 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.

  9. Determining Importance & Summarizing Informational Text

    • Resource ID: DI&SIT
    • Grade Range: 3–5
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    Determining importance and summarizing is a complicated task for many readers. This professional development provides participants with instructional scaffolds that will help students comprehend informational text. 

  10. 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.

  11. 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).
     

  12. 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.
  13. 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.
  14. 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.
  15. 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.

  16. Investigating and Comparing Life Cycles

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

    A Tier I life science instructional resource for grade 3 

  17. 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.

  18. 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.

  19. 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).

  20. 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.