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    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.

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    OnTRACK Grade 8 Science: Force, Motion, and Energy

    • Grade Range: 6-8
    • Subject: Science

    Students will explore the relationship between force, motion, and energy. 

  3. CTE 101: Career and Technical Education in Texas

    • CPE credit is 4
    • Subject: CTE
    The CTE 101: Career and Technical Education course returns to the Texas Gateway on March 11, 2016.This course provides an overview of Career and Technical Education in Texas and how it is implemented at the state and local levels. Teachers who are not certified in CTE and have been assigned to teach one of the CTE courses for mathematics or science credit must complete CTE 101. CTE-certified teachers may complete CTE 101, but it is not a requirement. Upon successful completion of the course, participants will earn 4 CPE credits.
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    Using Reading and Writing to Support Learning Across the Content Areas

    • Grade Range: 5-12
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    This resource presents instructional writing and reading practices that support the content area learning of adolescent learners.

    The Write for Texas guiding principles of effective writing instruction, developed for all teachers across disciplines, focus on building every student's understanding and ability to read, write, and think like experts—historians, mathematicians, scientists, and literary critics.

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    Texas Adolescent Literacy Academy Administrator Overview

    • Resource ID: OTALAADMIN
    • Grade Range: 5–9
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    The Texas Adolescent Academy Administrator Overview is designed to prepare school leaders to implement a schoolwide approach to reading intervention consistent with a response to intervention, or RtI, model. 

  6. 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.
  7. The Revised Fine Arts TEKS

    • CPE credit is 8
    • Subject: Fine Arts
    This course will provide an overview of the benefits of fine arts education for students and various aspects of fine arts programming, as well as the application of the revised TEKS for each discipline. Participants who successfully complete all modules and the assessment will earn eight continuing professional education (CPE) credits.
  8. 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.
  9. 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.
  10. 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.
  11. 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.
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    OnTRACK English II Reading: Reading and Vocabulary Development Across Genres

    • Grade Range: 10
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    OnTRACK English II Reading, Module 1 Lessons 1–6 and practice lesson. Students will understand new vocabulary and use it when reading and writing.

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    OnTRACK Scientific Process Skills

    • Grade Range: 9-12
    • Subject: Science

    This binder contains seventeen separate resources focused on the scientific processes for conducting laboratory and field investigations.

  14. 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.
  15. 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.
  16. 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.
  17. 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.
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    OnTRACK English I Reading: Understanding and Analysis of Informational Text

    • Grade Range: 9
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    OnTRACK English I Reading, Module 5, Lessons 1–8, Practice 1 and 2. Students analyze, make inferences and draw conclusions about the author's purpose in cultural, historical, and contemporary contexts and provide evidence from the text to support their understanding. 

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    OnTRACK English I Reading: Analysis of Media Literacy

    • Grade Range: 9
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    OnTRACK English I Reading, Module 4, Lessons 1 and 2, and Practice Lesson. Students use comprehension skills to analyze how words, images, graphics, and sounds work together in various forms to impact meaning. Students will continue to apply earlier standards with greater depth in increasingly more complex texts.

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    OnTRACK English I Reading: Understanding and Analysis of Literary Text

    • Grade Range: 9
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    OnTRACK English I Reading, Module 3, Lessons 1–13 and Practice Lessons. Students analyze, make inferences and draw conclusions about theme and genre in different cultural, historical, and contemporary contexts and provide evidence from the text to support their understanding.