• CPE credit is 3
    • Subject: Science

    TEA Science Safety Training for Middle School

    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.
    • CPE credit is 3
    • Subject: Science

    TEA Science Safety Training for Elementary School

    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.
    • CPE credit is 3
    • Subject: Science

    TEA Science Safety Training for High School

    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.
    • Resource ID: TXLS001-0
    • Grade Range: 8
    • Subject: Social Studies

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    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.

    • Resource ID: TXLS027-0
    • Grade Range: 8
    • Subject: Social Studies

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    Students will examine several items related to the First Amendment and respond to the teacher-created questions. Student groups will present their conclusions to the class.

    • Resource ID: TXLS078-0
    • Grade Range: 8
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    Icon image Santa Timeline Breakout

    Students collaborate and use critical thinking to analyze resources from informational texts of various disciplines and unlock a breakout box. Once the box is unlocked, students receive a final text to summarize.

    • Resource ID: TXLS161-0
    • Grade Range: 8
    • Subject: Social Studies

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

    • Resource ID: TXLS057-0
    • Grade Range: 5
    • Subject: Math

    Icon image Analyzing Bar Graphs: Candy Machines

    Working in groups, students will examine a bag of candy to determine if the machine that bags the candy is working properly. They will organize data on the colors of the candy in a frequency table and a bar graph. They will calculate the fraction of each color in the bag and compare the fractions to a quota set up by the factory to determine if the machine needs maintenance. Students will create a report about their findings, write a question that requires students to interpret data represented in a bar graph, and reflect in their journals.

    • Resource ID: TXLS051-0
    • Grade Range: 2
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    Texas Lesson Study Navigating Informational Text with Text Mapping

    Students will apply the comprehension strategy of text mapping by using a scroll to sequence and organize information. They also will describe the order of events using time order transition words.

    • Resource ID: TXLS031-0
    • Grade Range: 6
    • Subject: Math

    TXLS Logo How Does the Cookie Crumble?

    Students will self-discover how to multiply mixed numbers by using background knowledge of estimation, computations, and real world application of a recipe.

    • Resource ID: TXLS105-0
    • Grade Range: 9
    • Subject: Math

    Laws of Exponents

    Students will discover the laws of exponents using problem-solving skills.

    • Resource ID: TXLS125-0
    • Grade Range: 9
    • Subject: Math

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    The students will determine the rate of change from tables and graphs by using the slope formula. The students will discover and interpret the real-world applications of rate of change. 
     

    • Resource ID: TXLS058-0
    • Grade Range: 1
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    Icon image Outlining Our Memory

    Students will compare a silly short story to a detailed story from a previous lesson. Then, they will write a rough draft/outline about a memory using details and transition words.

    • Resource ID: TXLS037-0
    • Grade Range: 11
    • Subject: Math

    Icon image Solving Rational Equations

    Students will discuss and formulate an equation to solve an engaging real-world problem. They will use manipulatives to describe how to find the common denominator they need to solve the equation. They will break up into groups and solve for a more complicated problem.

    • Resource ID: TXLS188A
    • Grade Range: 4
    • Subject: Math

    Avoiding Common Subtraction Errors

    Students will perform an error analysis of common subtraction errors related to the standard algorithm.

    Students are working at tables to identify errors in subtraction problems

    • Resource ID: TXLS060-0
    • Grade Range: K
    • Subject: Science

    Icon image Scientifically Magnetic!

    Students will review the steps of the scientific method and conduct an investigation that involves sorting magnetic and nonmagnetic objects.

    • Resource ID: TXLS229
    • Grade Range: 3
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    Tackling Expository Text

    The students will read and summarize expository text using a graphic organizer to aid the process.

    • Resource ID: TXLS181
    • Grade Range: 8
    • Subject: Math

    Four Representations of Linear Relationships

     

     

     

     

    Given one representation of a linear relationship, students will create a poster displaying the other three representations of linear relationships.

     

     

    • CPE credit is 1
    • Subject: CTE

    Introduction to Integrating Science into CTE Classrooms, Part 2

    Before you begin this part, please ensure you have successfully completed Introduction to Integrating Science Part 1 in order to meet the professional development requirements of the course for CPE hours. Apply effective strategies to an existing lesson CTE lesson plan to begin integrating science into your curriculum.
    • CPE credit is 1
    • Subject: CTE

    Introduction to Integrating Science into CTE Classrooms, Part 1

    Learn how to integrate science into your existing CTE curriculum by identifying science embedded in the curriculum, recognizing the scientific practices, and understanding the five core principles and six essential elements of an effective science-enhanced CTE lesson plan. Please note, this is part 1 of a two-part course on integrating Science into CTE classrooms. Participants must complete both parts 1 and 2 to meet the professional development requirements for CPE hours.