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Unpacking the New CTE TEKS Teaching with the Student in Mind
New CTE TEKS Online Training in Texas Gateway Courses TEKS training modules available for all 16 Career Clusters Each module contains several sections, video, and handouts. Training modules explain changes in the TEKS. Each course will contains a short assessment. You must complete and pass each assessment to pass the course. You must make an 80% or higher to pass the assessments. Limited number of opportunities to retake assessments. Once you complete course requirements, you will earn a certificate of completion. https: //texascourses. org/register
Each Career Cluster TEKS training module will provide a document like this.
How to Use the TEKS There is no user’s guide or teacher’s manual to accompany the TEKS Everybody’s been using them to his or her best ability Our purpose is to deepen everyone’s understanding of our CTE TEKS in order to expand informed instructional decision making Credit to The University of Texas Dana Center
Structure of the TEKS: Four Parts Introduction Strands (Foundation Areas) Knowledge & Skill Statements Student Expectations
Structure of the TEKS: Four Parts Introduction Strand K&S SE SE SE Credit to The University of Texas Dana Center SE SE
Structure of the TEKS INTRODUCTION Provides a brief overview of fundamental concepts and real world applications of the subject matter at a particular grade or course level Credit to The University of Texas Dana Center
Structure of the TEKS STRANDS Strands are Broad Categories in Foundations Subjects (not found in CTE) Mathematics Strands (K-5) Mathematics Strands (6 -8) Science Strands (K-8) Credit to The University of Texas Dana Center
Structure of the TEKS KNOWLEDGE Broad AND SKILL STATEMENTS concepts or skills to be learned These should NEVER be separated from the Student Expectations Credit to The University of Texas Dana Center
Structure of the TEKS STUDENT EXPECTATIONS WHAT the student is expected to do to demonstrate understanding of the concept or skill taught These should NEVER be separated from the Knowledge & Skill statements Credit to The University of Texas Dana Center
Structure of the TEKS [Bracket] BOX the Strands Underline The Introduction (Not Found in CTE TEKS) The Knowledge & Skills Statements Circle the Student Expectations
[Bracket] the Introduction
[Bracket] the Introduction Did you note any particular information that would be especially important for a teacher to know before offering this class? Highlight that information
Underline the Knowledge & Skills Statements
Circle the Student Expectations
Circle the Student Expectations Why don’t we separate the Knowledge and Skills Statements from the Student Expectations?
Common to all CTE TEKS Students must be able to apply knowledge learned. Content is aligned with challenging academic standards. Content includes relevant technical knowledge and skills. CTSOs are co-curricular activities. Employability skills are included in all CTE courses.
Structure of the TEKS Take 2 minutes and 45 seconds to turn to your elbow partner and discuss the following prompts. WHAT? What did you learn as a result of the structure activity? SO WHAT? What is important about what you have learned? NOW WHAT? What actions will you take as a result of your learning?
Now It’s Your Turn!
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