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Ch 15: Alignment of Texas Science Instruction for Young Learners

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Review the alignment of Texas science instruction for young learners with help from this informative chapter. Feel free to work through these lessons and quizzes at your leisure as you prepare for an important exam or finish a challenging homework assignment.

Alignment of Texas Science Instruction for Young Learners - Chapter Summary

Study this chapter on the alignment of Texas science instruction for young learners as quickly or as slowly as needed. Here you'll review using TEKS in curriculum and see how to align different science classes with it. After finishing this chapter, you should be ready to:

  • Provide an overview of National Science Education Initiatives and their applications
  • Detail the use of TEKS in Texas science curriculum
  • Align kindergarten, 1st and 2nd grade science with TEKS
  • Explain how 3rd and 4th grade science is successfully aligned with TEKS
  • Understand how to connect science lessons with other disciplines

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8 Lessons in Chapter 15: Alignment of Texas Science Instruction for Young Learners
National Science Education Initiatives: Overview & Applications

1. National Science Education Initiatives: Overview & Applications

What advancements have been made in National Science Education? Check out this lesson to see how Science Education has improved and developed ensuring students can understand the world.

Using TEKS in Texas Science Curriculum

2. Using TEKS in Texas Science Curriculum

If you are a teacher in Texas who works with the science curriculum, it can be helpful to have a broad view of how the TEKS science standards work. This lesson provides you with an overview oriented toward helping you make the most of TEKS for science.

Aligning Kindergarten Science with TEKS

3. Aligning Kindergarten Science with TEKS

If you teach kindergarten in Texas, you know how important it is to align your curriculum with TEKS. This lesson focuses on the science standards and how you can meet them in your teaching.

Aligning 1st Grade Science with TEKS

4. Aligning 1st Grade Science with TEKS

Every Texas teacher understands the importance of aligning your curriculum with TEKS. This lesson focuses on helping you understand how to work with the first grade science standards.

Aligning 2nd Grade Science with TEKS

5. Aligning 2nd Grade Science with TEKS

In Texas, teachers need to align curriculum with the Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills (TEKS). This lesson gives you some insight into how to work with your second graders on science.

Aligning 3rd Grade Science with TEKS

6. Aligning 3rd Grade Science with TEKS

As a third grade teacher in Texas, you know how important it is to align your curriculum with TEKS. This lesson focuses on how you can make sure your science instruction meets the standards.

Aligning 4th Grade Science with TEKS

7. Aligning 4th Grade Science with TEKS

As a teacher in Texas, you are familiar with the importance of TEKS. This lesson offers you some ideas that will help align your fourth grade science curriculum with the standards.

Connecting Science Lessons With Other Disciplines

8. Connecting Science Lessons With Other Disciplines

Students learn best through an interdisciplinary approach that explores the connections among different branches of science and other fields. In this lesson, we will discuss the importance of connecting science lessons with math, history, technology, and other disciplines.

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