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The Format of the TEKS. . . . . . . and what it means to school leaders and others who support teachers. Format Overview. TEKS do not provide . . . A complete scope and sequence. A complete course outline. All the essential knowledge and skills students could have. - PowerPoint PPT Presentation

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The Format of the TEKS. . .

. . . and what it means

to school leaders and others who support teachers.

Ensuring Teacher Quality Leader's Resource Guide: Format of the TEKS


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Format Overview

  • TEKS do not provide . . .

    • A complete scope and sequence.

    • A complete course outline.

    • All the essential knowledge and skills

      students could have.

  • TEKS do provide . . .

    • An outline of the most important

      knowledge and skills every student must have.

Ensuring Teacher Quality Leader's Resource Guide: Format of the TEKS


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The TEKS are non-negotiable in Texas. They are law.

So what does that mean to me?

Ensuring Teacher Quality Leader's Resource Guide: Format of the TEKS


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TEKS are law, so . . .

  • Every curricular decision,

  • Every resource purchase,

  • Every teacher placement,

  • Every pedagogical choice,

  • Every professional development opportunity . . .

    . . . must be grounded in the TEKS.

Ensuring Teacher Quality Leader's Resource Guide: Format of the TEKS


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Elements of the Mathematics TEKS K-Precalculus

  • Introductory Paragraphs

    • Key contextual information

    • Brief overview--essential knowledge and skills

  • Strands

    • Organizers for the knowledge and skills statements

  • Knowledge and Skills Statements

    • Concepts and skills to be learned

  • Student Expectations/Performance Descriptions

    • Demonstration of the concepts and skills learned

Ensuring Teacher Quality Leader's Resource Guide: Format of the TEKS


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Expanded Format of the TEKS

KEY:SE-Student ExpectationsPD-Performance Descriptions

Ensuring Teacher Quality Leader's Resource Guide: Format of the TEKS


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(A.5) Linear Functions.

The student understands that linear functions can be represented in different ways and translates among their various representations.

The student is expected to:

(A)determine whether or not given situations can be represented by linear functions;

(B)determine the domain and range values for linear functions in given situations; and

(C) use, translate, and make connections among and algebraic, tabular, graphical, or verbal descriptions of linear functions.

A Closer Look:Linear Functions (sample from Algebra I)

Ensuring Teacher Quality Leader's Resource Guide: Format of the TEKS


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Algebra I and Algebra II: A Conceptual Bridge from K-8 to Higher Mathematics

Ensuring Teacher Quality Leader's Resource Guide: Format of the TEKS