- Standards-Based Instruction
This section guides teachers through a four-step process of developing a
standards-based lesson that uses the Internet.
- Creating Clear Learning Objectives
based on selected standards - here, the TEKS (Texas Essential Knowledge and
- Designing a Lesson
Information about designing lessons, with tips from the experts,
"where to find", "how to do", dealing with plagiarism, and professional
development sources. There's a separate link to the
- Implementing a Lesson
Resources for enriching
and enhancing it with online resources, with an extensive list of
alphabetized links arranged by subject area, including math, science,
language arts, ESL, social studies, art, music, issues for students with
disabilities, safe and drug free sites, and much more!
the Effectiveness of the Lesson
How might the lesson be revised or
improved? This section also contains links to resources on evaluating the validity of
Web sites, detecting and combating plagiarism, and other issues related to
assessment of student work. There's a separate link to the
Media Awareness section.
This section contains four sample lessons that illustrate the
process described in standards-based instruction, in four content areas.
- Design your own lesson
contains a form that you can use to design your own lesson and submit it to
the lesson plan bank. All submitted lessons are considered for the monthly
Adapting, or Developing an Aligned Assessment for Your Lesson. This section
guides teachers through a four-step process of developing an aligned
Choose a Set of Content Standards and Develop Your Performance Descriptions
Decide How You Will Communicate Performance Expectations to Students,
Parents, and Others Who Are Interested
Adopt, Adapt, or Develop Assessments That Are Aligned with and
Reflect the Performance Descriptions and Expectations
Use the Results to Improve Student Performance and/or Instruction
- Online Resources for Assessment
This page contains links to useful online resources that deal with issues of
- Lesson Bank
This section contains links to actual lessons developed by teachers, using this
Using Texas Standards in Instructional Design
This page describes the Texas State standards.
- Success Stories
This is a collection
of success stories by urban and rural Texas teachers, beginners and experts,
who have integrated technology into their curriculum.
- Credits and Contact Information
This page contains contact information for the
designers of this product. Please feel free to e-mail us with your comments.
Teachers' Internet Use Guide: Site Map
Updated August 25, 2005
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