Course Name: Kinder to College: Life Science

Course description: 

The purpose of this course is to facilitate analysis of science TEKS in both the horizontal and vertical planes through the lens of science careers. Through a backwards-mapping approach, participants consider the skills and knowledge needed for success in two different life science careers. Participants then use a variety of interactives to analyze the alignment of concepts and skills in the science TEKS and CCRS. The goal is to promote educator discussion surrounding student supports for success. This course is managed by Region 4 (101-950): Texas Education Service Center. CPE credit is 1.

Intended Audience: 

Grades K-12 science teachers, applicable Bilingual/ESL and special education teachers, and applicable instructional supervisors.

Release Date: 

October 28, 2013


CPE credit is 1 hour

How to Access: 

To join this course, click on the following link:, or contact your education service center (ESC) for more information.