Presentation on theme: "Texas and Louisiana: Similarities and Differences"— Presentation transcript:
1 Texas and Louisiana: Similarities and Differences
2 Objectives Increase awareness of similarities and differences in : - Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills (TEKS) and Louisiana Grade Level Expectations (GLEs)- Texas and Louisiana ESL guidelines
3 Objectives (continued) Increase awareness of the structure of the Louisiana Comprehensive Curriculum and other relevant regulations; andUtilize references to applicable resources at the Texas and Louisiana Departments of Education websites.
4 Content Areas Reviewed English Language Arts (ELA)English Language LearnersMathematicsPre-KindergartenSpecial EducationScienceSocial Studies
5 Louisiana’s Curriculum Curriculum built on concept of rigorous and challenging content standardsFrameworks developed in early 1990s: ELA, Math, Science, Social Studies, FLA, and the Arts.In 2005, Comprehensive Curriculum developed based on Grade Level Expectations (GLEs).
6 Louisiana’s Curriculum (continued) GLEs: Statements of what students should know and be able to do (Pre-K, ELA, Math, Science, and Social Studies) by the end of each grade levelComprehensive Curriculum: Includes instructional units focusing on GLEs with a time frame, sample activities and sample assessments.
7 ELA - Kathleen Theodore Table GroupsELA - Kathleen TheodoreESL - Maggie RivasMath - Como MolinaPre-K - Mary Lou MeadowsScience - Haidee Williams