TEA has contracted with two instructional materials developers to create instructional materials in nine high school courses. These state-developed, open-source materials are now available free of charge to Texas school districts through the Texas Gateway. All products are certified to meet 100% of the required standards (Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills or College Board Learning Standards).
Materials Created by OpenStax (Rice University):
Click on each individual course above or click here to access all seven.
created by Rice University's OpenStax are organized into units and
chapters and can be used like a traditional textbook as the entire
syllabus for each course. Individual lessons and units can also be
accessed for supplemental use. Request teacher materials and other ancillaries for OpenStax products by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org from your school email address.
Materials Created by Study Edge:
Click on each individual course above or click here to
access all four.
Click the video above
to sample TEA’s Study Edge lessons.
All lessons include closed captioning.
Products created by Study Edge may also be used to teach an entire course, but the content is delivered in short videos with master teachers presenting
the material. Teachers may also want to use this content to supplement
traditional textbooks to help students be more successful in these
This page was updated on 11/2/2017 and will be further updated as more materials become available.