Technology Applications TEKS Review Work Group Drafts
Technology Applications TEKS Review feedback will be accepted in response to Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills (TEKS) work group drafts throughout the review and revision process. Comments on drafts will help to inform future work groups' recommendations.
When providing specific comments and recommendations for a work group, please identify the work group in the subject line of the email. For example, in the subject line, please indicate "Technology Applications TEKS Review Work Group B Feedback." Please submit comments to TEA at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Work Group E Draft Recommendations
Work Group E met in December 2021 to complete draft recommendations and to ensure that the proposed standards are vertically aligned. The work group's recommendations are provided below in a vertical alignment chart to demonstrate the progression of knowledge and skills across grade levels. Click on the item to download the PDF.
Work Group E Draft Recommendations (PDF, 1313 KB)
Work Group D Recommendations
Work Group D met in late October 2021 to develop recommendations for four strands: computational thinking; communication and collaboration; data literacy, management, and representation; and creativity and innovation. The work group's recommendations are provided below. Click on the item to download the PDF.
Work Group D Recommendations: Computational Thinking (PDF, 999KB)
Work Group C Recommendations
Work Group C met in early October 2021 to develop recommendations for two strands: digital citizenship and practical technology concepts. The work group's recommendations are provided below. Click on the item to download the PDF.
Work Group C Recommendations: Digital Citizenship (PDF, 999KB)
Work Group B: Strands
Work Group B met in September 2021 to develop recommendations for new strands and sort the current technology applications TEKS into the new strands. The work group's recommendations are provided in two formats. The Work Group B Recommendations Strands document lists each new strand, the concepts that should be included in each strand, and comments that provide a rationale. The K-8 Technology Applications TEKS Sorted Student Expectations document lists the current student expectations (SEs) and where the work group recommends aligning the SEs in the new strands. Click on the item to download the PDF.
Work Group B Recommendations - Strands (PDF, 153KB)
Work Group A: Planning for Review
Work Group A met in July 2021 to identify key areas and recurring topics from feedback collected related to the TEKS review process, including content advisor consensus recommendations and the results of the Technology Applications TEKS Review Survey (April 2021–June 2021). The work group was charged with developing recommendations for how subsequent technology applications TEKS review work groups could address the feedback received. Work Group A's recommendations are provided below. Click on the item to download the PDF.