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June 2021, 8th Grade Teaching the Tough TEKS is a Course

June 2021, 8th Grade Teaching the Tough TEKS

Starts May 24, 2021


Full course description


Funding Note: While this course is provided free of charge to participants, once an educator logs on to the course, Law-Related Education is charged for a license.   Please help us be good stewards of our grant funds by only signing up if you are intending to complete the course.  


Courses will be open for teachers to begin asynchronous work beginning on May 24, 2021.

This 12-hour institute includes both asynchronous learning and live sessions. It is designed to address TEKS that are challenging to 8th grade students including:  

Domestic Policies of the early Presidents

Foreign Policies of the early Presidents

Political Parties 


Participants will have the opportunity to work at their own pace on portions of the institute, learn from scholars and consultants in live sessions, and demonstrate their learning through a variety of activities. 

Join us and experience hands-on  lessons that allow learners to engage with the content and gain a deeper understanding of our nation's history.  Explore lessons and  strategies that support student success and enrich existing curriculum. Participants receive access to all materials upon completion of the course. For additional details about our virtual learning format, click here.


Session Dates: June 21-24, 2021    Live Sessions from 10:00-11:30 a.m. each day.


This virtual LRE training will model best practices in both online instruction as well as face-to-face instruction. 


Teachers will receive 12 hours for this institute. This is based on the  successful completion of all asynchronistic components of the course and attendance at the live facilitated sessions.


Sign up for this course today!