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If you live in the state of Texas and are thinking about becoming a teacher, you'll need to prepare yourself for the TExES exam. These free TExES exam practice questions will help you better prepare for the TExES exam. #texes #teaching

~Cyd Charisse was born Tula Ellice Finklea on March 8, 1921 in Amarillo, Texas. Born to be a dancer, she spent her early childhood taking ballet lessons and joined the Ballet Russe at age 13. In 1939, she married Nico Charisse, her former dance teacher. In 1943, she appeared in her first film, Something to Shout About, billed as Lily Norwood. The ... See full bio »~


Need help becoming a certified teacher in Texas? The TExES tests are criterion-referenced examinations designed to measure a candidate's knowledge in relation to an established criterion rather than to the performance of other candidates. All of the tests in the TExES program contain multiple-choice questions. Some tests also have additional types of questions (e.g., open-ended written or oral responses). #texes


This get to know you activity is a little in depth, but I think it's an awesome way for your students to get to know you. It's a book all about the teacher's life. The teacher can include grade school, college, favorite books, etc. I think it'd be cute to add a page from the grade they are teaching too so that the students can relate and realize that they were once a kid too. The students could also make their own (less in depth) version of an "all about me" book too. -Chelsea Langenbach


T-TESS training is underway all over Texas. Get a plan for messaging and adding meaning to your launch of the new Texas Teacher Evaluation and Support System!

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Fall Sensory Bottles Exploring Nature Science Fine Motor Play

Fall Sensory Bottles for Exploring Nature. Simple science for young kids. Great fine motor practice. Fall theme activity. Explore outdoors and take a nature walk.

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