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TEA Lighthouse Initiative Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills (TEKS) and the Advanced Placement Program* Welcome to the revised Lighthouse Initiative for Social Studies. The purpose of this Web site is to help Texas social studies teachers better understand how to approach curriculum, instruction, and assessment to assist their students in moving on to success in Advanced Placement Program* (AP*) courses and other advanced academic programs. Social studies teachers in grades 6 through 10—whether or not their courses are labeled "Pre-AP*"—face two enormous tasks: (1) teaching the Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills (TEKS) to prepare their students for the Texas Assessment of Knowledge and Skills (TAKS); and (2) cultivating the rigor and skills to put AP and other advanced programs within their students' reach.
The app contains 243 interlinked flowcharts including a master flowchart and 17 unit flowcharts. 225 individual full color flowcharts cover both standard topics as well as less standard topics (disease to dancing). Each flowchart is also the subject of a detailed reading, and are associated with a full-color illustrated timeline covering the relevant period in history. Search "Flow of History" from iTunes or follow this link to access it directly! On this site, you will find several hundred pages of information describing the flow of history, from the evolutionary processes that formed our bodies, to the forces of globalization that exploded in the 1990s.