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TexQuest Training Options

TexQuest training is available in multiple formats:

Ask your school or district librarian/ technology specialist for local training or check with your regional ESC contact about upcoming events.

 

Wonderful Webinar Wednesdays

A different live  one hour webinar will be offered each month. Select the Wednesday that is most convenient for you, and sign up. At this time, no CEUs are offered for the webinar series.

Webinar Evaluation Form


October - TexQuest Connections for English Language Learners and Dual Language Programs recording (49:37)

TexQuest resources have many features that are useful for English Language Learners. Teachers can search for information by TEK; articles can be quickly translated into multiple languages and/or read aloud. Complete databases are available in Spanish, and now full-text eBooks can be accessed in several languages. Join us for a review of these resources and a discussion of how they are being utilized for English Language Learners.


September - TexQuest QuickTips: Sharing TexQuest Resources with Teachers, Students, and Parents recording (48:48)

Discover where to find icons, widgets, and direct links for TexQuest providers. Explore ways to share links to articles, videos, and eBooks through communication tools and online media. Discuss how districts make access to online resources easy for ALL users - teachers, students, and parents.


August - Power Up TexQuest: New Resource Implementation Webinar recording (56:12)

Need help adding the new TexQuest resources to your webpages?  Planning professional development for your faculty and looking for support materials? Join us to discuss the implementation of new resources into TexQuest. Webinar resources available at TexQuest.net/powerup

 

TexQuest Spark Club

Have you ignited digital learning by customizing TexQuest resources to train your faculty? Do you have a great way to connect your district educators with TexQuest? If you answered yes, are willing to share your experience, and will support other educators when they conduct professional development, we want you for the TexQuest Spark Club! A page of this website will soon be devoted to educators who "spark" TexQuest at their campus/district. Click here if we can include you.

 

Need Help?

Contact the TexQuest Support Center at Education Service Center, Region 20 for assistance with your TexQuest needs:
Sign up, Usernames and Passwords, Customization
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(844) 719-1501 (toll free)
 (210) 370-5786 (local) Fax: (210) 370-5755
Monday - Friday: 7:30 AM - 4:30 PM
 

DIY TexQuest Resource Basic Training

TexQuest providers have created training resources for educators who will conduct professional development on TexQuest at their districts and campuses. Watch the video, navigate the resource, and help your teachers integrate technology into their lessons. Please note: several of these videos are hosted on YouTube.

Primary (K-5) Resources

Upper Elementary/Middle School Resources

Secondary Resources

 

More DIY resources

 

TLA 2016 TexQuest Presentations

The Choice, Season 2: Knockout Ideas for TexQuest

Mrs. Aguilera Melissa Rippy, Libraries & Instructional Media Specialist, Pasadena ISD
Mrs. Shelton Sharon Carr; 1 of the 7 Texas State Library and Archives Commissioners
Mr. Levine Len Bryan; School Program Coordinator, Texas State Library & Archives Commission
Miss Pharrell Richelle O'Neil; Library Services Coordinator, Garland ISD

Slide Show
Today's Meet Transcript 
Integration Promotion Activities
The Choice, Season 1

 

TexQuest Webinars


My District Signed Up for TexQuest, Now What
Webinar Recording

Implementation Action Plan for TexQuest - targeted audience district/school librarians or instructional technologists who need support implementing and sharing TexQuest resources. Resources found at TexQuest.net/nowwhat.

These Ain't Your Momma's Databases: Year 2
Webinar Recording

TexQuest Action Plan for Year 2 - targeted audience district/school librarians or instructional technologists who want to review Year 2 additions and promote and integrate resources into school/district curriculum.
 

TexQuest at TLA 2015

TexQuest Sessions at TLA 2015

This is "The Choice" - Push the Right Button for TexQuest Collaboration

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Today's Meet Transcript Elementary
Today's Meet Transcript Secondary

The Choice Coaches

Mrs. Shelton (Lorraine Metham; Amarillo ISD)
Mrs. Aguilera (Melissa Rippey; Pasadena ISD)
Mr. Levine (Len Bryan; Texas State Library & Archives Commission)

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