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TexQuest: TexQuest Training Tools

Reliable online resources for Texas public schools provided with support from the Texas Legislature

TexQuest Training Options

TexQuest training is available:

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The school or district librarian/technology specialist is the best source for local training.

TexQuest Presentations

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TexQuest slide shows are created on Google slides. Participants may copy the slides, edit, and customize for individual campus/district needs.

 

Super-powered Instructional Materials - TexQuest Overview with focus on classroom uses

TexQuest + Digital Tools = Easy Projects and Assessments - backward design examples connected to a website w/resources

Amp Up College and Career Connections w/TexQuest - featured resources for CCMR

TexQuest and CTE - featured resources for Career and Technical Education

TexQuest: It's Elementary - Elementary librarian panel for TCEA

Power Up Student Accommodations with TexQuest - Accommodations for EL and SPED

Tips & Tricks to Share TexQuest - Tips and assignments for sharing links with users

These Ain't Your Momma's Databases - Promoting TexQuest to students and educators

What Will You Do with All Those eBooks? - Summary of eBook and literature resources in TexQuest

Power Up TexQuest Hands on Lab - Creating resources using persistent links

13 Ways TexQuest Helps You Connect with Students - TexQuest Contents and Features for Educators

TexQuest Digital Resources to Support Accommodations - TexQuest resources for SPeD

Digital Support for EL and Dual Language - Translatable and authentic Spanish resources

The Power of Persistent Links - Sample slides linking resources, lists, and databases

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
Training and Resource Integration
Promotional Materials
 
texquest@esc20.info
(844) 719-1501 (toll free)
(210) 370-5786 (local) Fax: (210) 503-6388

Monday - Friday: 7:30 AM - 4:30 PM

DIY TexQuest Resource Basic Training

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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. Additional training resources are available from each provider. Please visit their pages directly at Connect > Provider Support.

   Primary (K-5) Resources
   - Britannica School (24:25) transcript
   - Britannica Escolar (9:43) transcript
   - EBSCO eBooks Basics (11:22)
       
Download to Computer (6:04)
   - Gale Elementary Resources (13:58)
     
(Kids InfoBits, Nat Geo Kids, Resources in Context)
   - Infobase Learn360 (3:55)
   - ProQuest SIRS Discoverer (14:29) transcript
   - TeachingBooks.net (4:00)

  Upper Elementary/Middle School Resources​
   - Britannica School (24:25) transcript
   - Britannica Escolar (9:43) transcript
   - EBSCO eBooks Basics (11:22)
      
Download to Computer (6:04)
   - ​​EBSCO Learning Express (26:06)​
   - Gale Elementary Resources (13:58) 
       
(Kids InfoBits, Nat Geo Kids, Research in Context)
   - Gale InContext Resources (14:52)
       (Research in Context)
   - Gale Collaboration Tools (12:01)
       
(Google Suite, Google Drive, One Drive)
   - InfoBase Learn360 (3:55)
   - ProQuest SIRS Discoverer (14:29) transcript
   - TeachingBooks.net (4:00)

 Secondary Resources

   - Britannica School (24:25) transcript
   - Britannica Escolar (9:43) transcript
 
 - EBSCO eBooks Basics (11:22)
      Download to computer (6:04)
   - ​EBSCO Learning Express (26:06)
   - Gale InContext Resources  (14:52)
 
 - Gale InfoTrac (16:16)
       
(NewsTrac, General OneFile, Academic OneFile, Informe)
   - Gale Collaboration Tools (12:01)
       
(G-Suite, Google Drive, One Drive)
   - Gale Literary Resources (16:31)
   - InfoBase Learn360 (3:55)
   - TeachingBooks.net (4:00)

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