Technology Applications for Students and Teachers, Prekindergarten
Prekindergarten guidelines for Technology Applications (PDF)
These guidelines are used to start the very youngest students with experiences in digital learning taking advantage of the latest technologies and resources.
Technology Applications for Students and Teachers, Grades K-12
Technology Applications TEKS Grades K-5; 6, 7, and 8; and 9-12
Grades K-5 – Technology Applications TEKS including digital technology literacy and integration across the curriculum.
Grades 6, 7, and 8 – Technology Applications proficiencies are taught and applied across the curriculum at grades 6-8. They are prerequisites to high school technology applications courses.
Grades 9-12 – There are now nineteen Technology Applications courses for gaining in-depth knowledge and skills and empowering today’s high school students with knowledge and skills that can take them far.
Technology Applications for All Preservice Teachers
SBEC Technology Applications standards are required for all beginning teachers.
Technology Applications for School Librarians
School Library guidelines include many references to teaching Technology Applications TEKS (information literacy and integration of technology across the curriculum).
Technology Standards for Administrators
Federal technology literacy requirements of campus administrators are documented through the NCLB Technology Report. The overarching ISTE Technology Standards for School Administrators are used as a basis for Texas administrators.
- Visionary Leadership: Educational Administrators inspire and lead development and implementation of a shared vision for comprehensive integration of technology to promote excellence and support transformation throughout the organization.
- Digital Age Learning Culture: Educational Administrators create, promote, and sustain a dynamic, digital-age learning culture that provides a rigorous, relevant, and engaging education for all students.
- Excellence in Professional Practice: Educational Administrators promote an environment of professional learning and innovation that empowers educators to enhance student learning through the infusion of contemporary technologies and digital resources.
- Systemic Improvement: Educational Administrators provide digital-age leadership and management to continuously improve the organization through the effective use of information and technology resources.
- Digital Citizenship: Educational Administrators model and facilitate understanding of social, ethical and legal issues and responsibilities related to an evolving digital culture.
For additional information, contact:
Curriculum Enrichment Unit
Katheen Park, Unit Director
Karen Kahan, Director, Educational Technology
Texas Education Agency
1701 N. Congress
Austin, Texas 78701