1. Texas GEAR UP University Game

    • Resource ID: Gearup_C_Universityg
    • Grade Range: 11, 12
    Introduce your seniors (or even juniors) to this mock college enrollment game that was originally created by the inventive minds in San Antonio ISD. It’s a fun, memorable way to give students a sneak preview of what things may be like when they experience that huge transition to...
  2. College Life

    • Grade Range: 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, Postsecondary, Adult education
    So you figured out how to get into college, but what do you do next? Luckily, these resources are here to walk you through your first year at college. 
  3. Why Go to College?

    • Grade Range: 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12
    Use these resources to discover the major benefits that come along with that college degree
  4. CLI Engage

    • Resource ID: ET-CLI
    • Grade Range: 9, 10, 11, 12, Postsecondary
    CLI Engage provides a comprehensive, integrated resources suite that connects professional development (online courses) to classroom implementation (activity collections) and highly targeted data collection and planning (child progress monitoring and teacher observation and goal-setting). Visit...
  5. Practicum in Education and Training Unit Plan 1

    • Resource ID: 24932
    • Grade Range: 11, 12
    Students will explore course opportunities, requirements, and expectations as well as discuss effective work practices and strategies for successful course completion in this introduction to the course.
  6. Instructional Practices Unit Plan 2

    • Resource ID: 24983
    • Grade Range: 11, 12
    In this unit, students will create accurate timelines of historical moments, events, and policies that have affected and/or are affecting the U.S. educational system, and view, analyze, and discuss the timeline moments, events, and policies from the perspectives of language, gender, socioeconomic,...
  7. Instructional Practices Unit Plan 1

    • Resource ID: 24982
    • Grade Range: 11, 12
    In this unit, students will investigate the characteristics, knowledge, and skills necessary for success in teaching and training as well as postsecondary options in an area of personal interest.
  8. Instructional Practices Unit Plan 4

    • Resource ID: 24985
    • Grade Range: 11, 12
    In this Unit, students will research, compare, and present principles and theories of human development and the learning process, and present how to actively apply theories of human development and the learning process to specific teaching and training situations.
  9. Instructional Practices Unit Plan 7

    • Resource ID: 24988
    • Grade Range: 11, 12
    In this Unit, students will research, compare, and present classroom management techniques and explain effective classroom seating arrangements for various grades and activities.
  10. Instructional Practices Unit Plan 6

    • Resource ID: 24987
    • Grade Range: 11, 12
    In this Unit, students will analyze and explain samples of assessment data and describe the role of assessment in the learning process.
  11. Instructional Practices Unit Plan 5

    • Resource ID: 24986
    • Grade Range: 11, 12
    In this Unit, students will research, compare, and present principles and theories that influence and impact instructional planning, and create developmentally appropriate learning objectives for a backward design unit plan as well as a lesson plan that includes TEKS and appropriate current and/or...
  12. Instructional Practices Unit Plan 11

    • Resource ID: 24992
    • Grade Range: 11, 12
    In this Unit, students will first research and discuss roles and expectations for successful Project-Based Learning (PBL), then research and discuss how Project-Based Learning (PBL) and Place-Based Education (PBE) could be combined in a service learning project.
  13. Instructional Practices Unit Plan 10

    • Resource ID: 24991
    • Grade Range: 11, 12
    In this Unit, students will identify, examine, and compare qualities of effective schools from various lenses, from the micro to the macro, starting with the point of view of an individual student.
  14. Instructional Practices Unit Plan 3

    • Resource ID: 24984
    • Grade Range: 11
    In this Unit, students will research, identify, describe, and actively apply learning theories and educational philosophies such as Behaviorism, Gardner’s Multiple Intelligences, Learning Styles, Place-Based Education (PBE), Motivational Theory, and Constructivism to specific teaching or training...
  15. Instructional Practices Unit Plan 12

    • Resource ID: 25145
    • Grade Range: 11, 12
    In this Unit, students will build, reflect upon, and present a professional teaching portfolio that includes a polished resume, lesson plans, documentation of field-based experiences, a philosophy of education statement, and a service learning log of work completed during this course.
  16. Practicum in Education and Training Unit Plan 8

    • Resource ID: 24939
    • Grade Range: 11, 12
    In this Unit, students will discuss with a local school district administrator or HR representative a sample Professional Development Plan (PDP) based on a teacher’s first year in the school district.
  17. Instructional Practices Unit Plan 9

    • Resource ID: 24990
    • Grade Range: 11, 12
    In this unit, students will look through diverse lenses and perspectives at the relationship between school and society. Students will also research and review the historical relationship between school and society.
  18. Instructional Practices Unit Plan 8

    • Resource ID: 24989
    • Grade Range: 11, 12
    In this Unit, students will read, discuss, and analyze the Texas Educators' Code of Ethics, and model/role play teacher and trainer characteristics that promote professional and ethical conduct.
  19. Practicum in Education and Training Unit Plan 2

    • Resource ID: 24933
    • Grade Range: 11, 12
    In this Unit, students will evaluate and explain responsibilities of working in the teaching and training profession as well as identify and discuss the professional and ethical conduct expected of educators.
  20. Practicum in Education and Training Unit Plan 3

    • Resource ID: 24934
    • Grade Range: 11, 12
    In this Unit, students will identify, describe, and actively apply human development principles and learning theories, such as Behaviorism, Gardner’s Multiple Intelligences, Learning Styles, Motivational Theory, and Constructivism, to specific teaching or training situations.