1. Lesson Plan: History of Office Managers

    • Resource ID: 11275
    • Grade Range: 11, 12
    This lesson will provide students, an understanding of the role of the office manager and how that role has developed over the period of time in history.
  2. Lesson Plan: Advanced Technical Skills in Business

    • Resource ID: 11286
    • Grade Range: 11, 12
    This lesson is designed to assist students in developing technological proficiencies in word processing, spreadsheets, and presentations to create effective business-related documents, as well as in developing effective webpages.
  3. Lesson Plan: Professional Standards

    • Resource ID: 11282
    • Grade Range: 11, 12
    This lesson is an introduction to professional standards expected in the workplace environment. This lesson encourages students to understand how to look and behave professionally in the workplace.
  4. Lesson Plan: Risk Management

    • Resource ID: 11284
    • Grade Range: 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will learn the importance of using new technology safely and responsibly, as well as purchasing the supplies and equipment necessary for maintaining a safe work environment.
  5. Lesson Plan: Business Math in Retail

    • Resource ID: 11290
    • Grade Range: 11, 12
    This lesson helps students learn how to calculate discounts and markups as part of this retail math lesson. 
  6. Lesson Plan: Leadership

    • Resource ID: 11291
    • Grade Range: 11, 12
    Effective leadership is an essential key to any business success. A leader can be a CEO of an organization or a first-year employee who leads his/her team to success behind the scenes. Great leaders lead through inspiration, persuasion and personal connections. This lesson will help you understand...
  7. Lesson Plan: Project Management

    • Resource ID: 11293
    • Grade Range: 11, 12
    This lesson provides students with and overview of project management and a project for students to practice project management skills.
  8. Practicum in Business Management

    • Grade Range: 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, Postsecondary
    Practicum in Business Management is designed to give students supervised practical application of previously studied knowledge and skills. Practicum experiences occur in a paid or unpaid arrangement and a variety of locations appropriate to the nature and level of experience. Students implement...
  9. Non-Verbal Communication with the use of a Zam

    • Resource ID: 15756
    • Grade Range: 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12
    A Zam Communicator is a device that allows a person who has a speech impairment to communicate by spelling out words using a keypad or by pressing on an icon to display a message.  It is specifically designed to be used between patients and medical professionals.  
  10. Universal Design for Learning - Instruction for all Populations in CTE

    • Resource ID: 15760
    • Grade Range: 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12
    This video provides an outline of Universal Design for Learning principles useful for working and instructing all students including special populations enrolled in Career and Technical Education (CTE) courses.
  11. The Process of Response to Intervention (RTI)

    • Resource ID: 15758
    • Grade Range: 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12
    Response to Intervention (RTI) is an approach which is used to identify and support students with learning and behavior needs.  In this video, the process as well as the benefits of RTI are described.
  12. Reauthorization of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA)

    • Resource ID: 15672
    • Grade Range: 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12
    This video discusses the reauthorization of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA) and how teachers are impacted.  ESEA was reauthorized in 2015 as the Every Student Succeeds Act by President Barack Obama.
  13. Advantages of Professional Learning Communities - Improving Career and Technical Education (CTE) Instruction

    • Resource ID: 15732
    • Grade Range: 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12
    Professional learning communities involve an ongoing process in which educators work collaboratively to discuss, implement, and make changes to instructional practices as needed. The focus is on continuous improvement in teaching as well as in student learning. 
  14. Legislative Updates: Serving Students with Disabilities in Career and Technical Education (CTE) Classrooms

    • Resource ID: 15676
    • Grade Range: 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12
    In this video, legislative updates that are important to know with regard to serving students with disabilities in Career and Technical Education (CTE) classrooms are discussed.
  15. Best Practices for Safety in Career and Technical Education (CTE) Classrooms and Labs

    • Resource ID: 15692
    • Grade Range: 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12
    Safety in Career and Technical Education (CTE) classrooms and labs is of the highest importance, not only to ensure the safety of students, but also for the running of a well-organized, efficient classroom.  
  16. Assessing for Safety in Career and Technical Education (CTE) Labs

    • Resource ID: 15693
    • Grade Range: 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12
    In this video, laws and regulations for safety pertaining to school buildings and individual classrooms are discussed.  A safety observation form is explained and a copy of the form is provided with the course transcript.
  17. Utilizing CTE Advisory Committees to Ensure Safety

    • Resource ID: 15694
    • Grade Range: 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12
    In this video, the benefits of utilizing an advisory committee to give recommendations to CTE programs about safety standards is discussed and advice is given regarding ways to ensure safety in CTE labs.
  18. Safety in CTE Lab Settings with Special Populations

    • Resource ID: 15695
    • Grade Range: 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12
    The following is a video showcasing Career and Technical Education (CTE) lab settings. Practical examples of how to maintain a safe environment when working with special populations within these settings is described.
  19. The Texas College and Career Readiness Initiative

    • Resource ID: 15701
    • Grade Range: 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12
    The purpose of the Texas College and Career Readiness Initiative is to identify and define the competencies and skills that graduating high school students must possess to be successful in higher education and beyond.  This video explains the process and the intent of the initiative.
  20. Person-Centered Thinking and Planning: Role of Parents in Person-Centered Thinking

    • Resource ID: 15715
    • Grade Range: 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, Postsecondary
    This video provides insight into the importance of the parents' role in person-centered planning. Parents have unique knowledge of what is important to and for their child. This video further highlights the importance of bringing this information to IEP/ARD Committees.