1. Scope and Sequence: Principles of Arts, Audio/Video Technology, and Communications

    • Resource ID: 19296
    • Grade Range: 9
    CTE TEKS - Implemented 2017-2018, adopted in 2015
    Principles of Arts, Audio/Video Technology, and Communications June 2017 course scope and sequence within the Arts, A/V Technology, and Communications Career Cluster® summarizes the content to be taught, and one possible order for...
  2. Lesson Plan: Planning Vacation Adventures

    • Resource ID: 19907
    • Grade Range: 10, 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will work in teams to brainstorm solutions on making effective travel decisions regarding budget, customer concerns, training staff, improving service, and providing the best vacation possible.
  3. Lesson Plan: Franchise and Chain Hotel Travel Accommodations

    • Resource ID: 19908
    • Grade Range: 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will compare and contrast chain and franchise lodging operations and describe the various travel accommodations unique to each style of management.  Students will investigate full-service and limited-service hotels.
  4. Lesson Plan: Tourism, Sales, and Distribution

    • Resource ID: 19909
    • Grade Range: 10, 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will identify the impact of tourism sales on distribution systems, describe how travel is sold, and compare direct and indirect distribution of travel suppliers.
  5. Lesson Plan: The Importance of Customer Service Skills

    • Resource ID: 19922
    • Grade Range: 9, 10, 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will understand the importance of quality customer service by determining ways to provide service that anticipates customers' needs, and creates a successful business in the Hospitality and Tourism Industry. 
  6. Lesson Plan: Be Our Guest - Customer Service Skills in Restaurant and Food Services, and Travel and Tourism

    • Resource ID: 20168
    • Grade Range: 9, 10, 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will understand the importance of customer service in the Hospitality and Tourism Industry, particularly the travel industry and food service industry.  Students will analyze how to anticipate customer needs.
  7. Lesson Plan: It's All About Customer Service

    • Resource ID: 20061
    • Grade Range: 10, 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will evaluate why it is important to enhance customer service and how it increases a business' bottom line.
  8. Lesson Plan: Introduction to Travel and Tourism Management

    • Resource ID: 20064
    • Grade Range: 10, 11, 12
    In this lesson, students are introduced to the Career Cluster, Travel and Tourism Management, and will develop an awareness of career opportunities related to the Travel and Tourism Industry.
  9. Lesson Plan: Safety and Sanitation Guidelines for Hospitality and Tourism

    • Resource ID: 19974
    • Grade Range: 9, 10, 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will recognize and implement the basics of sanitation and security in the Hospitality and Tourism Industry.
  10. Lesson Plan: Marketing Fundamentals

    • Resource ID: 20021
    • Grade Range: 10, 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will explain the importance of a marketing plan, evaluate various marketing strategies, and create and design promotional items to sell products.
  11. Lesson Plan: Get That Job! Résumés, Portfolios, and Interview Skills

    • Resource ID: 20108
    • Grade Range: 10, 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will create a career portfolio and personal résumé, and rehearse and role-play the interview process. In addition, students will identify self-responsibility and self-management skills, identify proper interview techniques, and analyze interview questions and appropriate...
  12. 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.  
  13. 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.
  14. 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.
  15. 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.
  16. 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. 
  17. 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.
  18. 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.  
  19. 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.
  20. 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.