1. Lesson Plan: ChooseMyPlate – Oils and Fats

    • Resource ID: 19713
    • Grade Range: 9, 10, 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will demonstrate food management principles by planning and preparing a recipe substituting fat with healthier options, and reduce overall fat and calories.
  2. Lesson Plan: ChooseMyPlate – Physical Activity and Sports Nutrition

    • Resource ID: 19714
    • Grade Range: 9, 10, 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will understand the principles of digestion and metabolism and apply them to food intake and physical fitness.
  3. Lesson Plan: ChooseMyPlate – Vegetables and Fat-Soluble Vitamins

    • Resource ID: 19716
    • Grade Range: 9, 10, 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will understand the role of nutrients in the body by classifying nutrients, their functions, and food sources. They will also determine the effects of fat-soluble vitamins and analyze them for their functions and food sources.
  4. Lesson Plan: Nutrition Principles for a Lifetime of Wellness

    • Resource ID: 20003
    • Grade Range: 9, 10, 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will classify nutrients and their functions and food sources and compare the nutritive value of various foods.  Students will plan diets based on life cycle, activity level, nutritional needs and portion control. 
  5. Lesson Plan: Family Relationships

    • Resource ID: 20060
    • Grade Range: 9, 10, 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will analyze the family's role in relationship development within the family, and determine methods that promote an effective family unit.
  6. Lesson Plan: Careers in Nutrition - Keeping Everyone Healthy

    • Resource ID: 19705
    • Grade Range: 9, 10, 11, 12
    In this lesson, students are expected to investigate a career in nutrition, establish personal career goals, and analyze entrepreneurial opportunities in nutrition. 
  7. Lesson Plan: ChooseMyPlate – Dairy, Major Minerals and Electrolytes

    • Resource ID: 19711
    • Grade Range: 9, 10, 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will analyze major minerals for their functions and food sources and determine their effects on health benefits. They will also demonstrate effective work habits during activities by practicing problem-solving strategies and using leadership and teamwork skills.
  8. Lesson Plan: ChooseMyPlate – Fruits and Water-Soluble Vitamins

    • Resource ID: 19712
    • Grade Range: 9, 10, 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will analyze water-soluble vitamins for their functions and determine their effects and health benefits.
  9. Lesson Plan: ChooseMyPlate – Protein Foods and Trace Minerals

    • Resource ID: 19715
    • Grade Range: 9, 10, 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will analyze trace minerals for their functions and food sources and determine their effects on overall health.
  10. Lesson Plan: ChooseMyPlate - Weight Management, Calories and Fad Diets

    • Resource ID: 19717
    • Grade Range: 9, 10, 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will participate in activities to calculate their BMI, research popular fad diets, assess their current eating and drinking habits, and discover what they should be eating and drinking.
  11. Lesson Plan: We Serve – An Introduction to Family and Community Service

    • Resource ID: 19900
    • Grade Range: 9, 10, 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will identify various community services, and careers that focus on the needs of families.
  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. 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. 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.
  15. Introduction to Professional Learning Communities (PLC)

    • Resource ID: 15731
    • Grade Range: 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12
    PLCs involve an ongoing process in which educators work collaboratively to discuss, implement, and make changes to instructional practices as needed. This video shows an example of a PLC that specifically emphasizes the value of bringing ESL and SPED personnel to the table.
  16. Eligibility Criteria for Centers for Independent Living (CIL)

    • Resource ID: 15727
    • Grade Range: 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12
    Centers for Independent Living (CIL) provide a variety of independent living services to individuals with disabilities.  The eligibility criteria for receiving services from a CIL are discussed in this video.
  17. The Role of Career and Technical Education (CTE) Teachers in Student Transition-Centers for Independent Living (CIL's)

    • Resource ID: 15730
    • Grade Range: 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12
    Career and Technical Education (CTE) teachers are uniquely positioned to be of help to students who are transitioning to life after school.  A representative from a CIL discusses how CTE teachers can play an influential role in the transition planning process for students.
  18. Advantages of Professional Learning Communities for Career and Technical Education (CTE) Teachers

    • Resource ID: 15734
    • Grade Range: 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12
    PLCs 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.  
  19. The Inclusive Nature of Career and Technical Student Organizations (CTSOs)

    • Resource ID: 15738
    • Grade Range: 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12
    Career and Technical Student Organizations (CTSOs) are designed to support and enhance the learning of CTE programs. Many organizations are inclusive in nature as they provide opportunities for learning and competition for all students, including special needs students. 
  20. 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.