1. Human Growth and Development

    • Grade Range: 9, 10, 11, 12, Postsecondary
    Human Growth and Development is an examination of human development across the lifespan with emphasis on research, theoretical perspectives, and common physical, cognitive, emotional, and social developmental milestones. The course covers material that is generally taught in a postsecondary, one...
  2. Instructional Practices

    • Grade Range: 9, 10, 11, 12, Postsecondary
    Instructional Practices is a field-based (practicum) internship that provides students with background knowledge of child and adolescent development as well as principles of effective teaching and training practices. Students work under the joint direction and supervision of both a teacher with...
  3. Principles of Education and Training

    • Grade Range: 9, 10
    Principles of Education and Training is designed to introduce learners to the various careers available within the Education and Training Career Cluster®. Students use self-knowledge as well as educational and career information to analyze various careers within the Education and Training...
  4. Practicum in Education and Training

    • Grade Range: 11, 12
    Practicum in Education and Training is a field-based internship that provides students background knowledge of child and adolescent development principles as well as principles of effective teaching and training practices. Students in the course work under the joint direction and supervision of...
  5. Career and Technical Education (CTE) New Teacher Mentoring Program

    • Resource ID: CTEMentoringProgram
    • Grade Range: N/A
    In December of 2016, the Texas Education Agency (TEA) contracted with Resources for Learning, LLC, (RFL) to launch the Career and Technical Education (CTE) New Teacher Mentoring Program. The CTE New Teacher Mentoring Program offers ongoing mentoring and induction-type professional development,...
  6. Lesson Plan: How Do I Get That Job in Education Administration?

    • Resource ID: 19864
    • Grade Range: 9, 10
    In this lesson, students will investigate careers in education administration, interview and job shadow a current education administrator, and understand the training and aptitudes of professionals in the field of education.
  7. Lesson Plan: Researching Learning Disabilities

    • Resource ID: 19979
    • Grade Range: 9, 10
    In this lesson, students will work collaboratively to learn more about specific learning disabilities. Students will also produce an individual or group research paper and slide presentation that can be used to educate others.
  8. Lesson Plan: History of American Education

    • Resource ID: 20101
    • Grade Range: 9, 10
    In this lesson, students will compare and contrast the educational system from the late 1700’s through the present, compare founding leaders in education, evaluate legislation that made an impact on the early educational system, and predict changes to the future of the educational system.
  9. Lesson Plan: Who’s Protecting Our Children

    • Resource ID: 19886
    • Grade Range: 10, 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will learn how to advocate for students when they become teachers.  Students will understand the legal responsibilities of reporting child abuse, and investigate resources that protect and provide services for children in need.
  10. Lesson Plan: The Teen Years

    • Resource ID: 19914
    • Grade Range: 10, 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will summarize guidance techniques for adolescents.
  11. Lesson Plan: Rewards and Challenges Development in Late Adulthood

    • Resource ID: 19977
    • Grade Range: 10, 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will analyze the various development stages of adults ages 66 years and older.  
  12. Lesson Plan: A Look at Qualities of Effective Schools

    • Resource ID: 19780
    • Grade Range: 11, 12
    In this lesson, the student presents a technology application on effective schools, and explains the relationship between effective schools and students, faculty, and staff members.
  13. Lesson Plan: A Look at Theories - Part II

    • Resource ID: 19744
    • Grade Range: 10, 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will look at the theories that influence growth, development and behaviors throughout our lifetimes.
  14. Lesson Plan: Assessing What is Being Taught

    • Resource ID: 19748
    • Grade Range: 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will analyze the need and importance of assessing students' work and the various ways teachers can check for understanding in students.
  15. Lesson Plan: Can’t We All Just Get Along

    • Resource ID: 19749
    • Grade Range: 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will review steps to solving conflicts in different situations and brainstorm solutions to personal and workplace conflicts.
  16. Lesson Plan: Career Opportunities in Education and Training

    • Resource ID: 19751
    • Grade Range: 10, 11, 12
    In this lesson, the student will identify career opportunities in education and training and analyse levels of education and skills needed for various careers. They will also evaluate job values, interests, aptitudes, and skills needed for a successful career.
  17. Lesson Plan: Career Preparation, Teamwork, and Leadership Skills

    • Resource ID: 19753
    • Grade Range: 10, 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will demonstrate skills, characteristics, and responsibilities of effective team members and leaders. Students will also explain effective ways to secure and maintain a job, the related obligations, and the appropriate ways to end employment.
  18. Lesson Plan: Communicating With Parents

    • Resource ID: 19755
    • Grade Range: 12
    In this lesson, the students will demonstrate effective verbal and non-verbal communication. Students will understand how to communicate effectively with parents during parent conferences when discussing both positive and negative information.
  19. Lesson Plan: Core Characteristics and Abilities of an Effective Teacher

    • Resource ID: 19813
    • Grade Range: 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will explore and demonstrate personal characteristics needed by educators.
  20. Lesson Plan: Creating an Effective Learning Environment

    • Resource ID: 19814
    • Grade Range: 12
    In this lesson, students will learn to create and maintain an effective learning environment while practicing conflict management and mediation techniques.