1. Lesson Plan: Ethical Basis for Laws

    • Resource ID: 11380
    • Grade Range: 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will learn how ethics are reflected in our laws and the importance of ethics in running a business sustainably.
  2. Lesson Plan: Internet and Constitutional Rights

    • Resource ID: 11384
    • Grade Range: 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will learn to better understand the jurisdiction and constitutional issues that arises with Internet usage.
  3. Lesson Plan: Law and Legal Systems

    • Resource ID: 11386
    • Grade Range: 11, 12
    In this lesson, students explain the growth of law, the difference between common law and positive law, and identify the origin of the US legal system. Students will also have the opportunity to learn from the mural project.
  4. Lesson Plan: Types of Laws

    • Resource ID: 11388
    • Grade Range: 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will learn about and compare different types of laws that are relevant to the field of Business.
  5. Lesson Plan: Creation of Offers

    • Resource ID: 11390
    • Grade Range: 11, 12
    This lesson helps students distinguish between a legal and illegal contract in today's business environment.
  6. Lesson Plan: Types of Consideration

    • Resource ID: 11400
    • Grade Range: 11, 12
    In this lesson students will learn about consideration, the difference between a gift and a binding promise, and what a contractual promise entails. Class discussion and scenario practice are included. 
  7. Lesson Plan: What is required of an Acceptance

    • Resource ID: 11402
    • Grade Range: 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will learn about the acceptance and will be able to explain requirements of an effective acceptance. Students will also compare bilateral and unilateral agreements.
  8. Lesson Plan: When Consideration is Not Required

    • Resource ID: 11404
    • Grade Range: 11, 12
    This lesson will demonstrate some case scenarios where consideration is not necessary for an agreement, as well as the purpose of promissory estoppel.
  9. Business Law

    • Grade Range: 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, Postsecondary
    Business Law is designed for students to analyze various aspects of the legal environment, including ethics, the judicial system, contracts, personal property, sales, negotiable instruments, agency and employment, business organization, risk management, and real property.
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  10. 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.  
  11. 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.
  12. 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.
  13. 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.
  14. 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. 
  15. 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.
  16. 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.  
  17. 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.
  18. 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.
  19. 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.
  20. 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.