1. Lesson Plan: Setting Up shop

    • Resource ID: 11604
    • Grade Range: 10, 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will learn about setting up a virtual business. Students will design floor plans for their businesses, create a newsletter about virtual assistants, and create a Gantt scheduling chart.
  2. Lesson Plan: Research - Details of a Virtual Business Office

    • Resource ID: 11614
    • Grade Range: 10, 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will learn the steps required to set up an e-commerce business, research details pertaining to setting up a virtual business office, and evaluate and rate business websites.
  3. Lesson Plan: Client Communication

    • Resource ID: 11617
    • Grade Range: 10, 11, 12
    This lesson will demonstrate ways of communicating with clients, both locally and remotely, and how to successfully apply that knowledge to business-related communications.
  4. Lesson Plan: Accounting for Proprietorship

    • Resource ID: 11625
    • Grade Range: 10, 11, 12
    This lesson will teach students the fundamentals of accounting needed to make the necessary financial decisions for running a successful virtual business.
  5. Lesson Plan: Online Niche Marketing

    • Resource ID: 11612
    • Grade Range: 10, 11, 12
    In this lesson, the students will explain how to use niche marketing to gain a competitive advantage in the marketplace.
  6. Lesson Plan: Fees and Prices (Research and Setting)

    • Resource ID: 11619
    • Grade Range: 10, 11, 12
    This lesson will show how to research pricing and billing practices for a virtual business and then appropriately set fees.
  7. Lesson Plan: Fundamental Bookkeeping Skills Part 2

    • Resource ID: 11627
    • Grade Range: 10, 11, 12
    In this lesson students will learn about bookkeeping skills necessary for a virtual business office. Students will consider how business activities affect accounting equation, complete accounting equations and a chart of accounts. 
  8. Virtual Business

    • Grade Range: 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, Postsecondary
    Virtual Business is designed for students to start a virtual business by creating a web presence, conducting online and off-line marketing, examining contracts appropriate for an online business, and demonstrating project-management skills. Students will also demonstrate book-keeping skills for...
  9. Lesson Plan: Building Teamwork - Food Truck Design Project

    • Resource ID: 19764
    • Grade Range: 9, 10, 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will be provided with opportunities to explore and practice team building skills during the planning, development and presentation of a Food Truck Project using recycled items. Students will be able to make decisions regarding the name, type of food and a marketing slogan...
  10. Lesson Plan: 21st Century Employability Skills

    • Resource ID: 19757
    • Grade Range: 9, 10, 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will be introduced to skills needed for today’s job market and prepare them to enter the competitive workforce successfully.
  11. Lesson Plan: Adventures in Travel – Planning a Texas Vacation

    • Resource ID: 19758
    • Grade Range: 9, 10, 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will explore local and regional tourism in their area, and develop a cost-effective Texas travel itinerary for various scenarios.
  12. Lesson Plan: Customer Service – The Cornerstone of Restaurant Operations

    • Resource ID: 19815
    • Grade Range: 9, 10, 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will outline solutions and improvements to services that impact the customer.
  13. Lesson Plan: Dining Experiences in Hospitality

    • Resource ID: 19816
    • Grade Range: 9, 10, 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will analyze elements of a dining experience and design a multi-media presentation of the same.
  14. Lesson Plan: End of Course Project Options – Hospitality Services

    • Resource ID: 19827
    • Grade Range: 9, 10, 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will review all TEKS for Hospitality and Tourism, then research and develop a project proposal and presentation. Student projects and presentations will be based on selected course TEKS.
  15. Lesson Plan: End of Course Project Options – Hotel Management

    • Resource ID: 19828
    • Grade Range: 9, 10, 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will review all TEKS for Hotel Management, then research and develop a project proposal and presentation. Student projects and presentations will be based on selected course TEKS.
  16. Lesson Plan: End of Course Project Options – Principles of Hospitality and Tourism

    • Resource ID: 19837
    • Grade Range: 9, 10, 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will review all TEKS for Principles of Hospitality and Tourism, then research and develop a project proposal and presentation. Student projects and presentations will be based on selected course TEKS.
  17. Lesson Plan: Exploring Careers in Hospitality and Tourism

    • Resource ID: 19841
    • Grade Range: 9, 10, 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will explore careers in the hospitality and tourism industry and research skills, education, abilities, and work activities for a specific career.
  18. 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. 
  19. Lesson Plan: Travel and Tourism Industry

    • Resource ID: 19928
    • Grade Range: 9, 10, 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will differentiate between the hospitality industry and the tourism industry. Learning about each industry's unique functions, students will have a deeper understanding and a better perspective on choosing their career path.
  20. Lesson Plan: Managing Career and Family in Travel and Tourism

    • Resource ID: 19930
    • Grade Range: 9, 10, 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will identify and analyze the demands of employment in the travel and tourism industry.  Students will participate in activities to create balance in life between work and personal time.