1. Lesson Plan: Making Resumes

    • Resource ID: 6654
    • Grade Range: 7, 8
    This introductory lesson for Career Preparation I in the Career Development cluster is a general lesson in developing a resume.  This lesson can be used for the Career Preparation course or for any CTE course to help students develop this important skill.  
  2. Scope and Sequence: College and Career Readiness

    • Resource ID: 19536
    • Grade Range: 7, 8
    CTE TEKS - Implemented 2017-2018, adopted in 2015
    College and Career Readiness course scope and sequence within the career Career Cluster® summarizes the content to be taught, and one possible order for teaching the units of instruction. A brief description of each unit and the...
  3. Lesson Plan: Identity Theft and Credit Safety

    • Resource ID: 20034
    • Grade Range: 7, 8
    In this lesson, students will demonstrate an understanding of financial management and discuss the impact of identify theft on credit.
  4. Lesson Plan: Credit Scores and Your Financial Future

    • Resource ID: 20035
    • Grade Range: 7, 8
    In this lesson, students will understand and determine actions to obtain and keep good credit scores. Students will apply these skills to their financial future.
  5. Lesson Plan: Success in Professional Careers

    • Resource ID: 20040
    • Grade Range: 7, 8
    In this lesson, students will describe characteristics required for personal and professional success.
  6. Lesson Plan: Where Do I Fit In?

    • Resource ID: 20042
    • Grade Range: 7, 8
    In this lesson, students will demonstrate decision-making skills related to school and community issues, programs of study, and college and career planning.
  7. Lesson Plan: It's My Life

    • Resource ID: 20043
    • Grade Range: 7, 8
    In this lesson, students will demonstrate decision-making skills related to school and community issues, programs of study, and college and career planning.
  8. College and Career Readiness

    • Grade Range: 7, 8
    The career development process is unique to every person and evolves throughout one's life. Students will use decision-making and problem-solving skills for college and career planning. Students will explore valid, reliable educational and career information to learn more about themselves...
  9. AG Explorer

    • Resource ID: AG-G-001
    • Grade Range: 9, 10, 11, 12
    National FFA and Discovery Education have joined forces to create a robust, comprehensive career resource to help you explore the broad range of careers within the industry of agriculture. AG explorer will help you find your agriculture career.
  10. Roadtrip Nation

    • Resource ID: Coun-RoadtripNation
    • Grade Range: 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, Postsecondary
    These stories form the basis of our career exploration products—including an educational curriculum, personalized online tools, video content, bestselling books, and live events.
  11. Texas Genuine

    • Resource ID: Coun-TexasGenuine
    • Grade Range: 9, 10, 11, 12
    Explore career fields and the college programs that get you there!
  12. Texas Career Check

    • Resource ID: Coun-TxCareerCheck
    • Grade Range: 9, 10, 11, 12, Postsecondary
    Texas Career Check is brought to you by The Labor Market & Career Information (LMCI) Department of the Texas Workforce Commission.
  13. Texas Reality Check

    • Resource ID: Coun-reality
    • Grade Range: 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, Postsecondary
    It's difficult to predict the future, but it's never too early to start planning for it. Texas Reality Check will show you how much your living expenses will cost, and the amount of money you will need to earn to pay for them. 
  14. Texas Crews

    • Resource ID: Coun-Crews
    • Grade Range: 9, 10, 11, 12, Postsecondary
    The Texas Consumer Resource for Education and Workforce Statistics (Texas CREWS) is an interactive dashboard tool providing comparative information about Texas public 2-year and 4-year postsecondary institutions.
  15. ApplyTexas

    • Resource ID: Coun-ApplyTx
    • Grade Range: 9, 10, 11, 12, Postsecondary
    Many schools, one application
  16. 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.  
  17. 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.
  18. 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.
  19. 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.
  20. 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.