1. Lesson Plan: Using Student Assessment Data

    • Resource ID: 19902
    • Grade Range: 12
    In this lesson, students will develop assessment strategies and apply those assessments to promote student growth and teacher improvement.
  2. Lesson Plan: Education of Students with Special Needs

    • Resource ID: 19926
    • Grade Range: 10, 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will investigate the development of children with special needs from newborn through age ten.  Students will apply strategies and modifications to curriculum that ensure students with special needs are successful in school.
  3. Lesson Plan: Accepted! College Selection and Admission

    • Resource ID: 20170
    • Grade Range: 12
    In this lesson, students will explore the teaching and training profession and update an assessment of their personal characteristics needed to work in the education profession.  Students will create/refine their career plan in preparation for a career in the field of education and/or training.
  4. Lesson plan: Education Multimedia Presentations - The Good, Bad, and Ugly

    • Resource ID: 20010
    • Grade Range: 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will create a multimedia presentation using their technology skills, that can be used in the educational setting.
  5. 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.  
  6. Lesson Plan: More Strategies, Tips, and Resources for Managing Your Classroom

    • Resource ID: 20011
    • Grade Range: 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will identify techniques, strategies, and resources for effective classroom management. Students will also recognize, describe, and implement the criteria for a positive learning environment through the use of activities and scenarios.
  7. Lesson Plan: Understanding Development in Middle Adulthood

    • Resource ID: 20030
    • Grade Range: 10, 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will analyze various theories relating to middle adults, including biological and cognitive development.
  8. Lesson Plan: Where Will We Go from Here?

    • Resource ID: 19888
    • Grade Range: 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will understand the history of education and the relationship between school and society.
  9. 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.  
  10. 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.
  11. 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.
  12. 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.
  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. 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.
  15. 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.  
  16. 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.
  17. 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.
  18. 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.
  19. 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.
  20. The Importance of Explaining Programs and Stating Specific Needs to Advisory Committees

    • Resource ID: 15719
    • Grade Range: 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12
    When conducting Career and Technical Education (CTE) advisory committee meetings, it is important to inform the members of the progress of the program and specifically state any program needs.