1. 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,...
  2. Lesson Plan: Types of Government Systems

    • Resource ID: 12130
    • Grade Range: 10, 11, 12
    In this lesson, students describe different types of government and where those forms of government are practiced.
  3. Lesson Plan: International Trade Policies and the Economy

    • Resource ID: 12146
    • Grade Range: 10, 11, 12
    In this lesson, students explain the effects of international trade on US economic policy.
  4. Lesson Plan: Introduction to Political Science

    • Resource ID: 12122
    • Grade Range: 10, 11, 12
    In this lesson, students get an introduction to Political Science and compare the current, classic, and contemporary political theories.
  5. Lesson Plan: Formation of Government Throughout History

    • Resource ID: 12132
    • Grade Range: 10, 11, 12
    In this lesson, students compare government systems and examine the impact of different systems on world events.
  6. Lesson Plan: Political Ideology

    • Resource ID: 12134
    • Grade Range: 10, 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will be able to identify the foundations of each political ideology and differentiate between the liberal and conservative political ideologies in American society.
  7. Lesson Plan: Media and Politics

    • Resource ID: 12150
    • Grade Range: 10, 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will explore the importance and the relationship between the media and the government.
  8. Lesson Plan: Structure and Function of the Judicial Branch

    • Resource ID: 12184
    • Grade Range: 9, 10, 11
    This lesson introduces students to the functions of each type of court system according to the constitution. This knowledge is essential to making informed decisions about government and government careers.
  9. Lesson Plan: Classical Political Theorists

    • Resource ID: 12126
    • Grade Range: 10, 11, 12
    This lesson, encourages students to discuss why theories are important to the study of political science, and draw conclusions about the classic political theorists like Plato, Aristotle, Cicero, Machiavelli, Confucius, Hobbes, Locke, Hegel, and Marx etc.
  10. Lesson Plan: Public Opinion

    • Resource ID: 12148
    • Grade Range: 10, 11, 12
    In this lesson, student will learn to analyze and measure public opinion, as well as its influence on politicians, public policy and perceptions, that is essential for successful career in government and public administration.
  11. Lesson Plan: Managing a Political Campaign

    • Resource ID: 12164
    • Grade Range: 10, 11, 12
    In this lesson, students learn about managing a political campaign and how it affects the electoral process in the United States.
  12. Lesson Plan: Creation of the Two Party System

    • Resource ID: 12156
    • Grade Range: 10, 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will explore the benefits and drawbacks of the United States having a two party system and how that system was originally established.
  13. Lesson Plan: Federalism Part 3

    • Resource ID: 12192
    • Grade Range: 9, 10, 11
    In this lesson students will compare and contrast the Texas government to the federal government.
  14. Lesson Plan: Political Expression

    • Resource ID: 12171
    • Grade Range: 10, 11, 12
    In this lesson, students learn about the importance of political expression and it's role in a democratic society.
  15. Lesson Plan: Role of U.S. Diplomats

    • Resource ID: 12173
    • Grade Range: 10, 11, 12
    In this lesson, students explore diplomacy for international relations. Students are also introduced to the roles and responsibilities of US Diplomats.
  16. Lesson Plan: Teamwork and Leadership

    • Resource ID: 12103
    • Grade Range: 11, 12
    In this lesson, students demonstrate collaboration through teamwork. As teamwork and leadership skills are important for helping workers in Government and Public Administration be more productive, communicate better, and achieve common goals.
  17. Lesson Plan: Ethical Basis for Law

    • Resource ID: 12099
    • Grade Range: 11, 12
    In this lesson, students define ethics, compare and contrast consequence-based ethics with rule-based ethics. Students also discuss ways in which ethics are reflected in laws.
  18. Lesson Plan: Professional Writing and Research Skills

    • Resource ID: 12105
    • Grade Range: 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will learn to research, prepare a formal report and present their research findings. The lesson also has activities that introduce students to Citation Skills.
  19. Lesson Plan: Training Station Orientation - Capstone Project

    • Resource ID: 12107
    • Grade Range: 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will research and identify the essential knowledge for demonstrating competency in the workplace.
  20. Lesson Plan: Practicum in Local, State, and Federal Government

    • Resource ID: 12119
    • Grade Range: 11, 12
    In this lesson students are provided an outline to create scholarship applications and relevant essays, applying organizational skills.