1. Human Growth and Development

    • Grade Range: 9, 10, 11, 12, Postsecondary
    Human Growth and Development is an examination of human development across the lifespan with emphasis on research, theoretical perspectives, and common physical, cognitive, emotional, and social developmental milestones. The course covers material that is generally taught in a postsecondary, one...
  2. Instructional Practices

    • Grade Range: 9, 10, 11, 12, Postsecondary
    Instructional Practices is a field-based (practicum) internship that provides students with background knowledge of child and adolescent development as well as principles of effective teaching and training practices. Students work under the joint direction and supervision of both a teacher with...
  3. Practicum in Education and Training

    • Grade Range: 11, 12
    Practicum in Education and Training is a field-based internship that provides students background knowledge of child and adolescent development principles as well as principles of effective teaching and training practices. Students in the course work under the joint direction and supervision of...
  4. Lesson Plan: Career Opportunities in Education and Training

    • Resource ID: 19751
    • Grade Range: 10, 11, 12
    In this lesson, the student will identify career opportunities in education and training and analyse levels of education and skills needed for various careers. They will also evaluate job values, interests, aptitudes, and skills needed for a successful career.
  5. Lesson Plan: Career Preparation, Teamwork, and Leadership Skills

    • Resource ID: 19753
    • Grade Range: 10, 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will demonstrate skills, characteristics, and responsibilities of effective team members and leaders. Students will also explain effective ways to secure and maintain a job, the related obligations, and the appropriate ways to end employment.
  6. Lesson Plan: End of Course Project Options

    • Resource ID: 19820
    • Grade Range: 10, 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will review all TEKS for Human Growth and Development, then research and develop a project proposal and presentation. Student projects and presentations will be based on selected course TEKS.
  7. Lesson Plan: Stories, Stories, and More Stories

    • Resource ID: 19946
    • Grade Range: 10, 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will understand the theories of moral human development.
  8. Lesson Plan: A Look at Qualities of Effective Schools

    • Resource ID: 19780
    • Grade Range: 11, 12
    In this lesson, the student presents a technology application on effective schools, and explains the relationship between effective schools and students, faculty, and staff members.
  9. Lesson Plan: A Look at Theories - Part II

    • Resource ID: 19744
    • Grade Range: 10, 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will look at the theories that influence growth, development and behaviors throughout our lifetimes.
  10. Lesson Plan: A Look at Theories - Part I

    • Resource ID: 19746
    • Grade Range: 10, 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will look at the theories that influence growth, development and behaviors in infants and young children.
  11. Lesson Plan: Can’t We All Just Get Along

    • Resource ID: 19749
    • Grade Range: 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will review steps to solving conflicts in different situations and brainstorm solutions to personal and workplace conflicts.
  12. Lesson Plan: Core Characteristics and Abilities of an Effective Teacher

    • Resource ID: 19813
    • Grade Range: 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will explore and demonstrate personal characteristics needed by educators.
  13. Lesson Plan: Educational Support Staff Partners in Creating a Strong Learning Community

    • Resource ID: 19818
    • Grade Range: 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will investigate careers within educational instructional-support staff, interview and job shadow a current education support services professional and hold/participate in a local exploring professional support services careers competition.
  14. Lesson Plan: End of Course Project Options – Instructional Practices in Education and Training

    • Resource ID: 19821
    • Grade Range: 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will review all TEKS for Instructional Practices in Education and Training, then research and develop a project proposal and presentation. Student projects and presentations will be based on selected course TEKS.
  15. Lesson Plan: Ethical Standards for Educators

    • Resource ID: 19834
    • Grade Range: 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will differentiate between laws and ethics. They will also analyze the relation between educators and ethics.
  16. Lesson Plan: How Did You Learn That?

    • Resource ID: 19863
    • Grade Range: 11, 12
    In this lesson students will identify, describe and use strategies to determine individual learning styles. Students will also differentiate and record examples of various strategies teachers use to meet the needs of students.
  17. Lesson Plan: How to Teach Texas Style

    • Resource ID: 19865
    • Grade Range: 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will know the role of the TEKS as a guide, in planning and evaluating instruction for Texas teachers.
  18. Lesson Plan: Infants and Babies and Toddlers! Oh, My!

    • Resource ID: 19866
    • Grade Range: 10, 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will understand the infant to toddler domains of development, temperament traits and how they affect behavior, and develop a safety checklist for household items.
  19. Lesson Plan: Introductory Lesson Instructional Practices in Education and Training

    • Resource ID: 19868
    • Grade Range: 11, 12
    In this lesson, the student explores the knowledge and skills needed by teaching and training professionals and plans and develops effective instruction.
  20. Lesson Plan: Who’s Protecting Our Children

    • Resource ID: 19886
    • Grade Range: 10, 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will learn how to advocate for students when they become teachers.  Students will understand the legal responsibilities of reporting child abuse, and investigate resources that protect and provide services for children in need.