1. 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.
  2. 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.
  3. Lesson Plan: Careers in Department of Transportation

    • Resource ID: 7430
    • Grade Range: 9, 10, 11, 12
    This lesson focuses on expanding student's knowledge and interest in transportation-related careers and, specifically, learning more about Department of Transportation (DOT) careers.
  4. Lesson Plan: GIS and GPS in Transportation, Distribution & Logistics

    • Resource ID: 7466
    • Grade Range: 9, 10, 11, 12
    In this lesson, students learn about the common practices used in the transportation industry including the application of GIS and GPS.
  5. Lesson Plan: Materials, Handling, and Shipping

    • Resource ID: 7469
    • Grade Range: 9, 10, 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will define terms associated with the distribution and logistics industries, discuss handling practices for goods and materials, and discuss material handling, storage, and shipping methods.
  6. Lesson Plan: Personal and Occupational Safety Lesson

    • Resource ID: 7434
    • Grade Range: 9, 10, 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will learn and then demonstrate their knowledge of personal and occupational health and safety.
  7. Lesson Plan: Ethical Conduct

    • Resource ID: 7438
    • Grade Range: 9, 10, 11, 12
    This lesson allows students to reinforce, apply and transfer their academic knowledge to a variety of ethical problems and settings in combination with relevant activities.
  8. Lesson Plan: Scope of Transportation Distribution and Logistics Industry

    • Resource ID: 7453
    • Grade Range: 9, 10, 11, 12
    This lesson, allows students to develop knowledge and skills regarding career and educational opportunities, personal development, globalization, industry standards, details, practices, and expectations.
  9. Lesson Plan: Potential Future Scenarios for TDL

    • Resource ID: 7460
    • Grade Range: 9, 10, 11, 12
    Allows students to develop knowledge and skills regarding career and educational opportunities, personal development, globalization, industry standards, details, practices, and expectations.
  10. 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.  
  11. 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.
  12. 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.
  13. 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.
  14. 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. 
  15. 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.
  16. 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.  
  17. 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.
  18. 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.
  19. 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.
  20. 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.