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. Practicum in Local, State, and Federal Government/Extended Practicum in Local, State, and Federal Government

    • Grade Range: 11, 12
    Students in the Extended Practicum in Local, State, and Federal Government will concurrently learn advanced concepts of political science and government workings in the classroom setting and in the workplace. In addition, students will apply technical skills pertaining to government and public...
  3. Foreign Service and Diplomacy

    • Grade Range: 9, 10, 11, 12, Postsecondary
    Foreign Service and Diplomacy provides the opportunity for students to investigate the knowledge and skills necessary for careers in foreign service. The course includes law, history, media communication, and international relations associated with the diplomatic environment.
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  4. National Security

    • Grade Range: 9, 10, 11, 12, Postsecondary
    National Security introduces the students to the aspects of disaster management. The course includes engaging simulation exercises related to natural disasters, man-made disasters, and terroristic events using homeland security programs and National Incident Management System (NIMS) programs....
  5. Planning and Governance

    • Grade Range: 9, 10, 11, 12, Postsecondary
    Planning and Governance is a course offering students an opportunity to formulate plans and policies to meet social, economic, and physical needs of communities.
    This binder does not contain all lesson plans for this course. This content can be used with any textbook or...
  6. Political Science I

    • Grade Range: 9, 10, 11, 12, Postsecondary
    Political Science I introduces students to political theory through the study of governments; public policies; and political processes, systems, and behavior.
    This binder does not contain all lesson plans for this course. This content can be used with any textbook or...
  7. Political Science II

    • Grade Range: 9, 10, 11, 12, Postsecondary
    Political Science II uses a variety of learning methods and approaches to examine the processes, systems, and political dynamics of the United States and other nations. The dynamic component of this course includes current U.S. and world events.
    This binder does not...
  8. Practicum in Local, State, and Federal Government

    • Grade Range: 11, 12
    Students in the Practicum in Local, State, and Federal Government will concurrently learn advanced concepts of political science and government workings in the classroom setting and in the workplace. In addition, students will apply technical skills pertaining to government and public...
  9. Principles of Government and Public Administration

    • Grade Range: 9, 10, 11, 12, Postsecondary
    Principles of Government and Public Administration introduces students to foundations of governmental functions and career opportunities within the United States and abroad. Students will examine governmental documents such as the U.S. Constitution, current U.S. Supreme Court and federal court...
  10. Public Management and Administration

    • Grade Range: 9, 10, 11, 12, Postsecondary
    Public Management and Administration reviews actions and activities that governments and nonprofit administrations commonly use and that resemble private-sector management. Students will be introduced to management tools that maximize the effectiveness of different types and styles of...
  11. Revenue, Taxation, and Regulation

    • Grade Range: 9, 10, 11, 12, Postsecondary
    Revenue, Taxation, and Regulation provides an overview of law and investigative principles and follows agency procedures to examine evidence and ensure revenue compliance. In addition, students will learn to facilitate clear and positive communication with taxpayers and become familiar with data...
  12. Scope and Sequence: Public Management and Administration

    • Resource ID: 19399
    • Grade Range: 10, 11, 12
    CTE TEKS - Implemented 2017-2018, adopted in 2015
    Public Management and Administration course scope and sequence within the Government and Public Administration Career Cluster® summarizes the content to be taught, and one possible order for teaching the units of instruction. A brief...
  13. Scope and Sequence: National Security

    • Resource ID: 19401
    • Grade Range: 10, 11, 12
    CTE TEKS - Implemented 2017-2018, adopted in 2015
    National Security course scope and sequence within the Government and Public Administration Career Cluster® summarizes the content to be taught, and one possible order for teaching the units of instruction. A brief description of each...
  14. 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.
  15. 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.
  16. 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.
  17. 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.
  18. 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.
  19. 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.
  20. 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.