1. Introduction to Cosmetology

    • Grade Range: 9, 10, 11, 12, Postsecondary
    In Introduction to Cosmetology, students explore careers in the cosmetology industry. To prepare for success, students must have academic and technical knowledge and skills relative to the industry. Students may begin to earn hours toward state licensing requirements.
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  2. Lesson Plan: Cosmetology Careers and Communication

    • Resource ID: 20165
    • Grade Range: 10
    In this lesson, students will understand the objectives of the program, interpret rules and policies of Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation, and demonstrate ethical behaviors in the workplace.
  3. Lesson Plan: Safety and Sanitation Guidelines for Hospitality Services

    • Resource ID: 19972
    • Grade Range: 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will determine safety and sanitation requirements, and analyze solutions to minimize risks for both issues in the Hospitality Industry.
  4. Lesson Plan: Safety and Sanitation Guidelines for Hospitality and Tourism

    • Resource ID: 19974
    • Grade Range: 9, 10, 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will recognize and implement the basics of sanitation and security in the Hospitality and Tourism Industry.
  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: Needs, Wants, Values, and Goals - Making the Right Decisions

    • Resource ID: 20008
    • Grade Range: 9, 10, 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will identify the differences between their needs, wants, values, and goals. Students will also determine individual short- and long-term goals for personal and professional life as well as develop a personal plan to assist them in achieving their goals.
  7. 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.
  8. Lesson Plan: Money Matters - Making Cents of It All

    • Resource ID: 20014
    • Grade Range: 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will investigate the differences between major and minor financial decisions, compare sources and costs of credit, and understand how money management skills are important in everyday life.
  9. Lesson Plan: Mathematical Applications in Human Services

    • Resource ID: 20018
    • Grade Range: 11, 12
    In this Practicum in Human Services lesson, students will investigate mathematical applications as well as the application of current technology to manage numerical information in human services.
  10. Lesson Plan: Marketing Techniques for the Hospitality Industry

    • Resource ID: 20019
    • Grade Range: 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will identify marketing techniques businesses use to entice customers as well as design and create a promotional package for a hospitality business. Students will also analyze the Small Business Association’s Online Training Course for marketing, and calculate profits using...
  11. Lesson Plan: Marketing Fundamentals

    • Resource ID: 20021
    • Grade Range: 10, 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will explain the importance of a marketing plan, evaluate various marketing strategies, and create and design promotional items to sell products.
  12. 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.
  13. Lesson plan: Just Chill, Don’t Stress Out!

    • Resource ID: 20058
    • Grade Range: 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will identify societal perspectives related to mental health and explain the physiological effects of stress on aging.
  14. Lesson Plan: Introduction to Hotel Management

    • Resource ID: 20075
    • Grade Range: 10, 11, 12
    Students will recognize and explain the programs of study in the Hospitality and Tourism career cluster as well as the connection between Career and Technical Education (CTE), the Hospitality and Tourism career cluster, and Hotel Management.
  15. Lesson Plan: How to Effectively Communicate with Clients

    • Resource ID: 20093
    • Grade Range: 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will demonstrate effective verbal, nonverbal, written, and electronic communication skills. Students will also define the purpose of high-quality communication and distinguish techniques for defusing negative situations with clients.
  16. Lesson Plan: Communication and Telephone Strategies

    • Resource ID: 20095
    • Grade Range: 10, 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will analyze communication skills, and identify skills, techniques, and strategies for answering business telephones and taking messages.
  17. Lesson Plan: Hotel Marketing and Communication - The Cornerstones

    • Resource ID: 20098
    • Grade Range: 10, 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will explain the importance of a marketing plan and evaluate various marketing strategies. Students will also create promotional tools and demonstrate proper techniques for using telecommunication equipment.
  18. Lesson Plan: Hospitality Services Professional Customer Service

    • Resource ID: 20100
    • Grade Range: 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will identify and define common hospitality services vocabulary words used to enhance customer service, and demonstrate knowledge of the lesson’s vocabulary through an original skit.
  19. Lesson Plan: Guest Services – First Impressions

    • Resource ID: 20106
    • Grade Range: 10, 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will explain procedures to meet guest needs, including guest registration, rate assignment, room assignment, and determination of payment methods. Students will also discuss the importance of check-out procedures to ensure guest satisfaction and verify settlement of account...
  20. Lesson Plan: Get That Job! Résumés, Portfolios, and Interview Skills

    • Resource ID: 20108
    • Grade Range: 10, 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will create a career portfolio and personal résumé, and rehearse and role-play the interview process. In addition, students will identify self-responsibility and self-management skills, identify proper interview techniques, and analyze interview questions and appropriate...