1. New Teacher Checklist

    • Resource ID: TeacherChecklist
    • Grade Range: 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12
    This checklist is designed to guide a new Career and Technical Education (CTE) teacher as the teacher plans for a successful school year. It is a general list of activities that a new teacher might need to plan for and be aware of. This list is not intended to be an all-inclusive or required...
  2. CTE Acronym/Terms

    • Resource ID: Ressource Terms
    • Grade Range: 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12
    The purpose of this document is to provide a list of common terms used in Career and Technical Education (CTE) education. Several new CTE teachers come from industry into the classroom, and may not yet be familiar with terms used in CTE classroom or laboratory settings. While this document is...
  3. Skills USA Texas

    • Resource ID: CTSO-Skills USA
    • Grade Range: 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12
    CTSO Skills USA Texas
  4. Technology Student Association

    • Resource ID: CTSO - TSA
    • Grade Range: 9, 10, 11, 12
    CTSO - TSA
  5. O*NET

    • Resource ID: Coun-ONET
    • Grade Range: 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, Postsecondary
    ONET website
  6. MYFUTURE.COM

    • Resource ID: Coun-MFDC
    • Grade Range: 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, Postsecondary
    College, career, military exploration site
  7. Lesson Plan: Keyboards, Mice, and Other Input Devices

    • Resource ID: 13073
    • Grade Range: 9, 10
    This lesson introduces students to various input devices. Students will be able to practice connecting input devices to computers and explore their functions.
  8. Networking

    • Grade Range: 9, 10, 11, 12, Postsecondary
    In Networking, students will develop knowledge of the concepts and skills related to data networking technologies and practices to apply them to personal or career development. To prepare for success, students will have opportunities to reinforce, apply, and transfer knowledge and skills to a...
  9. Digital Media

    • Grade Range: 9, 10, 11, 12, Postsecondary
    In Digital Media, students will analyze and assess current and emerging technologies, while designing and creating multimedia projects that address customer needs and resolve a problem. Students will implement personal and interpersonal skills to prepare for a rapidly evolving workplace...
  10. Computer Programming I

    • Grade Range: 9, 10, 11, 12, Postsecondary
    In Computer Programming I, students will acquire knowledge of structured programming techniques and concepts appropriate to developing executable programs and creating appropriate documentation. Students will analyze the social responsibility of business and industry regarding the significant...
  11. Principles of Information Technology

    • Grade Range: 9, 10
    In Principles of Information Technology, students will develop computer literacy skills to adapt to emerging technologies used in the global marketplace. Students will implement personal and interpersonal skills to prepare for a rapidly evolving workplace environment. Students will enhance...
  12. Web Technologies

    • Grade Range: 9, 10, 11, 12, Postsecondary
    In Web Technologies, students will learn to make informed decisions and apply the decisions to the field of IT. Students will implement personal and interpersonal skills to prepare for a rapidly evolving workplace environment. The knowledge and skills acquired and practiced will enable students...
  13. Networking Lab

    • Grade Range: 9, 10, 11, 12, Postsecondary
    In Networking Lab, students will develop knowledge of the concepts and skills related to telecommunications and data networking technologies and practices to apply them to personal or career development. To prepare for success, students must have opportunities to reinforce, apply, and transfer...
  14. Computer Maintenance

    • Grade Range: 9, 10, 11, 12, Postsecondary
    In Computer Maintenance, students will acquire knowledge of computer maintenance and creating appropriate documentation. Students will analyze the social responsibility of business and industry regarding the significant issues relating to the environment, ethics, health, safety, and diversity in...
  15. Computer Maintenance Lab

    • Grade Range: 9, 10, 11, 12, Postsecondary
    In Computer Maintenance Lab, students will acquire knowledge of computer maintenance and creating appropriate documentation. Students will analyze the social responsibility of business and industry regarding the significant issues relating to the environment, ethics, health, safety, and...
  16. Computer Programming II

    • Grade Range: 9, 10, 11, 12, Postsecondary
    In Computer Programming II, students will expand their knowledge and skills in structured programming techniques and concepts by addressing more complex problems and developing comprehensive programming solutions. Students will analyze the social responsibility of business and industry regarding...
  17. Lesson Plan: Basic Internet Functions

    • Resource ID: 13086
    • Grade Range: 9, 10
    This lesson introduces students to the basics of the internet. Students will have the opportunity to apply the skills they learn to use specific searches to find information. 
  18. Lesson Plan: Using Text Effects

    • Resource ID: 13118
    • Grade Range: 9, 10
    This lesson introduces students to the concept of  using text effects.  Students will have the opportunity to practice using various text effects from fonts, colors, size, text art, etc. 
  19. Lesson Plan: Introduction to Basic Webpage Design

    • Resource ID: 13124
    • Grade Range: 9, 10
    This lesson is an introduction to basic webpage design. Students will create a webpage planner and apply design principles to design a personal web page.
  20. Lesson Plan: Investigating IT Employment Opportunities

    • Resource ID: 13066
    • Grade Range: 9, 10
    This lesson focuses on IT employment opportunities. Students will research the different types of IT careers and explore their own personal qualities that qualify them for employment in IT. Download the resource by selecting it from the related items section below.