1. 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...
  2. Skills USA Texas

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

    • Resource ID: CTSO - TSA
    • Grade Range: 9, 10, 11, 12
    CTSO - TSA
  4. 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...
  5. 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...
  6. O*NET

    • Resource ID: Coun-ONET
    • Grade Range: 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, Postsecondary
    ONET website
  7. Lesson Plan: Introduction to Audio Recording

    • Resource ID: 13036
    • Grade Range: 9, 10, 11, 12
    This lesson introduces students to audio recording. With the use of a sound recording program, the student will be able to produce an appropriate .wav file to the satisfaction of the instructor.
  8. Lesson Plan: Video Transfer

    • Resource ID: 13040
    • Grade Range: 9, 10, 11, 12
    This lesson introduces students to transferring videos from their equipment to the computer. Students will have the opportunity to practice transferring videos on their own. 
  9. 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.
  10. Lesson Plan: Copyright

    • Resource ID: 13071
    • Grade Range: 9, 10
    In this lesson, students will be introduced to the concept of copyright. Students will have the opportunity to create a presentation to apply the concepts of copyright and intellectual property rights.
  11. 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. 
  12. Lesson Plan: Design Principles

    • Resource ID: 13115
    • Grade Range: 9, 10
    This lesson explores design principles for publishing. Through a project, students will practice applying these design principles to a desktop publishing document while working with various font types. 
  13. 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. 
  14. Information Technology PSA

    • Resource ID: PSA09
    • Grade Range: 9, 10, 11, 12, Postsecondary
    The following public service announcements have been written and produced for the Information Technology cluster specifically.
  15. Scope and Sequence: Principles of Information Technology

    • Resource ID: 19456
    • Grade Range: 9, 10
    CTE TEKS - Implemented 2017-2018, adopted in 2015
    Principles of Information Technology course scope and sequence within the Information Technology Career Cluster® summarizes the content to be taught, and one possible order for teaching the units of instruction. A brief description of...
  16. Lesson Plan: Writing a Movie Script

    • Resource ID: 13016
    • Grade Range: 9, 10, 11, 12
    This lesson introduces students to the components involved in writing movie scripts. Students will have the opportunity in groups to create their own movie scripts. 
  17. Lesson Plan: Exporting Video Files

    • Resource ID: 13043
    • Grade Range: 9, 10, 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will learn how to export a video in various formats. They will have the opportunity  to practice exporting various videos. 
  18. Lesson Plan: Video Production

    • Resource ID: 13061
    • Grade Range: 9, 10, 11, 12
    In this lesson, students learn the components of video production. Students will have the opportunity to create storyboards as well as create a video presentation to teach the public about the components of video production.
  19. Lesson Plan: Resume Writing - IT

    • Resource ID: 13064
    • Grade Range: 9, 10
    This lesson explores the importance of and the components of resumes. Students will evaluate their existing resumes and create a new personal resume.
  20. 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.