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. Introduction to Welding

    • Grade Range: 9, 10, 11, 12, Postsecondary
    Introduction to Welding will introduce welding technology with an emphasis on basic welding laboratory principles and operating procedures. Students will be introduced to the three basic welding processes. Topics include: industrial safety and health practices, hand tool and power machine use,...
  3. Principles of Manufacturing

    • Grade Range: 9, 10, 11, 12
    In Principles of Manufacturing, students are introduced to knowledge and skills used in the proper application of principles of manufacturing. The study of manufacturing technology allows students to reinforce, apply, and transfer academic knowledge and skills to a variety of interesting and...
  4. Welding I

    • Grade Range: 9, 10, 11, 12, Postsecondary
    Welding I provides the knowledge, skills, and technologies required for employment in metal technology systems. Students will develop knowledge and skills related to this system and apply them to personal career development. This course supports integration of academic and technical knowledge...
  5. Manufacturing Engineering Technology II

    • Grade Range: 9, 10, 11, 12, Postsecondary
    In Manufacturing Engineering Technology II, students will gain knowledge and skills in the application, design, production, and assessment of...
  6. Lesson Plan: Mass Production in Manufacturing

    • Resource ID: 14105
    • Grade Range: 9, 10, 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will learn the impact of mass production in increasing the efficiency of manufacturing. The students will be able to create a paper towel holder using mass production techniques.
  7. Lesson Plan: Manufacturing - Welding Basic Lines and Views

    • Resource ID: 14116
    • Grade Range: 9, 10, 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will demonstrate knowledge of welding sketches and identify types of welds such as fillet, groove, spot, plug, and flanged.
  8. Lesson Plan: Manufacturing - Filling the Gap

    • Resource ID: 14131
    • Grade Range: 10, 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will demonstrate their ability to fill the end of a 1 inch piece of square tubing. It is critical that students are able to fill gaps with an arc weld. 
  9. Lesson Plan: Fluxed Core Arc Welding (FCAW)

    • Resource ID: 14135
    • Grade Range: 10, 11, 12
    It is critical that students are able to demonstrate the proper processes to use in Fluxed Core Arc Welding (FCAW). In this lesson, students will learn the methods used in Fluxed Core Arc Welding.
  10. Lesson Plan: Basic Metals in Welding

    • Resource ID: 14118
    • Grade Range: 10, 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will identify commonly used terms associated with metals, types of metals, and shapes of metals. In groups, students will conduct a Spark Test to sample different metals. 
  11. Lesson Plan: Welding Box Project

    • Resource ID: 14127
    • Grade Range: 10, 11, 12
    It is critical that students are able to demonstrate welding skills necessary to complete a project independently. In this lesson, students will construct a 5x3 divided metal box.
  12. Lesson Plan: Using a Ruler

    • Resource ID: 14163
    • Grade Range: 10, 11, 12
    Through this lesson, students will be able to read and use a ruler to conduct work pertaining to welding.
  13. Lesson Plan: Success in the Welding Shop

    • Resource ID: 14159
    • Grade Range: 10, 11, 12
    In this lesson, the student will be able to successfully participate in a welding shop environment and interview for a position in a shop.
  14. Lesson Plan: Hydraulic and Pneumatic Systems

    • Resource ID: 14008
    • Grade Range: 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will learn the principles of hydraulic and pneumatic systems in a manufacturing process.
  15. Lesson Plan: Basic Angles in Welding

    • Resource ID: 14114
    • Grade Range: 10, 11, 12
    This lesson helps students to get acquainted with instructions to build correct angles for various welding projects.