1. ESC WDA Crosswalk

    • Resource ID: ESC_WDA_CW
    • Grade Range: N/A
    This document is the Education Service Center (ESC) Workforce Development Area (WDA) Crosswalk.
  2. Aging and Dementia

    • Resource ID: Aging-Dementia
    • Grade Range: 9, 10, 11, 12
    A Snapshot on Aging and Dementia Instructor’s Manual, student manual, and slide deck. The instructor manual has been reviewed by the Alzheimer’s Association® and meets the Alzheimer’s Association Dementia Care Practice Recommendations in the following topics:
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  3. Lesson Plan: Infants and Babies and Toddlers! Oh, My!

    • Resource ID: 19866
    • Grade Range: 10, 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will understand the infant to toddler domains of development, temperament traits and how they affect behavior, and develop a safety checklist for household items.
  4. Instructional Practices Unit Plan 2

    • Resource ID: 24983
    • Grade Range: 11, 12
    In this unit, students will create accurate timelines of historical moments, events, and policies that have affected and/or are affecting the U.S. educational system, and view, analyze, and discuss the timeline moments, events, and policies from the perspectives of language, gender, socioeconomic,...
  5. Instructional Practices Unit Plan 1

    • Resource ID: 24982
    • Grade Range: 11, 12
    In this unit, students will investigate the characteristics, knowledge, and skills necessary for success in teaching and training as well as postsecondary options in an area of personal interest.
  6. Instructional Practices Unit Plan 4

    • Resource ID: 24985
    • Grade Range: 11, 12
    In this Unit, students will research, compare, and present principles and theories of human development and the learning process, and present how to actively apply theories of human development and the learning process to specific teaching and training situations.
  7. Instructional Practices Unit Plan 7

    • Resource ID: 24988
    • Grade Range: 11, 12
    In this Unit, students will research, compare, and present classroom management techniques and explain effective classroom seating arrangements for various grades and activities.
  8. Instructional Practices Unit Plan 6

    • Resource ID: 24987
    • Grade Range: 11, 12
    In this Unit, students will analyze and explain samples of assessment data and describe the role of assessment in the learning process.
  9. Instructional Practices Unit Plan 5

    • Resource ID: 24986
    • Grade Range: 11, 12
    In this Unit, students will research, compare, and present principles and theories that influence and impact instructional planning, and create developmentally appropriate learning objectives for a backward design unit plan as well as a lesson plan that includes TEKS and appropriate current and/or...
  10. Instructional Practices Unit Plan 11

    • Resource ID: 24992
    • Grade Range: 11, 12
    In this Unit, students will first research and discuss roles and expectations for successful Project-Based Learning (PBL), then research and discuss how Project-Based Learning (PBL) and Place-Based Education (PBE) could be combined in a service learning project.
  11. Instructional Practices Unit Plan 10

    • Resource ID: 24991
    • Grade Range: 11, 12
    In this Unit, students will identify, examine, and compare qualities of effective schools from various lenses, from the micro to the macro, starting with the point of view of an individual student.
  12. Instructional Practices Unit Plan 3

    • Resource ID: 24984
    • Grade Range: 11
    In this Unit, students will research, identify, describe, and actively apply learning theories and educational philosophies such as Behaviorism, Gardner’s Multiple Intelligences, Learning Styles, Place-Based Education (PBE), Motivational Theory, and Constructivism to specific teaching or training...
  13. Instructional Practices Unit Plan 12

    • Resource ID: 25145
    • Grade Range: 11, 12
    In this Unit, students will build, reflect upon, and present a professional teaching portfolio that includes a polished resume, lesson plans, documentation of field-based experiences, a philosophy of education statement, and a service learning log of work completed during this course.
  14. Instructional Practices Unit Plan 9

    • Resource ID: 24990
    • Grade Range: 11, 12
    In this unit, students will look through diverse lenses and perspectives at the relationship between school and society. Students will also research and review the historical relationship between school and society.
  15. Instructional Practices Unit Plan 8

    • Resource ID: 24989
    • Grade Range: 11, 12
    In this Unit, students will read, discuss, and analyze the Texas Educators' Code of Ethics, and model/role play teacher and trainer characteristics that promote professional and ethical conduct.
  16. Practicum in Education and Training Unit Plan 1

    • Resource ID: 24932
    • Grade Range: 11, 12
    Students will explore course opportunities, requirements, and expectations as well as discuss effective work practices and strategies for successful course completion in this introduction to the course.
  17. Practicum in Education and Training Unit Plan 2

    • Resource ID: 24933
    • Grade Range: 11, 12
    In this Unit, students will evaluate and explain responsibilities of working in the teaching and training profession as well as identify and discuss the professional and ethical conduct expected of educators.
  18. Practicum in Education and Training Unit Plan 3

    • Resource ID: 24934
    • Grade Range: 11, 12
    In this Unit, students will identify, describe, and actively apply human development principles and learning theories, such as Behaviorism, Gardner’s Multiple Intelligences, Learning Styles, Motivational Theory, and Constructivism, to specific teaching or training situations.
  19. Practicum in Education and Training Unit Plan 4

    • Resource ID: 24935
    • Grade Range: 11, 12
    In this Unit, students will incorporate research-based and evidenced-based theories and strategies to create effective unit and lesson plans that both align with TEKS and that include accommodations for students with learning differences.
  20. Practicum in Education and Training Unit Plan 5

    • Resource ID: 24936
    • Grade Range: 11, 12
    In this Unit, students will build upon the list of helpful assessment tools, resources, and strategies they started in Instructional Practices; if they did not build such a list, they will collaborate in small groups to build one in this course. Students will use technology to present, explain, and...