1. Human Growth and Development

    • Grade Range: 9, 10, 11, 12, Postsecondary
    Human Growth and Development is an examination of human development across the lifespan with emphasis on research, theoretical perspectives, and common physical, cognitive, emotional, and social developmental milestones. The course covers material that is generally taught in a postsecondary, one...
  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: Education and Training Career Investigation

    • Resource ID: 19822
    • Grade Range: 9, 10
    In this lesson, students will investigate careers within the Education and Training career cluster and summarize, rewrite and report information on a specific career.
  4. Lesson Plan: End of Course Project Options - Principles of Education and Training

    • Resource ID: 19833
    • Grade Range: 9, 10
    In this lesson, students will review all TEKS for Principles of Education and Training, then research and develop a project proposal and presentation. Student projects and presentations will be based on selected course TEKS.
  5. Lesson Plan: Exploring Careers in Education and Training

    • Resource ID: 19835
    • Grade Range: 9, 10
    In this lesson, students will explore careers in education and training and evaluate skills and abilities for a specific career of their interest.
  6. Lesson Plan: How Do I Get That Job in Education Administration?

    • Resource ID: 19864
    • Grade Range: 9, 10
    In this lesson, students will investigate careers in education administration, interview and job shadow a current education administrator, and understand the training and aptitudes of professionals in the field of education.
  7. Lesson Plan: Mapping the Road to a Career in Education

    • Resource ID: 19872
    • Grade Range: 9, 10
    In this lesson, students will evaluate personal career goals, identify various career opportunities within the Education and Training cluster, and assess required characteristics and skills needed for specific jobs or careers.
  8. Lesson Plan: Preparing for Your Future!

    • Resource ID: 19874
    • Grade Range: 9, 10
    In this lesson, students will have the opportunity to preview and possibly pre-select their high school courses for the next three years, that will benefit them as they plan and prepare for their future. Download the resource by selecting it from the related items section below.
  9. Lesson Plan: Service Learning With a Smile

    • Resource ID: 19875
    • Grade Range: 9, 10
    In this lesson, students will discover how you can combine and apply the Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills that they are learning in the classroom and their personal skills to make a real difference in the community and the world.
  10. Lesson Plan: Researching Learning Disabilities

    • Resource ID: 19979
    • Grade Range: 9, 10
    In this lesson, students will work collaboratively to learn more about specific learning disabilities. Students will also produce an individual or group research paper and slide presentation that can be used to educate others.
  11. Instructional Practices

    • Grade Range: 9, 10, 11, 12, Postsecondary
    Instructional Practices is a field-based (practicum) internship that provides students with background knowledge of child and adolescent development as well as principles of effective teaching and training practices. Students work under the joint direction and supervision of both a teacher with...
  12. Principles of Education and Training

    • Grade Range: 9, 10
    Principles of Education and Training is designed to introduce learners to the various careers available within the Education and Training Career Cluster®. Students use self-knowledge as well as educational and career information to analyze various careers within the Education and Training...
  13. Non-Verbal Communication with the use of a Zam

    • Resource ID: 15756
    • Grade Range: 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12
    A Zam Communicator is a device that allows a person who has a speech impairment to communicate by spelling out words using a keypad or by pressing on an icon to display a message.  It is specifically designed to be used between patients and medical professionals.  
  14. Universal Design for Learning - Instruction for all Populations in CTE

    • Resource ID: 15760
    • Grade Range: 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12
    This video provides an outline of Universal Design for Learning principles useful for working and instructing all students including special populations enrolled in Career and Technical Education (CTE) courses.
  15. The Process of Response to Intervention (RTI)

    • Resource ID: 15758
    • Grade Range: 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12
    Response to Intervention (RTI) is an approach which is used to identify and support students with learning and behavior needs.  In this video, the process as well as the benefits of RTI are described.
  16. Reauthorization of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA)

    • Resource ID: 15672
    • Grade Range: 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12
    This video discusses the reauthorization of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA) and how teachers are impacted.  ESEA was reauthorized in 2015 as the Every Student Succeeds Act by President Barack Obama.
  17. Advantages of Professional Learning Communities - Improving Career and Technical Education (CTE) Instruction

    • Resource ID: 15732
    • Grade Range: 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12
    Professional learning communities involve an ongoing process in which educators work collaboratively to discuss, implement, and make changes to instructional practices as needed. The focus is on continuous improvement in teaching as well as in student learning. 
  18. Legislative Updates: Serving Students with Disabilities in Career and Technical Education (CTE) Classrooms

    • Resource ID: 15676
    • Grade Range: 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12
    In this video, legislative updates that are important to know with regard to serving students with disabilities in Career and Technical Education (CTE) classrooms are discussed.
  19. Best Practices for Safety in Career and Technical Education (CTE) Classrooms and Labs

    • Resource ID: 15692
    • Grade Range: 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12
    Safety in Career and Technical Education (CTE) classrooms and labs is of the highest importance, not only to ensure the safety of students, but also for the running of a well-organized, efficient classroom.  
  20. Assessing for Safety in Career and Technical Education (CTE) Labs

    • Resource ID: 15693
    • Grade Range: 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12
    In this video, laws and regulations for safety pertaining to school buildings and individual classrooms are discussed.  A safety observation form is explained and a copy of the form is provided with the course transcript.