1. Family and Community Services

    • Grade Range: 9, 10, 11, 12, Postsecondary
    Family and Community Services is a laboratory-based course designed to involve students in realistic and meaningful community-based activities through direct service or service-learning experiences. Students are provided opportunities to interact with and provide services to individuals,...
  2. Lesson Plan: Conflict Resolution Strategies

    • Resource ID: 19736
    • Grade Range: 10, 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will review steps to solving conflicts in different situations and demonstrate effective communication skills – verbal, non-verbal, written, and electronic.
  3. Lesson Plan: What’s Next? Future Trends in Family and Community Services

    • Resource ID: 19896
    • Grade Range: 10, 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will research family and community service agencies, organizations, and faith-based services, and identify career options in those areas.  Students will analyze the role socialization plays in human development and behavior.
  4. Lesson Plan: Serving Senior Citizens

    • Resource ID: 19960
    • Grade Range: 10, 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will employ safety practices while volunteering for and serving senior citizens.
  5. Lesson Plan: Family and Community Skills for Life

    • Resource ID: 20127
    • Grade Range: 10, 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will assess the various life roles individuals play, learn to effectively manage multiple roles by using leadership and organizational techniques, use conflict resolution, negotiation, teamwork, leadership practices, effective strategies and skills to collaborate with other...
  6. Lesson Plan: Count Me In

    • Resource ID: 20164
    • Grade Range: 10, 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will identify characteristics needed to work with others, identify settings and local groups for community service, plan and deliver a presentation to encourage volunteer service, and prepare a public relations campaign for a local volunteer group.
  7. Lesson Plan: Serving Those Who Serve

    • Resource ID: 19959
    • Grade Range: 10, 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will demonstrate safety practices when participating in community service and service-learning activities.
  8. Lesson Plan: Service Learning With A Smile

    • Resource ID: 19961
    • Grade Range: 10, 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will identify, plan, and implement service-learning activities with other students and community partners. Students will also document, assess, and reflect on their service learning experience.
  9. Lesson Plan: Introductory Lesson Family and Community Services

    • Resource ID: 20078
    • Grade Range: 10, 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will recognize the programs of study in the Human Services career cluster.
  10. Lesson Plan: Exploring Careers in Family and Community Services

    • Resource ID: 20131
    • Grade Range: 10, 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will explore careers in family and community services, outline education opportunities available after high school graduation, assess salaries, duties, work environment and job outlook for employment specifically in family and community services and design a family and...
  11. Lesson Plan: End of Course Project Options – Family and Community Services

    • Resource ID: 20145
    • Grade Range: 10, 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will review all TEKS for Family and Community Services, then research and develop a project proposal and presentation. Student projects and presentations will be based on selected course TEKS.
  12. Lesson Plan: Focus on Serving Children, Our Future

    • Resource ID: 20122
    • Grade Range: 10, 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will develop and implement community and service-learning activities to include children and their families.
  13. 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...
  14. Human Resources Management

    • Grade Range: 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, Postsecondary
    Human Resources Management is designed to familiarize students with the concepts related to human resource management, including legal requirements, recruitment, and employee selection methods, and employee development and evaluation. Students will also become familiar with compensation and...
  15. 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...
  16. Landscape Design and Management

    • Grade Range: 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, Postsecondary
    Landscape Design and Management is designed to develop an understanding of landscape design and management techniques and practices. To prepare for careers in horticultural systems, students must attain academic skills and knowledge, acquire technical knowledge and skills related to...
  17. Mathematical Applications in Agriculture, Food, and Natural Resources

    • Grade Range: 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, Postsecondary
    In Mathematical Applications in Agriculture, Food, and Natural Resources, students will apply knowledge and skills related to mathematics,...
  18. Mill and Cabinetmaking Technology

    • Grade Range: 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, Postsecondary
    In Mill and Cabinetmaking Technology, students will gain knowledge and skills needed to enter the workforce in mill work and cabinet manufacturing and installation. Students may also apply these skills to professions in carpentry or building maintenance supervision or use the skills as a...
  19. Oil and Gas Production I

    • Grade Range: 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, Postsecondary
    In Oil and Gas Production I, students will identify specific career opportunities, skills, abilities, tools, certification, and safety measures associated with each career. Students will also understand components, systems, equipment, production, and safety regulations associated with oil and...
  20. Oil and Gas Production II

    • Grade Range: 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, Postsecondary
    In Oil and Gas Production II, students will gain knowledge of the specific requirements for entry into post-secondary education and employment in the petroleum industry; research and discuss petroleum economics; research and discuss the modes of transportation in the petroleum industry; research...