1. The Revised CTE TEKS: Finance

    • Resource ID: TEKS-PD-FIN
    • Grade Range: 9, 10, 11, 12
    TEKS Implementation Finance Resource
  2. Principles of Business, Marketing and Finance: Reconciliation

    • Resource ID: 11560
    • Grade Range: 9, 10, 11
    A PowerPoint presentation for instructional purposes that can be adopted or modified by the classroom teacher to supplement a lesson plan.
  3. What is the Finance Career Cluster?

    • Resource ID: 11683
    • Grade Range: 9, 10, 11, 12
    A PowerPoint presentation for instructional purposes that can be adopted or modified by the classroom teacher to supplement a lesson plan.
  4. Finance PSA

    • Resource ID: PSA12
    • Grade Range: 9, 10, 11, 12, Postsecondary
    The following public service announcements have been written and produced for the Finance cluster specifically.
  5. Finance: Career Jouney

    • Resource ID: 11690
    • Grade Range: 9, 10, 11, 12
    A PowerPoint presentation for instructional purposes that can be adopted or modified by the classroom teacher to supplement a lesson plan.
  6. Gone to Texas: Immigration and the Transformation of the Texas Economy

    • Resource ID: DFR-GTT
    • Grade Range: 9, 10, 11, 12
    Gone to Texas: Immigration and the Transformation of the Texas Economy
    Texas benefits from having a large, diversified immigrant population but also faces several challenges to ensure its continued economic advancement. This special report provides a comprehensive portrait of Texas...
  7. Choosing the Road to Prosperity: Why We Must End Too Big to Fail—Now

    • Resource ID: DFR-TBTF
    • Grade Range: 9, 10, 11, 12
    Choosing the Road to Prosperity: Why We Must End Too Big to Fail—Now
    The too-big-to-fail institutions that amplified and prolonged the recent financial crisis remain a hindrance to full economic recovery and to the very ideal of American capitalism. It is imperative that we break...
  8. At the Heart of Texas: Cities’ Industry Clusters Drive Growth

    • Resource ID: DFR-AHT
    • Grade Range: 9, 10, 11, 12
    At the Heart of Texas: Cities' Industry Clusters Drive Growth
    A comprehensive look at the industry clusters, history and demographics shaping eight of the state’s key metropolitan areas: Austin, Dallas, El Paso, Fort Worth, Houston, McAllen, Midland-Odessa and San Antonio....
  9. Business Management and Administration: Cultural Challenges in Global Business

    • Resource ID: 11504
    • Grade Range: 9, 10, 11
    This lesson focuses on students learning the basics of business ethics. Students will create a skit based on an unethical situation and the resolution to said situation. 
  10. The Financial Crisis: Connecting the Dots

    • Resource ID: DFR-FCCTD
    • Grade Range: 9, 10, 11, 12
    This report traces the origins of the financial crisis and the Fed's response, and addresses the need for long-term financial reform.
  11. Texas DECA

    • Resource ID: CTSA - DECA
    • Grade Range: 9, 10, 11, 12
    CTSO DECA
  12. Financial Stability: Traditional Banks Pave the Way

    • Resource ID: DFR-FS
    • Grade Range: 9, 10, 11, 12
    This January 2013 report presents five essays on the theme of rethinking America’s banking system.
     
  13. The Long-Awaited Housing Recovery

    • Resource ID: DFR-LAHR
    • Grade Range: 9, 10, 11, 12
    The Long-Awaited Housing Recovery
    U.S. housing markets experienced a notable boom and a painful bust in the past decade. Most recently, housing began its long-awaited recovery—the subject of this three-part report.
    January 2013
  14. From Brawn to Brains: How Immigration Works for America

    • Resource ID: DFR-FBTB
    • Grade Range: 9, 10, 11, 12
    From Brawn to Brains: How Immigration Works for America
    In the global economic competition for talented workers, the United States risks falling behind if immigration laws are not reformed and employment-based immigration is not expanded.
    March 2011
  15. Principles of Business, Marketing, and Finance

    • Resource ID: 11478
    • Grade Range: 9, 10, 11
    This lesson teaches students the fundamentals of international business. It includes information on trade partnerships, domestic business, the business environment, and the global marketplace. 
  16. Reflections on the Financial Crisis: Where Do We Go From Here?

    • Resource ID: DFR-RFC
    • Grade Range: 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12
    Effective monetary policy hinges on the Federal Reserve retaining its bank regulatory role and its independence from political pressures.
    April 2010
  17. Scope and Sequence: Money Matters

    • Resource ID: 19386
    • Grade Range: 9, 10, 11, 12
    CTE TEKS - Implemented 2017-2018, adopted in 2015
    Money Matters course scope and sequence within the Finance Career Cluster® summarizes the content to be taught, and one possible order for teaching the units of instruction. A brief description of each unit and the corresponding TEKS...
  18. O*NET

    • Resource ID: Coun-ONET
    • Grade Range: 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, Postsecondary
    ONET website
  19. MYFUTURE.COM

    • Resource ID: Coun-MFDC
    • Grade Range: 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, Postsecondary
    College, career, military exploration site
  20. Discussion Rubric

    • Resource ID: Rubric01
    • Grade Range: 9, 10, 11, 12, Postsecondary
    Rubrics are an important tool in standards-based education. While rubrics are most often used in grading student work, they can also be super helpful to students in understanding the performance expectations. When used as formative assessments, students can not only understand the expectations,...