1. Universal Design for Learning (UDL) in CTE Classrooms

    • Grade Range: 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12

    This course on Universal Design for Learning (UDL) in CTE Classrooms will help educators:

    • Discover the many ways they already embrace UDL principles
    • Learn new ways of applying UDL principles to reach all students, including special populations, as comprehensively as...

  2. Building Successful Partnerships

    • Grade Range: 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12

    This course will help educators:

    • Examine how Career and Technology Education (CTE) teachers and schools can utilize effective partnerships.
    • Assist students with disabilities to best plan for life after graduation.
    • Demonstrate how CTE program directors...

  3. Customizing the Good Behavior Game (GBG)

    • Resource ID: SP035
    • Grade Range: 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12

    The Good Behavior Game (GBG) is a behavior management strategy that is implemented to reduce and prevent disruptive behaviors and it is especially useful with students with EBD.  In this video, recommendations regarding how to customize the game are presented. 

  4. Good Behavior Game Incentives

    • Resource ID: SP037
    • Grade Range: 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12

    The Good Behavior Game (GBG) is a behavior management strategy that is implemented to reduce and prevent disruptive behaviors and it is especially useful with students with EBD.  This video describes how incentives are used in the game. 

  5. Working with Students with Emotional and Behavioral Disorders (EBD) in CTE Classrooms

    • Grade Range: 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12

    The objectives of this video are to acquaint educators with:

    • Characteristics of students with EBD
    • Best practice strategies for instructing students with EBD in CTE programs of study
    • Additional resources for working with all students

  6. Career Guidance: Tools for Practical Applications

    • Grade Range: 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, Postsecondary

    The objectives of this video are to acquaint educators with:

    • Key aspects of successful career assessment programs
    • Career clusters
    • Non-traditional careers

  7. Effective Classroom and Behavior Management

    • Grade Range: 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12

    A well-managed classroom promotes appropriate student behavior and affords the teacher more time to focus on instruction. This course summarizes elements of classroom management, establishing rapport and managing escalating behavior. 

  8. IEP/ARD Process - Legal Issues

    • Grade Range: 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12

    Public education has always been informed by legislation.  It is evident that we need these laws because they provide protections for families,  students and schools. In this course a quick recap of legal issues will be provided in relation the IEP/ARD process. 

  9. Instructional Strategies, Accommodations, Modifications and Adaptations in CTE Classrooms

    • Grade Range: 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12

    This course provides an overview of instructional strategies, accommodations, modifications and adaptations that can be used effectively when working with students with disabilities in CTE classrooms.

  10. Using Accommodations and Modifications Effectively in CTE Classrooms

    • Grade Range: 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12

    In this course CTE teachers will learn how to participate in the IEP process including writing goals for students with disabilities in the CTE field through collaboration. The course will also demonstrate effective accommodations and modifications that can be used in traditional and non-...

  11. Best Practices: CTE Teachers’ Role in Transition ARD Meetings

    • Grade Range: 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12

    The objective of this video series is to acquaint educators with best practice concepts in relation to CTE teachers’ participation in the ARD process.  In addition to detailing the roles and responsibilities of the ARD committee members, a best practice mock ARD scenario will be...

  12. Comprehensive CTE Program Characteristics Serving Special Populations

    • Grade Range: 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12

    In order to maximize learning of students from special populations, Career and Technical Education (CTE) programs need to be comprehensive, creative, and include components that aid in the successful attainment of postsecondary goals.  In this video series, educators will be introduced to...

  13. 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.

  14. Overview of the Department of Assistive and Rehabilitative Services (DARS)

    • Resource ID: 15740
    • Grade Range: 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12

    In this video, the eligibility criteria and functions of two divisions of the Department of Assistive and Rehabilitative Services (DARS) are described.  The agencies that are discussed include the Division of Rehabilitative Services (DRS) and the Division of Blind Services (DBS). 

  15. Lesson Plan: The FFA Creed and Song

    • Resource ID: 6694
    • Grade Range: 9, 10, 11, 12
    In this lesson, students are introduced to "The FFA Creed and Song" and learn about agricultural leadership in organizations.
  16. Lesson Plan: Sheep Management/Products Lab

    • Resource ID: 6710
    • Grade Range: 9, 10, 11, 12
    This lesson helps students to develop knowledge and skills pertaining to making wool products and marketing techniques.
  17. Lesson Plan: Selling Your Own Product - A Beef Cattle Marketing Approach

    • Resource ID: 6731
    • Grade Range: 9, 10, 11, 12
    This lesson guides students to develop knowledge and skills regarding animal selection, breeding and genetics, and learn methods to identify and understand consumer, and how and whom to sell.
  18. Lesson Plan: Table Lamp Water Pump Project

    • Resource ID: 6736
    • Grade Range: 9, 10, 11, 12
    This lesson helps students to safely performs basic power, structural, and technical system skills in agricultural applications. Students work on a table lamp water pump project.
  19. Lesson Plan: Construct and Analyze Graphs Tables and Charts

    • Resource ID: 6770
    • Grade Range: 11, 12
    In this lesson, students learn to construct and analyze graphs, tables, and charts. Students also learn to apply mathematics to problems arising in everyday life, society, and the workplace.
  20. Lesson Plan: Statistical and Data Analysis of Rare, Threatened, and Endangered Wildlife

    • Resource ID: 6785
    • Grade Range: 10, 11, 12
    In this lesson, students demonstrate the use of statistical and data analysis with regards to rare/endangered/threatened wildlife in the state of Texas. The students will report analyses and statistics graphically and numerically by a paper map and a pie chart.