1. New Teacher Checklist

    • Resource ID: TeacherChecklist
    • Grade Range: 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12
    This checklist is designed to guide a new Career and Technical Education (CTE) teacher as the teacher plans for a successful school year. It is a general list of activities that a new teacher might need to plan for and be aware of. This list is not intended to be an all-inclusive or required...
  2. CTE Acronym/Terms

    • Resource ID: Ressource Terms
    • Grade Range: 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12
    The purpose of this document is to provide a list of common terms used in Career and Technical Education (CTE) education. Several new CTE teachers come from industry into the classroom, and may not yet be familiar with terms used in CTE classroom or laboratory settings. While this document is...
  3. Advanced Animal Science

    • Grade Range: 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, Postsecondary
    Advanced Animal Science examines the interrelatedness of human, scientific, and technological dimensions of livestock production. Instruction is...
  4. Advanced Plant and Soil Science

    • Grade Range: 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, Postsecondary
    Advanced Plant and Soil Science provides a way of learning about the natural world. Students should know how plant and soil science has influenced...
  5. 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,...
  6. Advanced Energy and Natural Resources Technology

    • Grade Range: 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, Postsecondary
    Advanced Energy and Natural Resource Technology is designed to explore the interdependency of the public and natural resource systems related to energy production. In addition, renewable, sustainable, and environment friendly practices will be explored.
    This binder...
  7. Energy and Natural Resources Technology

    • Grade Range: 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, Postsecondary
    Energy and Natural Resource Technology examines the interrelatedness of environmental issues and production agriculture. Students will evaluate the environmental benefits provided by sustainable resources and green technologies. Instruction is designed to allow for the application of science and...
  8. Principles of Agriculture, Food, and Natural Resources

    • Grade Range: 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, Postsecondary
    Principles of Agriculture, Food, and Natural Resources will allow students to develop knowledge and skills regarding career and educational opportunities, personal development, globalization, industry standards, details, practices, and expectations.
    This binder...
  9. Small Animal Management

    • Grade Range: 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, Postsecondary
    In Small Animal Management, students will acquire knowledge and skills related to small animals and the small animal management industry. Small Animal Management may address topics related to small mammals such as dogs and cats, amphibians, reptiles, and birds.
    This...
  10. Food Technology and Safety

    • Grade Range: 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, Postsecondary
    Food Technology and Safety examines the food technology industry as it relates to food production, handling, and safety. To prepare for careers in value-added and food processing systems, students must attain academic skills and knowledge, acquire technical knowledge and skills related to value-...
  11. Professional Standards in Agribusiness

    • Grade Range: 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, Postsecondary
    Professional Standards in Agribusiness primarily focuses on leadership, communication, employer-employee relations, and problem solving as they relate to agribusiness.
    This binder does not contain all lesson plans for this course. This content can be used with any...
  12. Wildlife, Fisheries, and Ecology Management

    • Grade Range: 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, Postsecondary
    Wildlife, Fisheries, and Ecology Management examines the management of game and non-game wildlife species, fish, and aqua crops and their ecological needs as related to current agricultural practices. To prepare for success, students need opportunities to learn, reinforce, apply, and transfer...
  13. Court Room Rubric

    • Resource ID: Rubric06
    • Grade Range: N/A
    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,...
  14. Lesson Plan: Pounds of Pecans - Estimating Production

    • Resource ID: 6790
    • Grade Range: 10, 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will perform mathematical calculations to find solutions to problems in the Agriculture, Food, and Natural Resources Industry.
  15. Lesson Plan: Mathematical Operations with Metrics

    • Resource ID: 6773
    • Grade Range: 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will apply mathematics operations, metrics, to real-life problems.
  16. Lesson Plan: GIS GPS in Agriculture

    • Resource ID: 6704
    • Grade Range: 10, 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will use information technology tools specific to agriculture, food, and natural resource to access, manage, integrate, and create information. Students also learn the benefits of Geographic Information Systems and Global Positioning Systems.
  17. Lesson Plan: Using Microscopes to Conduct Research - Small Animal Management

    • Resource ID: 6967
    • Grade Range: 10, 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will demonstrate the proper use of a microscope to conduct research.
  18. CTE Work-Based Learning Course

    • Resource ID: WBLPDCOURSE01
    • Grade Range: N/A
    In this professional development course, teachers will learn what authentic WBL is and how to ensure students learn the skills and knowledge appropriate for their career pathway in a safe and appropriate environment through collaborative partnerships with local employers.This course introduces...
  19. CTE State Dashboard

    • Resource ID: DB001
    • Grade Range: N/A
    The CTE State Dashboard, developed by Safal Partners, is a tool designed for users to explore trends related to the 16 Career and Technical Education (CTE) career clusters and occupational information in Texas. It was built using data on CTE course enrollment provided by the Texas Education...
  20. Lesson Plan: Defining Fields of Agriculture

    • Resource ID: 6688
    • Grade Range: 9, 10, 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will explain and describe the various components of the agriculture industry.