1. Lesson Plan: International Political Ideologies

    • Resource ID: 12136
    • Grade Range: 10, 11, 12
    In this lesson, students analyze belief systems that claim to improve society and are expected to predict what national or global trend could stimulate the formation of a new ideology.
  2. Planning and Governance

    • Grade Range: 9, 10, 11, 12, Postsecondary
    Planning and Governance is a course offering students an opportunity to formulate plans and policies to meet social, economic, and physical needs of communities.
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  3. Principles of Government and Public Administration

    • Grade Range: 9, 10, 11, 12, Postsecondary
    Principles of Government and Public Administration introduces students to foundations of governmental functions and career opportunities within the United States and abroad. Students will examine governmental documents such as the U.S. Constitution, current U.S. Supreme Court and federal court...
  4. Revenue, Taxation, and Regulation

    • Grade Range: 9, 10, 11, 12, Postsecondary
    Revenue, Taxation, and Regulation provides an overview of law and investigative principles and follows agency procedures to examine evidence and ensure revenue compliance. In addition, students will learn to facilitate clear and positive communication with taxpayers and become familiar with data...
  5. Public Management and Administration

    • Grade Range: 9, 10, 11, 12, Postsecondary
    Public Management and Administration reviews actions and activities that governments and nonprofit administrations commonly use and that resemble private-sector management. Students will be introduced to management tools that maximize the effectiveness of different types and styles of...
  6. Political Science I

    • Grade Range: 9, 10, 11, 12, Postsecondary
    Political Science I introduces students to political theory through the study of governments; public policies; and political processes, systems, and behavior.
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  7. Political Science II

    • Grade Range: 9, 10, 11, 12, Postsecondary
    Political Science II uses a variety of learning methods and approaches to examine the processes, systems, and political dynamics of the United States and other nations. The dynamic component of this course includes current U.S. and world events.
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  8. National Security

    • Grade Range: 9, 10, 11, 12, Postsecondary
    National Security introduces the students to the aspects of disaster management. The course includes engaging simulation exercises related to natural disasters, man-made disasters, and terroristic events using homeland security programs and National Incident Management System (NIMS) programs....
  9. Foreign Service and Diplomacy

    • Grade Range: 9, 10, 11, 12, Postsecondary
    Foreign Service and Diplomacy provides the opportunity for students to investigate the knowledge and skills necessary for careers in foreign service. The course includes law, history, media communication, and international relations associated with the diplomatic environment.
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  10. Lesson Plan: Role of U.S. Diplomats

    • Resource ID: 12173
    • Grade Range: 10, 11, 12
    In this lesson, students explore diplomacy for international relations. Students are also introduced to the roles and responsibilities of US Diplomats.
  11. Lesson Plan: Media and Politics

    • Resource ID: 12150
    • Grade Range: 10, 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will explore the importance and the relationship between the media and the government.
  12. Lesson Plan: International Trade Policies and the Economy

    • Resource ID: 12146
    • Grade Range: 10, 11, 12
    In this lesson, students explain the effects of international trade on US economic policy.
  13. Lesson Plan: Introduction to Political Science

    • Resource ID: 12122
    • Grade Range: 10, 11, 12
    In this lesson, students get an introduction to Political Science and compare the current, classic, and contemporary political theories.
  14. Lesson Plan: Political Expression

    • Resource ID: 12171
    • Grade Range: 10, 11, 12
    In this lesson, students learn about the importance of political expression and it's role in a democratic society.
  15. Lesson Plan: Formation of Government Throughout History

    • Resource ID: 12132
    • Grade Range: 10, 11, 12
    In this lesson, students compare government systems and examine the impact of different systems on world events.
  16. Lesson Plan: Managing a Political Campaign

    • Resource ID: 12164
    • Grade Range: 10, 11, 12
    In this lesson, students learn about managing a political campaign and how it affects the electoral process in the United States.
  17. Lesson Plan: Creation of the Two Party System

    • Resource ID: 12156
    • Grade Range: 10, 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will explore the benefits and drawbacks of the United States having a two party system and how that system was originally established.
  18. Lesson Plan: Federalism Part 3

    • Resource ID: 12192
    • Grade Range: 9, 10, 11
    In this lesson students will compare and contrast the Texas government to the federal government.
  19. Lesson Plan: Types of Government Systems

    • Resource ID: 12130
    • Grade Range: 10, 11, 12
    In this lesson, students describe different types of government and where those forms of government are practiced.
  20. Lesson Plan: Political Ideology

    • Resource ID: 12134
    • Grade Range: 10, 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will be able to identify the foundations of each political ideology and differentiate between the liberal and conservative political ideologies in American society.