1. 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...
  2. Lesson Plan: Building Teamwork - Food Truck Design Project

    • Resource ID: 19764
    • Grade Range: 9, 10, 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will be provided with opportunities to explore and practice team building skills during the planning, development and presentation of a Food Truck Project using recycled items. Students will be able to make decisions regarding the name, type of food and a marketing slogan...
  3. Lesson Plan: 21st Century Employability Skills

    • Resource ID: 19757
    • Grade Range: 9, 10, 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will be introduced to skills needed for today’s job market and prepare them to enter the competitive workforce successfully.
  4. Lesson Plan: Adventures in Travel – Planning a Texas Vacation

    • Resource ID: 19758
    • Grade Range: 9, 10, 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will explore local and regional tourism in their area, and develop a cost-effective Texas travel itinerary for various scenarios.
  5. Lesson Plan: Customer Service – The Cornerstone of Restaurant Operations

    • Resource ID: 19815
    • Grade Range: 9, 10, 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will outline solutions and improvements to services that impact the customer.
  6. Lesson Plan: Dining Experiences in Hospitality

    • Resource ID: 19816
    • Grade Range: 9, 10, 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will analyze elements of a dining experience and design a multi-media presentation of the same.
  7. Lesson Plan: End of Course Project Options – Hospitality Services

    • Resource ID: 19827
    • Grade Range: 9, 10, 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will review all TEKS for Hospitality and Tourism, then research and develop a project proposal and presentation. Student projects and presentations will be based on selected course TEKS.
  8. Lesson Plan: End of Course Project Options – Hotel Management

    • Resource ID: 19828
    • Grade Range: 9, 10, 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will review all TEKS for Hotel Management, then research and develop a project proposal and presentation. Student projects and presentations will be based on selected course TEKS.
  9. Lesson Plan: End of Course Project Options – Principles of Hospitality and Tourism

    • Resource ID: 19837
    • Grade Range: 9, 10, 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will review all TEKS for Principles of Hospitality and Tourism, then research and develop a project proposal and presentation. Student projects and presentations will be based on selected course TEKS.
  10. Lesson Plan: End of Course Project Options – Operations of Restaurants

    • Resource ID: 19838
    • Grade Range: 9, 10
    In this lesson, students will review all TEKS for Operations of Restaurants, then research and develop a project proposal and presentation. Student projects and presentations will be based on selected course TEKS.
  11. Lesson Plan: Exploring Careers in Hospitality and Tourism

    • Resource ID: 19841
    • Grade Range: 9, 10, 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will explore careers in the hospitality and tourism industry and research skills, education, abilities, and work activities for a specific career.
  12. Lesson Plan: Ethics in Operations of Restaurants

    • Resource ID: 19891
    • Grade Range: 9, 10
    In this lesson, students will investigate the legal and ethical responsibilities in the food service industry.  Students will role-play in scenarios and then answer, "What would you do?"  Students will demonstrate professional and ethical decision-making skills in the workplace.
  13. Lesson Plan: The Importance of Customer Service Skills

    • Resource ID: 19922
    • Grade Range: 9, 10, 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will understand the importance of quality customer service by determining ways to provide service that anticipates customers' needs, and creates a successful business in the Hospitality and Tourism Industry. 
  14. Lesson Plan: Travel and Tourism Industry

    • Resource ID: 19928
    • Grade Range: 9, 10, 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will differentiate between the hospitality industry and the tourism industry. Learning about each industry's unique functions, students will have a deeper understanding and a better perspective on choosing their career path.
  15. Lesson Plan: Managing Career and Family in Travel and Tourism

    • Resource ID: 19930
    • Grade Range: 9, 10, 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will identify and analyze the demands of employment in the travel and tourism industry.  Students will participate in activities to create balance in life between work and personal time.
  16. Lesson Plan: The Balancing Act Managing Career and Family in Restaurant Management

    • Resource ID: 19931
    • Grade Range: 9, 10
    In this lesson, students will understand the importance of balancing a career, family, and leisure time in the Restaurant Industry.  Students will develop time-management and stress-management strategies to optimize balance in life.
  17. Lesson Plan: The Balancing Act Managing A Career and Family

    • Resource ID: 19933
    • Grade Range: 9, 10, 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will analyze the demands of employment in the hospitality and tourism industry. Students will also analyze time-saving techniques and illustrate a 30-day calendar of activities.
  18. Lesson Plan: Technology in the Hospitality and Tourism Industry

    • Resource ID: 19937
    • Grade Range: 9, 10, 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will identify technology equipment use in the hospitality and tourism industry.
  19. Lesson Plan: Be Our Guest - Customer Service Skills in Restaurant and Food Services, and Travel and Tourism

    • Resource ID: 20168
    • Grade Range: 9, 10, 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will understand the importance of customer service in the Hospitality and Tourism Industry, particularly the travel industry and food service industry.  Students will analyze how to anticipate customer needs.
  20. Lesson Plan: Restaurant Shark Tank Project

    • Resource ID: 19978
    • Grade Range: 9, 10
    In this lesson, students will employ critical-thinking and interpersonal skills to resolve conflicts with individuals such as coworkers, customers, clients, and employers.