1. Human Growth and Development

    • Grade Range: 9, 10, 11, 12, Postsecondary
    Human Growth and Development is an examination of human development across the lifespan with emphasis on research, theoretical perspectives, and common physical, cognitive, emotional, and social developmental milestones. The course covers material that is generally taught in a postsecondary, one...
  2. 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...
  3. Principles of Education and Training

    • Grade Range: 9, 10
    Principles of Education and Training is designed to introduce learners to the various careers available within the Education and Training Career Cluster®. Students use self-knowledge as well as educational and career information to analyze various careers within the Education and Training...
  4. Practicum in Education and Training/Extended Practicum in Education and Training

    • Grade Range: 12
    Extended Practicum in Education and Training is a field-based internship that provides students background knowledge of child and adolescent development principles as well as principles of effective teaching and training practices. Students in the course work under the joint direction and...
  5. Practicum in Education and Training

    • Grade Range: 11, 12
    Practicum in Education and Training is a field-based internship that provides students background knowledge of child and adolescent development principles as well as principles of effective teaching and training practices. Students in the course work under the joint direction and supervision of...
  6. Instructional Practices Unit Plan 2

    • Resource ID: 24983
    • Grade Range: 11, 12
    In this unit, students will create accurate timelines of historical moments, events, and policies that have affected and/or are affecting the U.S. educational system, and view, analyze, and discuss the timeline moments, events, and policies from the perspectives of language, gender, socioeconomic,...
  7. Instructional Practices Unit Plan 1

    • Resource ID: 24982
    • Grade Range: 11, 12
    In this unit, students will investigate the characteristics, knowledge, and skills necessary for success in teaching and training as well as postsecondary options in an area of personal interest.
  8. Instructional Practices Unit Plan 4

    • Resource ID: 24985
    • Grade Range: 11, 12
    In this Unit, students will research, compare, and present principles and theories of human development and the learning process, and present how to actively apply theories of human development and the learning process to specific teaching and training situations.
  9. Instructional Practices Unit Plan 9

    • Resource ID: 24990
    • Grade Range: 11, 12
    In this unit, students will look through diverse lenses and perspectives at the relationship between school and society. Students will also research and review the historical relationship between school and society.
  10. Instructional Practices Unit Plan 8

    • Resource ID: 24989
    • Grade Range: 11, 12
    In this Unit, students will read, discuss, and analyze the Texas Educators' Code of Ethics, and model/role play teacher and trainer characteristics that promote professional and ethical conduct.
  11. Instructional Practices Unit Plan 7

    • Resource ID: 24988
    • Grade Range: 11, 12
    In this Unit, students will research, compare, and present classroom management techniques and explain effective classroom seating arrangements for various grades and activities.
  12. Instructional Practices Unit Plan 6

    • Resource ID: 24987
    • Grade Range: 11, 12
    In this Unit, students will analyze and explain samples of assessment data and describe the role of assessment in the learning process.
  13. Instructional Practices Unit Plan 5

    • Resource ID: 24986
    • Grade Range: 11, 12
    In this Unit, students will research, compare, and present principles and theories that influence and impact instructional planning, and create developmentally appropriate learning objectives for a backward design unit plan as well as a lesson plan that includes TEKS and appropriate current and/or...
  14. Instructional Practices Unit Plan 11

    • Resource ID: 24992
    • Grade Range: 11, 12
    In this Unit, students will first research and discuss roles and expectations for successful Project-Based Learning (PBL), then research and discuss how Project-Based Learning (PBL) and Place-Based Education (PBE) could be combined in a service learning project.
  15. Instructional Practices Unit Plan 10

    • Resource ID: 24991
    • Grade Range: 11, 12
    In this Unit, students will identify, examine, and compare qualities of effective schools from various lenses, from the micro to the macro, starting with the point of view of an individual student.
  16. Instructional Practices Unit Plan 3

    • Resource ID: 24984
    • Grade Range: 11
    In this Unit, students will research, identify, describe, and actively apply learning theories and educational philosophies such as Behaviorism, Gardner’s Multiple Intelligences, Learning Styles, Place-Based Education (PBE), Motivational Theory, and Constructivism to specific teaching or training...
  17. Practicum in Education and Training Unit Plan 1

    • Resource ID: 24932
    • Grade Range: 11, 12
    Students will explore course opportunities, requirements, and expectations as well as discuss effective work practices and strategies for successful course completion in this introduction to the course.
  18. Instructional Practices Unit Plan 12

    • Resource ID: 25145
    • Grade Range: 11, 12
    In this Unit, students will build, reflect upon, and present a professional teaching portfolio that includes a polished resume, lesson plans, documentation of field-based experiences, a philosophy of education statement, and a service learning log of work completed during this course.
  19. Practicum in Education and Training Unit Plan 2

    • Resource ID: 24933
    • Grade Range: 11, 12
    In this Unit, students will evaluate and explain responsibilities of working in the teaching and training profession as well as identify and discuss the professional and ethical conduct expected of educators.
  20. Practicum in Education and Training Unit Plan 3

    • Resource ID: 24934
    • Grade Range: 11, 12
    In this Unit, students will identify, describe, and actively apply human development principles and learning theories, such as Behaviorism, Gardner’s Multiple Intelligences, Learning Styles, Motivational Theory, and Constructivism, to specific teaching or training situations.