1. CTE TEKS Implementation Online Professional Development Modules

    • Grade Range: 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12
    This binder contains TEKS implementation resources, that link to Gateway Courses at https://www.texascourses.org/.
  2. Administrator Foundational Learning Sessions

    • Grade Range: N/A
    Administrator Foundational Learning Sessions are a set of videos designed to share best practices and research about the importance and benefits of career and technical education (CTE) with administrators. Sessions are designed to give administrators practical information to support their...
  3. Foundational Learning Sessions

    • Grade Range: N/A
    Foundational Learning Sessions are teacher training sessions designed to provide support for beginning CTE teachers as part of the Texas Education Agency's CTE Mentor Program. Foundational Learning Session topics include:
    CTE Mentor Program Introduction
    Foundational Learning...
  4. TxCTE Ramp Up: Cluster Specific Closed Facebook Groups

    • Grade Range: N/A
    Welcome to the TxCTE Ramp Up! The TxCTE Ramp Up is a group of cluster-specific online communities that are part of the Texas Education Agency's CTE New Teacher Mentor Program. Each cluster-specific closed Facebook group provides an opportunity for beginning CTE teachers to seek advice,...
  5. 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...
  6. 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,...
  7. 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...
  8. Lesson Plan: Careers in Green Energy

    • Resource ID: 14762
    • Grade Range: 9, 10
    Students will be able to compare renewable and non-renewable energy sources. They will also demonstrate they know how to research information and create a presentation about a green energy career they are interested in pursuing.
  9. Lesson Plan: Basic Electricity

    • Resource ID: 14771
    • Grade Range: 9, 10
    In this lesson, students will demonstrate their understanding of basic electricity and electronic fundamentals. Students will expand their knowledge of DC circuits as an application to transistor circuits.
  10. Lesson Plan: Microprocessor Basics

    • Resource ID: 14773
    • Grade Range: 9, 10
    In this lesson, students will apply basic knowledge of  transistors, binary and logic to more complicated devices like microprocessors. Students will work to create prototypes and outline the details to complete a project. 
  11. Lesson Plan: Rubber Band Airplane

    • Resource ID: 14788
    • Grade Range: 9, 10
    In this lesson, students will build and fly a plane powered by a rubber band, and evaluate variables in design.  
  12. Lesson Plan: Introduction to Engineering Fundamentals and Civilization

    • Resource ID: 14706
    • Grade Range: 9, 10
    This lesson addresses how engineering and technology has influenced society and the development of civilization.
  13. Lesson Plan: Introduction to Problem Solving

    • Resource ID: 14750
    • Grade Range: 9, 10
    In this lesson, students are introduced to problem solving techniques in the field of Engineering and Technology. Students are also encouraged to think critically and apply fundamental principles of system modeling and design to multiple design projects.
  14. Lesson Plan: Principles of Applied Engineering - The Power of Ideas

    • Resource ID: 14754
    • Grade Range: 9, 10
    In this lesson, students will demonstrate their understanding of ideation and the role it has in corporate competitiveness.
  15. Lesson Plan: Concepts of Engineering - The Great Energy Hunt Lesson

    • Resource ID: 14758
    • Grade Range: 9, 10
    In this lesson, students will be introduced to various forms of energy, spanning from non-renewable to solar.
  16. Lesson Plan: Inductance

    • Resource ID: 14820
    • Grade Range: 10, 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will learn to identify inductance and its properties, laws and mathematical rules that support the idea.
  17. Lesson Plan: Parallel Resistive Circuits Part 2

    • Resource ID: 14835
    • Grade Range: 10, 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will learn Kirchoff’s law to determine voltage, current, and resistance in a parallel circuits.
  18. Lesson Plan: Intro to Robotics I - Part 1 - Overview

    • Resource ID: 14912
    • Grade Range: 9, 10
    In this lesson, students will define and describe robot applications, learn to build a robot, and explore careers in the field of robotics.
  19. Lesson Plan: Robotics I - Competition Presentation Preparation

    • Resource ID: 14944
    • Grade Range: 9, 10
    In this lesson, students will demonstrate how to use various software applications and media technologies for robotics presentations.
  20. Lesson Plan: Construction Robotics I - Part 4 - Body

    • Resource ID: 14928
    • Grade Range: 9, 10
    In this lesson, students will construct and test various robots, and evaluate them for functionality and effectiveness at performing specified tasks.