1. Role Play Rubric

    • Resource ID: Rubric13
    • Grade Range: 9, 10, 11, 12, Postsecondary
    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,...
  2. Using Student Assessment Data Rubric

    • Resource ID: Rubric15
    • Grade Range: 9, 10, 11, 12
    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,...
  3. 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,...
  4. Scope and Sequence: Investigating Careers

    • Resource ID: 19535
    • Grade Range: 7, 8
    CTE TEKS - Implemented 2017-2018, adopted in 2015
    Investigating Careers course scope and sequence within the career Career Cluster® summarizes the content to be taught, and one possible order for teaching the units of instruction. A brief description of each unit and the...
  5. Lesson Plan: Investigating Careers Using O*NET

    • Resource ID: 14242
    • Grade Range: 7, 8
    In this lesson, students will perform in-depth research on careers, and produce several products using O*NET and other internet options.
  6. Major Matters Most: The Economic Value of Bachelor’s Degrees from The University of Texas System

    • Resource ID: CEW-MMM
    • Grade Range: 9, 10, 11, 12
    This report finds that graduates from University of Texas System institutions out earn other bachelor’s degree holders not just in Texas but across the nation, demonstrating that a University of Texas education is a worthwhile investment in the future.
  7. Six Million Missing Jobs: The Lingering Pain of the Great Recession

    • Resource ID: CEW-SMMJ
    • Grade Range: 9, 10, 11, 12
    The economy continues to add jobs at a steady pace and the Federal Reserve Board is considering its first interest rates hike since the beginning of the recession. Six Million Missing Jobs: The Lingering Pain of the Great Recession shows that the effects of the Great Recession still linger in...
  8. Good Jobs Are Back: College Graduates Are First in Line

    • Resource ID: CEW-GJAB
    • Grade Range: 9, 10, 11, 12
    The growth of U.S. jobs and wages during the recovery is analyzed in Good Jobs Are Back: College Graduates Are First in Line. The findings show that since 2010, the economy has produced 6.6 million employment opportunities. Out of these career opportunities, 2.9 million are considered good jobs...
  9. Lesson Plan: Investigating STEM Cluster Careers

    • Resource ID: 14590
    • Grade Range: 7, 8
    In this lesson, students will explore career opportunities within the STEM Career Cluster.  
  10. Lesson Plan: Careers in BMAC using MAPP

    • Resource ID: 11266
    • Grade Range: 7, 8
    In this lesson, students will explore a variety of careers within the Business Management Cluster and determine their interest level for each career opportunity.
  11. Lesson Plan: Investigating Careers in Human Resources

    • Resource ID: 11264
    • Grade Range: 7, 8
    In this lesson, students will identify and explore career opportunities within the Human Resources pathway such as Corporate Trainer, Recruiter, Benefits Specialist, and HR Generalist.
  12. Lesson Plan: Investigating Careers - Careers in Marketing Strategy

    • Resource ID: 11265
    • Grade Range: 7, 8
    In this lesson, students explore careers related to marketing education. Students will research marketing strategies and the impact of media and advertising on purchasing decisions.
  13. Lesson Plan: Investigating Careers in Government and Public Administration

    • Resource ID: 12084
    • Grade Range: 7, 8
    In this lesson, students will align personal interests and skills into career opportunities within the Government and Public Administration Career Cluster.
  14. Lesson Plan: Show Yourself Off - Write a Resume

    • Resource ID: 19952
    • Grade Range: 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will create personal resumes to use when searching for a job. Students will be able to differentiate between chronological and functional resumes and add an updated resume to their career portfolio.
  15. Lesson Plan: Resume Writing for Teens

    • Resource ID: 20173
    • Grade Range: 7, 8
    In this lesson, students will develop a resume, write business correspondence, complete a sample job application, and explain the protocol for selecting and using appropriate references for job applications.
  16. Lesson Plan: Can You Lend a Helping Hand?

    • Resource ID: 20037
    • Grade Range: 7, 8
    In this lesson, students will recognize the value of service learning by identifying, planning, and implementing service learning activities with other students and community partners to address local and global issues. Students will also use technology to research service learning projects and...
  17. Lesson Plan: Career Investigations

    • Resource ID: 20044
    • Grade Range: 7, 8
    In this lesson, students will investigate the professional skills needed for college and career success.