1. Lesson Plan: Virtual Business - Creating a Web Presence

    • Resource ID: 11602
    • Grade Range: 10, 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will be introduced to creating an online presence. The lesson focuses on the aspects of business that needs to be considered before taking it online.
  2. Lesson Plan: Setting Up shop

    • Resource ID: 11604
    • Grade Range: 10, 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will learn about setting up a virtual business. Students will design floor plans for their businesses, create a newsletter about virtual assistants, and create a Gantt scheduling chart.
  3. Lesson Plan: Research - Details of a Virtual Business Office

    • Resource ID: 11614
    • Grade Range: 10, 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will learn the steps required to set up an e-commerce business, research details pertaining to setting up a virtual business office, and evaluate and rate business websites.
  4. Lesson Plan: Client Communication

    • Resource ID: 11617
    • Grade Range: 10, 11, 12
    This lesson will demonstrate ways of communicating with clients, both locally and remotely, and how to successfully apply that knowledge to business-related communications.
  5. Lesson Plan: Accounting for Proprietorship

    • Resource ID: 11625
    • Grade Range: 10, 11, 12
    This lesson will teach students the fundamentals of accounting needed to make the necessary financial decisions for running a successful virtual business.
  6. Scope and Sequence: Virtual Business

    • Resource ID: 19376
    • Grade Range: 10, 11, 12
    CTE TEKS - Implemented 2017-2018, adopted in 2015
    Virtual Business course scope and sequence within the Business Management and Administration Career Cluster® summarizes the content to be taught, and one possible order for teaching the units of instruction. A brief description of...
  7. Lesson Plan: E-Marketing

    • Resource ID: 11600
    • Grade Range: 10, 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will learn about e-marketing to select target markets and compare and contrast e-marketing techniques to traditional marketing techniques.
  8. Lesson Plan: Risks and Revenues

    • Resource ID: 11610
    • Grade Range: 10, 11, 12
    In this lesson, the student will investigate the external and internal risks to virtual businesses, and identify the many revenue streams for virtual businesses.
  9. Lesson Plan: Online Niche Marketing

    • Resource ID: 11612
    • Grade Range: 10, 11, 12
    In this lesson, the students will explain how to use niche marketing to gain a competitive advantage in the marketplace.
  10. Lesson Plan: Fees and Prices (Research and Setting)

    • Resource ID: 11619
    • Grade Range: 10, 11, 12
    This lesson will show how to research pricing and billing practices for a virtual business and then appropriately set fees.
  11. Lesson Plan: Record keeping and Tax Issues

    • Resource ID: 11621
    • Grade Range: 10, 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will research information from the IRS pertaining to starting a business, tax issues, and keeping records. 
  12. Lesson Plan: Design your Website

    • Resource ID: 11606
    • Grade Range: 10, 11, 12
    This lesson is an introduction to designing appealing websites for businesses. Focus is placed upon choosing the correct domain name, design style, and common mistakes made. 
  13. Lesson Plan: Fundamental Bookkeeping Skills Part 2

    • Resource ID: 11627
    • Grade Range: 10, 11, 12
    In this lesson students will learn about bookkeeping skills necessary for a virtual business office. Students will consider how business activities affect accounting equation, complete accounting equations and a chart of accounts. 
  14. Lesson Plan: Advertising Media

    • Resource ID: 11544
    • Grade Range: 9, 10, 11, 12
    In this lesson, the students will learn and understand that Advertising is a paid-for form of communication. The students will also learn about different types of media used in advertising.
  15. Digital Enforcement: Effects of E-Verify on Unauthorized Immigrant Employment and Population

    • Resource ID: DFR-DE
    • Grade Range: 9, 10, 11, 12
    Digital Enforcement
    Digital Enforcement: Effects of E-Verify on Unauthorized Immigrant Employment and Population
    This report estimates the effects of E-Verify on unauthorized immigrant employment and population in seven states.
    September 2017
  16. New Teacher Checklist

    • Resource ID: TeacherChecklist
    • Grade Range: 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12
    This checklist is designed to guide a new Career and Technical Education (CTE) teacher as the teacher plans for a successful school year. It is a general list of activities that a new teacher might need to plan for and be aware of. This list is not intended to be an all-inclusive or required...
  17. CTE Acronym/Terms

    • Resource ID: Ressource Terms
    • Grade Range: 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12
    The purpose of this document is to provide a list of common terms used in Career and Technical Education (CTE) education. Several new CTE teachers come from industry into the classroom, and may not yet be familiar with terms used in CTE classroom or laboratory settings. While this document is...
  18. Lesson Plan: Enhancing Business Communication

    • Resource ID: 11375
    • Grade Range: 10, 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will learn and understand how tables, charts, and figures support and enhance oral and written communication among co‐workers and customers.
  19. Lesson Plan: Planning and Decision Making in an Organization

    • Resource ID: 11411
    • Grade Range: 10, 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will learn the different types of planning that businesses use to make strategic decisions.  Students will learn how to use a SWOT analysis.