1. Foundational Learning Session 1: Unpacking Standards

    • Resource ID: FLS1
    • Grade Range: N/A
    This is the first in a series of foundational learning sessions designed to provide support for beginning CTE teachers as part of the Texas Education Agency CTE Mentor Program. This foundational learning session focuses on how to unpack TEKS to ensure your instructional planning results in...
  2. Foundational Learning Session 2: Student Learning Objectives

    • Resource ID: FLS2
    • Grade Range: N/A
    This is the second in a series of foundational learning sessions designed to provide support for beginning CTE teachers as part of the Texas Education Agency CTE Mentor Program. This foundational learning session focuses on how to generate student learning objectives from unpacked state...
  3. Foundational Learning Session 3: Activities

    • Resource ID: FLS3
    • Grade Range: N/A
    This is the third in a series of foundational learning sessions designed to provide support for beginning CTE teachers as part of the Texas Education Agency CTE Mentor Program. In this session, be prepared to use one of the student learning objectives you developed during Foundational Learning...
  4. Foundational Learning Session 4: Knowledge of Students

    • Resource ID: FLS4
    • Grade Range: N/A
    This is the fourth in a series of foundational learning sessions designed to provide support for beginning CTE teachers as part of the Texas Education Agency CTE Mentor Program. For this session, please have your class rosters available for review.
  5. Foundational Learning Session 5: Classroom Management

    • Resource ID: FLS5
    • Grade Range: N/A
    This is the fifth in a series of foundational learning sessions designed to provide support for beginning CTE teachers as part of the Texas Education Agency's CTE Mentor Program. This session describes concrete approaches you can use to promote positive student behaviors and to cultivate a...
  6. Foundational Learning Session 6: Differentiation

    • Resource ID: FLS6
    • Grade Range: N/A
    This is the sixth in a series of foundational learning sessions designed to provide support for beginning CTE teachers as part of the Texas Education Agency's CTE Mentor Program. In this session, teacher's will use the T-TESS Instruction Dimension 2.4: Differentiation rubric to evaluate...
  7. Foundational Learning Session 7: End-of-Year Reflection

    • Resource ID: FLS7
    • Grade Range: N/A
    This is the seventh in a series of foundational learning sessions designed to provide support for beginning CTE teachers as part of the Texas Education Agency's CTE Mentor Program. In this session, we discuss ways in which you can approach end-of-year reflection and harness your strengths to...
  8. CLI Engage

    • Resource ID: ET-CLI
    • Grade Range: 9, 10, 11, 12, Postsecondary
    CLI Engage provides a comprehensive, integrated resources suite that connects professional development (online courses) to classroom implementation (activity collections) and highly targeted data collection and planning (child progress monitoring and teacher observation and goal-setting). Visit...
  9. Lesson Plan: End of Course Project Options - Practicum in Education and Training

    • Resource ID: 19832
    • Grade Range: 12
    In this lesson, students will review all TEKS for Education and Training, then research and develop a project proposal and presentation. Student projects and presentations will be based on selected course TEKS.
  10. 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,...
  11. 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.
  12. 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.
  13. 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.
  14. 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.
  15. 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...
  16. 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.
  17. 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.
  18. 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...
  19. 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.
  20. Practicum in Education and Training Unit Plan 8

    • Resource ID: 24939
    • Grade Range: 11, 12
    In this Unit, students will discuss with a local school district administrator or HR representative a sample Professional Development Plan (PDP) based on a teacher’s first year in the school district.