1. 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...
  2. 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...
  3. 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...
  4. Lesson Plan: Engineering Mathematics - Electrical Systems

    • Resource ID: 14899
    • Grade Range: 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will learn about electricity and design a building/wing/floor that meets a certain power consumption criteria using conventional power sources (fossil fuels) and renewable power sources.
  5. Lesson Plan: STEM - Interpersonal and Management Skills

    • Resource ID: 14615
    • Grade Range: 12
    In this lesson, students will apply management skills to the operation of business in the STEM career field, using interpersonal and team-building skills.
  6. Lesson Plan: Robotics I - Evolution and Classification

    • Resource ID: 14916
    • Grade Range: 9, 10
    Students will refine the design of a robotic or automated system to ensure quality, efficiency, and manufacturability of the final product.
  7. Lesson Plan: The Nature of Matter

    • Resource ID: 14804
    • Grade Range: 10, 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will learn how matter is fundamental to the understanding of electricity. Student will also be able to describe the atomic models, electron orbits and shells, and how valence electrons determine conductivity.
  8. Lesson Plan: Robotics I - Time Management

    • Resource ID: 14914
    • Grade Range: 9, 10
    In this lesson, students will create a robotics project, develop a weekly schedule for the implementation of the project, and apply time-management skills to complete the task efficiently.
  9. Lesson Plan: Construction Robotics I - Part 2 - Gripper

    • Resource ID: 14924
    • Grade Range: 9, 10
    In this lesson, students will construct various robot grippers. Upon completion of building the grippers, students will evaluate their functionality and effectiveness at conducting certain tasks. 
  10. Lesson Plan: Construction Robotics I - Part 5 - Vertical Column

    • Resource ID: 14930
    • Grade Range: 9, 10
    In this lesson, students will construct a basic part of a vertical column and the mounting parts that anchor into the body. Students will explain how to make the parts by identifying the materials, machines and tools used to construct the column.
  11. Lesson Plan: Construction Robotics I - Part 6 - Arm

    • Resource ID: 14932
    • Grade Range: 9, 10
    In this lesson, students will construct a basic robotic arm and all of the mounting parts, and explain how they made the parts by identifying the materials, machines and tools used to create the arm.
  12. Lesson Plan: Robotics I - Programming Languages

    • Resource ID: 14938
    • Grade Range: 9, 10
    In this lesson, students will be expected to use and maintain technological products, processes, and systems, and demonstrate the use of computers to manipulate a robot or automated system and associated subsystems. 
  13. Lesson Plan: Applied Engineering Problem Solving - DR.GABIC

    • Resource ID: 14752
    • Grade Range: 9, 10
    In this lesson, students will develop the ability to use the Engineering and/or Scientific Problem Solving steps to problem-solve in teams.
  14. Lesson Plan: DC Circuits

    • Resource ID: 14775
    • Grade Range: 9, 10
    This lesson introduces students to fundamentals of DC circuits and schematic electrical diagrams. The lesson also includes circuit analysis problems.
  15. Lesson Plan: STEM - Inductive Reactance

    • Resource ID: 14822
    • Grade Range: 10, 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will have an understanding of how inductive reactance impacts the operation of electrical equipment.
  16. Lesson Plan: AC/DC Electronics - Electrical Power

    • Resource ID: 14827
    • Grade Range: 10, 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will be introduced to Ohm's law, Kirchoff's laws, and power laws to actual or simulated circuits. Students will apply these laws to construct and repair circuits.
  17. Lesson Plan: Engineering and Design Capstone Research Project 2

    • Resource ID: 14871
    • Grade Range: 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will learn to create a prototype that meets the criteria given in the Engineering Design Process/Problem Solving Grading Rubric. Students will learn to communicate ideas through the BLOG”ineering Design Process Website..
  18. Lesson Plan: Engineering Design Capstone Research Project Part 4

    • Resource ID: 14875
    • Grade Range: 10, 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will learn and apply the knowledge in designing a product prototype, prepare and make a team presentation of their research and results that meets the criteria given in the Engineering Design PowerPoint or Prezi and Oral Presentation Rubric.
  19. Lesson Plan: Engineering Design Mini Project

    • Resource ID: 14883
    • Grade Range: 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will explain the concept of engineering design, apply engineering design concepts to a problem scenario, practice sketching technical drawings in their engineering notebooks, and reinforce collaborative and communication skills.
  20. Lesson Plan: Engineering Design Process

    • Resource ID: 14918
    • Grade Range: 10, 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will demonstrate the steps of the design process in robotic applications.