1. Practicum in Education and Training Unit Plan 1

    • Resource ID: 24932
    • Grade Range: 11, 12
    Students will explore course opportunities, requirements, and expectations as well as discuss effective work practices and strategies for successful course completion in this introduction to the course.
  2. 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.
  3. Practicum in Education and Training Unit Plan 2

    • Resource ID: 24933
    • Grade Range: 11, 12
    In this Unit, students will evaluate and explain responsibilities of working in the teaching and training profession as well as identify and discuss the professional and ethical conduct expected of educators.
  4. Practicum in Education and Training Unit Plan 3

    • Resource ID: 24934
    • Grade Range: 11, 12
    In this Unit, students will identify, describe, and actively apply human development principles and learning theories, such as Behaviorism, Gardner’s Multiple Intelligences, Learning Styles, Motivational Theory, and Constructivism, to specific teaching or training situations.
  5. Practicum in Education and Training Unit Plan 4

    • Resource ID: 24935
    • Grade Range: 11, 12
    In this Unit, students will incorporate research-based and evidenced-based theories and strategies to create effective unit and lesson plans that both align with TEKS and that include accommodations for students with learning differences.
  6. Practicum in Education and Training Unit Plan 5

    • Resource ID: 24936
    • Grade Range: 11, 12
    In this Unit, students will build upon the list of helpful assessment tools, resources, and strategies they started in Instructional Practices; if they did not build such a list, they will collaborate in small groups to build one in this course. Students will use technology to present, explain, and...
  7. Practicum in Education and Training Unit Plan 6

    • Resource ID: 24937
    • Grade Range: 11, 12
    In this Unit, students will research, explore, and analyze current trends and issues that impact education such as political, societal, and economic trends and issues.
  8. Practicum in Education and Training Unit Plan 7

    • Resource ID: 24938
    • Grade Range: 11, 12
    In this Unit, students will participate in and document their field-based observations of P-12 classrooms with special populations.
  9. 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.
  10. Practicum in Education and Training Unit Plan 9

    • Resource ID: 24940
    • 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.
  11. Program of Study: Firefighter

    • Resource ID: 19573
    • Grade Range: 9, 10, 11, 12, Postsecondary
    Based on the House Bill 5 Foundation High School Program, the Firefighter program of study within the Law, Public Safety, Corrections, and Security Career Cluster® provides helpful information, including the core courses and career-related electives in high school that will help prepare...
  12. Lesson Plan: Concepts of Engineering Math

    • Resource ID: 14893
    • Grade Range: 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will apply engineering mathematics to various bridge applications, using team building strategies. This includes understanding different types of bridges, how to scale objects and using dimensional analysis.
  13. Lesson Plan: A Look at Theories - Part I

    • Resource ID: 19746
    • Grade Range: 10, 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will look at the theories that influence growth, development and behaviors in infants and young children.
  14. Texas GEAR UP in Action: LVN Program

    • Resource ID: Gearup_HS_LVN
    • Grade Range: 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12
    Nursing's a great job. Nurses perform an incredibly demanding, immensely valuable, and incalculably rewarding service to their community—and it's steady work that requires even steadier minds to go in and git 'er done with compassion and a high level of expertise. That's...
  15. How I Got Here: Maria

    • Resource ID: Gearup_Pr_HIGH_Maria
    • Grade Range: 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12
    During high school, Maria went through every day carrying a secret—she’s an undocumented citizen. While other students were starting to prep for college, Maria was thinking that she’d never be able to step foot on a college campus due to her status. And she was seriously...
  16. Texas GEAR UP in Action: Health Science Academy

    • Resource ID: Gearup_HS_Healthscie
    • Grade Range: 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12
    When the folks at IDEA Public Schools GEAR UP started hearing that students were wanting to leave to attend more health and science-oriented institutions, they knew they had to come up with an inventive solution or risk losing them all together—and thus was born ...
  17. Texas GEAR UP in Action: Phenomenal Women Career Conference

    • Resource ID: Gearup_HS_Phenomenal
    • Grade Range: 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12
    A great group of gals from ESC Region 12 got the chance to get up close and personal with working women at a Phenomenal Women Career Conference in Temple. Fusing facts with fashion and fun, the day-long conference offered some amazing insight and invaluable info from some incredibly fierce...
  18. Texas GEAR UP in Action: GEAR UP Club

    • Resource ID: Gearup_HS_GUclub
    • Grade Range: 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12
    Some lucky IDEA Public Schools students from the Rio Grande Valley are getting a highly unique taste of college life through the exciting and engaging Transformational College Field Lessons program. These lessons aren't your typical visits to local colleges or even state universities. No,...
  19. Faces of Texas GEAR UP: Xavier

    • Resource ID: Gearup_HS_FOGU_Xavie
    • Grade Range: 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12
    Xavier is all...
  20. How I Got Here: Yarii

    • Resource ID: Gearup_Pr_HIGH_Yarii
    • Grade Range: 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12
    Some students may not fully appreciate the value of dual-credit classes—until they see Yarii’s story. This student (who didn’t even speak English until she was 14)...