1. Career and Technical Education (CTE) New Teacher Mentoring Program

    • Resource ID: CTEMentoringProgram
    • Grade Range: N/A

    In December of 2016, the Texas Education Agency (TEA) contracted with Resources for Learning, LLC, (RFL) to launch the Career and Technical Education (CTE) New Teacher Mentoring Program. The CTE New Teacher Mentoring Program offers ongoing mentoring and induction-type professional development,...

  2. Computer Maintenance

    • Grade Range: 9, 10, 11, 12, Postsecondary

    In Computer Maintenance, students will acquire knowledge of computer maintenance and creating appropriate documentation. Students will analyze the social responsibility of business and industry regarding the significant issues relating to the environment, ethics, health, safety, and diversity in...

  3. Computer Maintenance Lab

    • Grade Range: 9, 10, 11, 12, Postsecondary

    In Computer Maintenance Lab, students will acquire knowledge of computer maintenance and creating appropriate documentation. Students will analyze the social responsibility of business and industry regarding the significant issues relating to the environment, ethics, health, safety, and...

  4. Computer Technician Practicum

    • Grade Range: 10, 11, 12

    In the Computer Technician Practicum, students will gain knowledge and skills in computer technologies, including advanced knowledge of electrical and electronic theory, computer principles, and components related to the installation, diagnosis, service, and repair of computer-based technology...

  5. Digital Media

    • Grade Range: 9, 10, 11, 12, Postsecondary

    In Digital Media, students will analyze and assess current and emerging technologies, while designing and creating multimedia projects that address customer needs and resolve a problem. Students will implement personal and interpersonal skills to prepare for a rapidly evolving workplace...

  6. Practicum in Information Technology

    • Grade Range: 12

    In the Practicum in Information Technology, students will gain advanced knowledge and skills in the application, design, production, implementation, maintenance, evaluation, and assessment of products, services, and systems. Knowledge and skills in the proper use of analytical skills and...

  7. Principles of Information Technology

    • Grade Range: 9, 10

    In Principles of Information Technology, students will develop computer literacy skills to adapt to emerging technologies used in the global marketplace. Students will implement personal and interpersonal skills to prepare for a rapidly evolving workplace environment. Students will enhance...

  8. Web Technologies

    • Grade Range: 9, 10, 11, 12, Postsecondary

    In Web Technologies, students will learn to make informed decisions and apply the decisions to the field of IT. Students will implement personal and interpersonal skills to prepare for a rapidly evolving workplace environment. The knowledge and skills acquired and practiced will enable students...

  9. Networking

    • Grade Range: 9, 10, 11, 12, Postsecondary

    In Networking, students will develop knowledge of the concepts and skills related to data networking technologies and practices to apply them to personal or career development. To prepare for success, students will have opportunities to reinforce, apply, and transfer knowledge and skills to a...

  10. Lesson Plan: Professionalism in the Workplace

    • Resource ID: 13137
    • Grade Range: 10, 11, 12
    In this lesson, students learn and demonstrate an understanding of professional standards in the workplace.
  11. Lesson Plan: Investigating IT Employment Opportunities

    • Resource ID: 13066
    • Grade Range: 9, 10
    This lesson focuses on IT employment opportunities. Students will research the different types of IT careers and explore their own personal qualities that qualify them for employment in IT. Download the resource by selecting it from the related items section below.
  12. Lesson Plan: Basic Internet Functions

    • Resource ID: 13086
    • Grade Range: 9, 10
    This lesson introduces students to the basics of the internet. Students will have the opportunity to apply the skills they learn to use specific searches to find information. 
  13. Lesson Plan: Keyboards, Mice, and Other Input Devices

    • Resource ID: 13073
    • Grade Range: 9, 10
    This lesson introduces students to various input devices. Students will be able to practice connecting input devices to computers and explore their functions.
  14. Lesson Plan: Cutting Edge Technology

    • Resource ID: 13084
    • Grade Range: 9, 10
    In this lesson, students will practice exchanging information using various types of technology. They will also have opportunities to identify new and emerging technologies through a project presentation.
  15. Lesson Plan: Introduction to Databases Lesson

    • Resource ID: 13112
    • Grade Range: 9, 10
    This lesson introduces students to database software. Students will have the opportunity to practice in pre-built database templates, as well as create their own home inventory database. 
  16. Lesson Plan: Copyright

    • Resource ID: 13071
    • Grade Range: 9, 10
    In this lesson, students will be introduced to the concept of copyright. Students will have the opportunity to create a presentation to apply the concepts of copyright and intellectual property rights.
  17. Lesson Plan: Design Principles

    • Resource ID: 13115
    • Grade Range: 9, 10
    This lesson explores design principles for publishing. Through a project, students will practice applying these design principles to a desktop publishing document while working with various font types. 
  18. Lesson Plan: Using Text Effects

    • Resource ID: 13118
    • Grade Range: 9, 10
    This lesson introduces students to the concept of  using text effects.  Students will have the opportunity to practice using various text effects from fonts, colors, size, text art, etc. 
  19. Lesson Plan: Resume Writing - IT

    • Resource ID: 13064
    • Grade Range: 9, 10
    This lesson explores the importance of and the components of resumes. Students will evaluate their existing resumes and create a new personal resume.
  20. Lesson Plan: Presentation Software - Functions & Terminology

    • Resource ID: 13090
    • Grade Range: 9, 10
    This lesson introduces students to the functions of presentation software as well as the terminology associated with presentation software. Students will individually research three different types of presentation software to create a presentation that compares and contrasts each one.