CTE

Career & Technical Education

Middle-level Content Modules

The  Content modules provide the context to engage students in the themes. These standards-based modules from each CTE content area connect middle to high school learner levels. Content modules are designed for instruction by teachers certified for that content. CTE teachers will use the Content modules aligned with their certification areas to develop meaningful  learning experiences that help their students attain the Theme module standards. The Content modules, organized by CTE content area, are available for download below (all in PDF format).

 

Agriculture

Introduction to Agriculture and Leadership: What knowledge and skills are necessary to demonstrate introductory understanding of what is needed to be a successful citizen in the agriculture industry?

Animals in the Agriculture Industry: What knowledge and skills are necessary to demonstrate introductory understanding of the development, management, and care of animals in the agriculture industry?

Plants in the Agriculture Industry: What knowledge and skills are necessary to demonstrate introductory understanding of the development, management, and care of plants in the agriculture industry?

Stewardship of the Land: What knowledge and skills are necessary to demonstrate introductory understanding of agricultural impacts on natural resource systems?

Agriculture Mechanics: What knowledge and skills are necessary to demonstrate introductory understanding of how power, mechanical, and technical systems support efficient and effective work in the agriculture industry?


Business and Marketing

Business Communication: What knowledge and skills are necessary to demonstrate an introductory understanding of the various modes, styles, and techniques of effective business communication?

Business Career Portfolio: What knowledge and skills are necessary for individuals to create the elements and behaviors needed for success in the job seeking process? 

Computer Literacy for the Workplace: How can one use technology to communicate appropriately and effectively in the business world?

Entrepreneurship: What building blocks must be in place for an entrepreneurial idea to become a viable business in the community?


Family and Consumer Sciences

Individual Growth and Life Readiness: What knowledge and skills are necessary to demonstrate introductory understanding of self, interests, aptitudes, and abilities as they relate to personal development, employability, and financial readiness?

Human Development and Relationships: How do positive individual and family relationships across the lifespan help human beings develop and thrive? What impact does the family have on the well-being of individuals and society?

Apparel and Textile Production and Design: What knowledge and skills are necessary for selecting, purchasing, creating, and maintaining apparel and textiles for a variety of activities and settings?

Environmental Design and Management: What knowledge and skills are necessary for designing and managing living spaces to ensure safety, conserve natural resources, and achieve personal expression?

Nutrition and Wellness: What knowledge and skills are necessary to demonstrate introductory skills for planning, selecting, purchasing, preparing, serving, and storing nutritious foods?

Food Systems and Production: What knowledge and skills are necessary to demonstrate introductory understanding of choices, availability, sustainability, purchasing, preparation, and production of food?

Health Science

Health Science Career Pathways: What personal skills, abilities, and aptitudes are needed for success in health science careers?

Communication and Client Interaction: What skills and abilities are necessary to communicate effectively with clients and colleagues in health science careers?

Safety in Health Science Careers: What knowledge and skills are required to prevent, prepare for, and respond to injuries and illnesses in the health science field?

Client Care: What personal skills, abilities, and aptitudes do health sciences professionals need to provide appropriate client care through careers in each health science career pathway?

Technology Education

The Nature of Technology: What do students need to understand about the nature of technology to prepare them to become technologically literate and adaptable members of society?

Technology and Society: What do students need to understand about how technology impacts the social, cultural, and environmental contexts of our ever-changing world?

Design: What do students need to understand about how to apply design processes to address human needs and wants?

Abilities for a Technological World: What do students need to understand to be able to use, manage, assess, and create technological products and systems in a rapidly changing technological world?

The Designed World: What do students need to understand how the designed world supports the development of systems and products by humans?

Trade and Technical

Exploring Trade and Technical Careers: What knowledge and skills are necessary to demonstrate introductory understanding of the personal skills, abilities, and aptitudes needed for success in trade and technical careers?

Measurement in Trade and Technical Fields: What knowledge and skills are necessary to demonstrate introductory understanding of systems of measurement and the ways accurate measurements assist trade and technical workers in the successful completion of their work?

Safety in Trade and Technical Fields: What knowledge and skills are necessary to demonstrate appropriate and consistent use of policies, equipment, and techniques that foster workplace safety in trade and technical careers?

Last Updated: October 10, 2018