Audacity

http://www.download.com/Audacity/3000-2170_4-10058117.html

Teachers and students may download Audacity software for FREE at this site. Audacity is a free program that allows students to create blogs so that teachers may incorporate them into their curriculum.


BibMe

http://www.bibme.org/

This is a web-based bibliography tool that is fast and easy to use. Students can build a citation page is a snap with this tool.


Buying Your First Car (A WebQuest)

http://www.otsego.k12.oh.us/bernthisel/carshoppingwebquest.htm

Students integrate Microsoft Publisher, Excel, Word, and PowerPoint into an exercise where they can find out what it would be like to buy their own car.


Career Education: Setting Your Students on the Path to a Valid Vocation

http://www.education-world.com/a_lesson/lesson160.shtml

This article has a wealth of resources to direct students down the right career path. Information is given on resume writing, discovering their personality, interviewing, and other parts of the career selection process.


Consumer Handbook to Credit Protection Law

http://federalreserve.gov/pubs/consumerhdbk/

This publication explains multiple facets of credit--the cost of credit, applying for credit, filing a credit complaint, and other aspects of using credit.


Consumer Jungle

http://www.consumerjungle.org/

Students, teachers, and parents are presented with an interactive camp adventure to better prepare them for dealing with consumer issues such as credit cards, checking accounts, loans, and other topics.


Consumer Reports.Org

http://www.consumerreports.org/main/home.jsp

Unbiased reports and information about various products and services.


Don't Buy It (PBS Kids)

http://pbskids.org/dontbuyit/

Children ages 9-11 are given the opportunity to see how ads are created, how the customer is enticed to buy, what is fantasy, and what is reality.


EARLY YEARS-Birth to Preschool

http://www.ed.gov/Family/RWN/Activ97/early.html

Reading and writing activities for birth to preschool including story ending, funny sounds, rhyme time, and more.


edhelper.com

http://www.edhelper.com/

A complete resource for all subject areas. Includes lesson plans, worksheets, vocabulary, and much more!


FamilyFun

http://family.go.com/raisingkids/child/dev/feature/dony39famanners/dony39famanners2.html

Tips for teaching manners.


FCCLA

http://www.fcclainc.org

FCCLA (Family, Career and Community Leaders of America) is the student organization for young men and women in family and consumer sciences education in public and private schools. At this site learn about the organization and its national activities.


Free CSS Templates

http://www.freecsstemplates.org/

This website has free templates to use for websites or wordpress designs.


Great Economics Lessons

http://www.sites4teachers.com/links/redirect.php?url=http://ecedweb.unomaha.edu/lessons/lessons.cfm

Here are some great online economics lessons--all levels and content areas keyed to the Nebraska Social Studies/Economics Standards. If you know the concept you want to teach, start from the K-5 concepts list or the 6-12 concepts list. Materials from which to create more lessons are available from the Virtual Economics Companion.


job-interview.net

http://www.job-interview.net/index.htm

This web site offers a variety of helpful hints for the job interview with 900+ sample questions for 41 jobs, tips for interviewing and resume writing, and how to do mock interview practice.


Kids Activities

http://www.edbydesign.com/kidsact.html

Interactive activites for teaching writing, math, and other skills.


Kids Food Cyberclub

http://www.kidfood.org

This site is dedicated to promoting good nutrition. Children will be entertained through interactive activities. Multiple resources are available to teachers and parents.


Kids: Understanding Money

http://www.familyeducation.com/topic/front/0,1156,65-26934,00.html

Games and tips for teaching children about money.


Learning about Budgeting by VISA

http://usa.visa.com/personal/student/budgeting/index.html

Tips on planning a budget and how to start saving. This site also contains an interactive budget worksheet.


Live and Learn

http://www.liveandlearn.com/learn.html

This site offers a variety of links for the teacher or parent of a special education student. It may also be used in an early childhood class. An excellent listing of developmental activities for birth to five years old is also included.


Netsmartz

http://www.netsmartzkids.org/indexFL.htm

Great website with many interactive activities and games that will teach students about internet safety.


New York Times on the Web: Working

http://www.nytimes.com/indexes/2002/10/29/business/businessspecial/

This special feature on jobs, careers, and workplace issues looks at the changing employment scene at the start of the 21st century.


Online General Arts Degrees & Resources

http://www.academicinfo.net/subarts.html

This website can be helpful to students and teachers. It contains broad information for general art resources, information and careers in art.


Pete's Power Point Station

http://www.pppst.com/

Power point and animations for teachers to use in their classroom. All content areas included.


Practical Money Skills for Life

http://www.practicalmoneyskills.com/index.php

This site gives the viewer the opportunity to choose the intended audience--student, teacher, parent or consumer. Afterwards, lessons in money management are made available for different age groups.


Read Write Think

http://www.readwritethink.org/

The website states its purpose is to "provide educators and students access to the highest quality practices and resources in reading and language arts instruction."


Recipe Source

http://www.recipesource.com/

A searchable online archive of recipes arranged by ethnic region or by type of dish


Résumé Lesson Plans and Resources for the K-1

http://desktoppub.about.com/library/weekly/resumes.doc

Lesson plans and ideas are given on ways to help prepare students for the job market.


Sewing.org

http://www.sewing.org/

All about sewing--from sewing tips to sewing projects. Sponsored by the Home Sewing Association.


Simplicity.com

http://www.simplicity.com

Browse the Simplicity catalog or access online sewing tips.


Songs for Teaching

http://www.songsforteaching.com/index.htm

Using music to promote learning. Ideas and resources for using music to teach content across the curriculum to students of all ages.


Student Budget Planner

http://www.tdcanadatrust.com/student/stbud.jsp

Utilize the interactive budget planner at this site to plan a budget within your financial means.


TeachersFirst.com

http://www.teachersfirst.com/index.cfm

"TeachersFirst is a rich collection of lessons, units, and web resources designed to save teachers time by delivering just what they need in a practical, user-friendly, and ad-free format. We offer our own professional and classroom-ready content along with thousands of reviewed web resources, including practical ideas for classroom use and safe classroom use of Web 2.0. Busy teachers, parents, and students can find resources using our subject/grade level search, keyword search, or extensive menus."


Teaching Guides for Life Skills

http://www.goodcharacter.com/MStopics.html

At this site you will find a variety of resources for teaching life skills. Links are available for elementary, middle and high school.


The "Tips" of Wedding Tips

http://www.weddingtips.com/wttips.html

A site which assists in planning a wedding, aiming at helping the bride and groom to avoid the pitfalls leading up to the big event.


The Food Timeline

http://www.foodtimeline.org/

Explore the food habits of human beings from 17,000 B.C. to the present. A timeline will display when certain foods were introduced with a link for additional information.


The Original Tipping Page

http://www.tipping.org/index.shtml

Do you ponder over the appropriate amount to tip in a restaurant and in other situations? Check this website for tips on tipping, a tip calculator, and more.


USDA Nutrient Data Laboratory

http://www.nal.usda.gov/fnic/cgi-bin/nut_search.pl

At this site, you may look up different foods, choose the size of the serving, and see details about the nutrients it contains.


Utah Curriculum Resources

http://www.uen.org/Lessonplan/LPview.cgi?core=20

Food and nutrition and food and science lesson plans for the Family and Consumer Science educator.


Who's Who & What's What Quiz

http://www.nytimes.com/learning/students/quiz/index.html

This is a daily quiz that students can take to quiz themselves on current events. There are links to educational articles in the New York Times which they read and ten take the quiz.


Working in the 21st Century

http://www.bls.gov/opub/working/home.htm

Working in the 21st Century is a portrait of the U.S. workforce at the beginning of the New Millennium: a set of charts and related information about subjects ranging from education levels to retirement plans. You can view either the slide show or the individual slides.


Zero to Three

http://www.zerotothree.org/

A resource for those working with infants, toddlers, and families.