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.


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.

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

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 Jungle

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.

Don't Buy It (PBS Kids)

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.


Tips for teaching manners.

Free CSS Templates

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

Great Economics Lessons

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.

Kids Activities

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

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Games and tips for teaching children about money.

Learning about Budgeting by VISA

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

Live and Learn

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.

New York Times on the Web: Working

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

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

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

Practical Money Skills for Life

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

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."

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

Browse the Simplicity catalog or access online sewing tips.

Songs for Teaching

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

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

"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

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

The Food Timeline

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

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

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

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

Working in the 21st Century

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.