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.
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.
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.
This publication explains multiple facets of credit--the cost of credit, applying for credit, filing a credit complaint, and other aspects of using credit.
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.
Unbiased reports and information about various products and services.
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.
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.
This website has free templates to use for websites or wordpress designs.
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.
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.
Games and tips for teaching children about money.
Tips on planning a budget and how to start saving. This site also contains an interactive budget worksheet.
This special feature on jobs, careers, and workplace issues looks at the changing employment scene at the start of the 21st century.
This website can be helpful to students and teachers. It contains broad information for general art resources, information and careers in art.
Power point and animations for teachers to use in their classroom. All content areas included.
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.
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."
A searchable online archive of recipes arranged by ethnic region or by type of dish
Lesson plans and ideas are given on ways to help prepare students for the job market.
All about sewing--from sewing tips to sewing projects. Sponsored by the Home Sewing Association.
Browse the Simplicity catalog or access online sewing tips.
Using music to promote learning. Ideas and resources for using music to teach content across the curriculum to students of all ages.
Utilize the interactive budget planner at this site to plan a budget within your financial means.
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At this site you will find a variety of resources for teaching life skills. Links are available for elementary, middle and high school.
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.
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.
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.
At this site, you may look up different foods, choose the size of the serving, and see details about the nutrients it contains.
Food and nutrition and food and science lesson plans for the Family and Consumer Science educator.
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 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.
A resource for those working with infants, toddlers, and families.