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Teaching Resources for Comprehensive FCS
Teaching Resources for Consumer Education and Family Living
Teaching Resources for Clothing/Fashion and Housing/Interiors
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FCS Module Suppliers

Applied Educational Systems, Inc.
This company provides modules for Family & Consumer Sciences Education.

DEPCO, LLC
DEPCO provides modules for Family & Consumer Sciences Education.

Hearlihy
Hearlihy provides modules for Family & Consumer Sciences Education.

Lab-Volt
Lab-Volt Systems provides Tech-Design® modules for Family & Consumer Sciences Education.

Synergistic Systems
This company provides modules for Family & Consumer Sciences Education.

Paxton/Patterson
This company also provides modules for Family & Consumer Sciences.

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Teaching Resources for Foods, Nutrition, and Wellness

Society for Nutrition Education
The Society for Nutrition Education (SNE) represents the professional interests of nutrition educators in the United States and worldwide. Members of SNE educate individuals, families, fellow professionals, and students, and influence policy makers about nutrition, food, and health.

American Baker’s Association
The ABA represents all segments of the baking industry before the United States Congress, State Legislatures, and international regulatory authorities.

Institute of Food Technologists
The IFT is for professionals working in food science, food technology, and related professions in industry, academia, and government. The group works to attract new students to food science careers.

Food and Nutrition Information Center
This Web site includes a Consumer Corner, as well as numerous resources for teachers.

Blue Web’n
This Web site from SBC provides links to on-line projects and educational web sites in health and nutrition.

Food Australia
The Australian food industry's food science and technology publication provides information on key aspects of the food industry, ranging from factory profiles, new products, and equipment to conference and technical papers. Articles are provided by subscription only.

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Teaching Resources for Culinary Arts/Food Service

Atomic Publishing
This Web site provides materials for foodservice professionals, including books, videos, tools, unique and new products, posters, training materials, computer programs for the hospitality industry, etc.

Council of Hotel and Restaurant Trainers
CHART provides this site for hospitality training professionals. The site includes resources, links, and publications.

International Council on Hotel, Restaurant, and Institutional Education
The CHRIE Web site offers information on resources for educators, accreditation, membership, and internship programs.

The ADDS Center
The Agricultural Database for Decision Support (ADDS) includes The Dairy InfoBase, a large collection of publications on dairy production available from across the United States. Top dairy experts have reviewed all publications. Registration is required for the trial version.

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Teaching Resources for Child Development and Parenting

Head Start
Head Start and Early Head Start are comprehensive child development programs that serve children from birth to age 5, pregnant women, and their families. They are child-focused programs and have the overall goal of increasing the school readiness of young children in low-income families. This Web site contains information regarding programs and services of the Head Start Bureau.

Learning Disabilities Association of America
The LDA Web site provides information for people with learning disabilities, their parents, teachers and other professionals.

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Teaching Resources for Child Care/Adult Care

National Coalition of Campus Children’s Centers
The NCCCC is a nonprofit educational membership organization. It supports research and activities affecting college and university early childhood education and service settings, family and work issues, and the field of early childhood education in general.

The Project Approach
The Project Approach refers to a set of teaching strategies that enable teachers to guide children through in-depth studies of real world topics.

The High/Scope® Approach
On its Web site, the High/Scope® Educational Research Foundation outlines information concerning this educational approach to active learning.

The Reggio Emilia Approach
Go to the site for the Clearing House on Early Education and Parenting (CEEP), click on Popular Topics, then click on The Reggio Emilia Approach. The Web site contains information and resources related to the approach to early childhood education developed in the preschools of Reggio Emilia, Italy.

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Teaching Resources for Comprehensive FCS

Social Security Online
This Web site of the Social Security Administration includes a Kids link, which provides information for children, teens, parents, and teachers.

BAM! Body and Mind
Created by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the BAM Web site is designed to give youth the information they need to make healthy lifestyle choices. BAM also provides teachers with interactive activities that fulfill national education standards for science and health.

Character Counts!
Character Counts! is an alliance aimed at strengthening the character of young people. Their Web site provides teacher resources, including lesson plans and handouts.

National Service-Learning Partnership
The NSLP is a national service learning organization aimed at advancing service learning as a core element of education across the United States. Their Web site provides teacher resources, such as curriculum, instructions for aligning service learning with academic standards, and instructions regarding how to assess service-learning experiences.

Learn and Serve America
Learn and Serve America supports community service projects in schools and community organizations. The Web site provides resources for programs and grant information.

Simplicity
Simplicity’s Web site takes a look at teaching tools, lesson plans, and sewing basics and techniques.

Internal Revenue Service
This Web site offers information on taxes and an interactive tax education program for high school classrooms, which includes lesson plans, educational standards, and links to other resources.

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Teaching Resources for Consumer Education and Family Living

EconEdLink
This program of the National Council on Economic Education provides tested economics lessons for K–12 teachers and students.

It All Adds Up
This site was developed for youth by the National Council on Economic Education. The site includes online games and simulations in all areas of financial management and also includes a Teachers Guide with lesson modules.

Jump$tart
Jump$tart Coalition for Personal Financial Literacy is a coalition of government agencies, nonprofit organizations, and corporations. It seeks to improve the financial skills of young adults by evaluating their financial literacy; developing, disseminating, and encouraging the use of standards for grades K–12; and promoting the teaching of personal finance.

National Endowment for Financial Education
Their Web site includes information on NEFE’s High School Financial Planning Program, designed to increase the financial literacy of America’s youth.

National Endowment for Financial Education Teen Resource Bureau
NEFE’s financial Web site is designed for teens in a magazine format updated every three months. The site includes a Teachers Section.

Social Security Online
This Web site of the Social Security Administration includes a Kids link, which provides information for children, teens, parents, and teachers.

Internal Revenue Service
This Web site offers information on taxes and an interactive tax education program for high school classrooms, which includes lesson plans, educational standards, and links to other resources.

International Childbirth Education Association
The ICEA is a site for providers of programs for expectant parents and new families.

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Teaching Resources for Clothing/Fashion and Housing/Interiors

BUILDING BIG
This is an interactive site with virtual labs and building challenges to get students thinking about the large structures they see everyday. This site also includes an educator's guide.

FiberSource
The American Fiber Manufacturers’ Association (AFMA) site provides classroom materials, fiber history, product, and facts.

IDClic
This site allows users to plan a kitchen online and view a gallery of designs finished with the 20-20 software. Users must register.

Sewing.org
The Home Sewing Association provides this site for the home sewing industry. The site includes a Sewing Educator section.

Virtual Tourist.com
Go to this site for a source of travel information, as well as cultures and lifestyles around the world. Online international chat rooms allow students to learn about life in another country. Teacher supervision is recommended.

Public Broadcasting Service
PBS provides this interactive site with virtual labs and building challenges to get students thinking about structures they see everyday. Includes an educator’s guide.

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General Teaching Resources

Job Shadowing
Job Shadowing is sponsored by a coalition of government and private industry. Guidelines are provided for setting up job shadowing, plus a link to virtual job shadowing.

Family and Consumer Sciences Education Association
This voluntary organization is composed of family and consumer sciences educators and others associated with or interested in family and consumer sciences instruction in schools and colleges.

American Association of Family and Consumer Sciences
AAFCS is a national forum where K-12 teachers, university educators, and corporate executives collaborate to improve the quality of individual and family life.

Association for Career and Technical Education
ACTE is the largest national educational association for career preparation. Their Web site includes professional development opportunities as well as a lesson plan library.

ERIC
The Education Resources Information Center database of journal and non-journal literature contains a wealth of information for educators.

Federal Resources for Educational Excellence
This Web site provides access to educational resources on a variety of subjects (including vocational education and health and safety) supported by federal government agencies.

Gateway to Educational Materials
Sponsored by the U.S. Department of Education, this Web site offers a searchable database of lesson plans, curriculum units, and other educational resources.

Learning Seed
This company produces educational media programs used in classrooms and for individual study.

eNasco
This site for NASCO provides information about teaching aids available for classroom use.

Curriculum Web
The Curriculum Web offers on-line projects, government resources, interdisciplinary resources, and library information.

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