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Watch this page for updates and samples of our newest products! Featured products may not yet be available in our warehouse - contact our customer service department at 800.654.4502 for prices and availability, or visit our online catalog. You can also download our new product flyers for Agricultural Education, Family and Consumer Sciences Education, Health Careers Education, Trade and Industrial Education, and Career and Academic Corrections.

 

Career Focus: BMITE Careers
CS902217

Career Focus BMITE coverCareer Focus BMITE Careers is a new career exploration and preparation guide that is part of the Career Focus series. This full-color magazine combines essential career guidance with web activities and “skill builder” opportunities to help prepare students for college and career opportunities in Business, Marketing, and Information Technology. Package of 10

Articles include: 

  • Identifying Possible Careers
  • What Pays in the Aerospace Industry?
  • Aerospace Careers You Might Not Have Thought About
  • Individual Career Plans
  • Career Clusters and Pathways
  • Online Tools for Career Planning and Preparation
  • Planning for College and Career
  • Finding Job Opportunities
  • Managing Your Digital Dirt
  • Strategies for Networking
  • Career Myths and Realities
  • CareerTech Champions in Aviation

and much more.

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Career Connections Magazine - Elementary School Edition
CS901317

Career Connections Elementary coverThis publication introduces elementary-aged students to career awareness in a youth-friendly format. The full color magazine includes activities that introduce students to career fields, career-related vocabulary, good work/school habits, and more. Package of 10. A free Teacher Guide is also available.

Units include:

  • What are Career Fields?
  • What Do You Like?
  • Draw Yourself .
  • Let’s Learn New Words
  • Career Planning Vocabulary Crossword
  • Wonderful Word Search
  • Family Interview .
  • Tree of Careers
  • Match Me! 
  • Jobs, Skills and Tools
  • I Spy Good Work Habits
  • What Do I Do Next?
  • Look at What You Can Do in the Future
  • Let’s Review Career Fields
  • What I Will Look Like

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Transition Into Practice
HO1303/HO3303

transition-into-practiceTransition Into Practice adheres to the revised objectives approved by the Oklahoma Board of Nursing. This text builds on the concepts and skills from previous courses. It focuses on transitioning from a student to a licensed nurse. Transition Into Practice will help the student with nursing leadership, employability skills, and how to apply and prepare for the NCLEX-PN. The teacher edition includes a companion CD with tests and activities.

Modules include:

  • Nursing Leadership
  • Employability Strategies
  • NCLEX-PN Success

We are offering module 3, "NCLEX-PN Success," as a free sample to download.

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Law Enforcement I
TI1151/TI3151

law enforcement 1 coverOur Law Enforcement I curriculum was developed in cooperation with the National Partnership for Careers in Law, Public Safety, Corrections and Security. It provides an estimated 178 hours of instruction for secondary and post-secondary students interested in pursuing a law enforcement career, and is aligned with an end-of-instruction assessment produced by the CareerTech Testing Center. This full-color curriculum includes the following units:

  • Careers in Law Enforcement and Public Safety
  • Law Enforcement and Victim Assistance
  • Ethics in Law Enforcement
  • Communication and Writing Skills
  • The Criminal Justice System
  • Day-to-Day Operations
  • Criminal and Constitutional Law
  • Civil Law
  • Citizens’ Rights
  • Criminal Laws and the Criminal Justice System
  • Investigations
  • Arrests
  • Juveniles and the Justice System
  • Search and Seizure
  • Conflict Resolution
  • Models of Policing
  • Traffic Codes and Enforcement
  • Trials, Sentencing and Corrections

We are offering unit 17, "Traffic Codes and Enforcement," as a free sample for you to download.

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Agriculture Dictionary

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The Agriculture Dictionary is a compilation of key terms from all CIMC Agricultural Education curriculum titles. Dictionaries can be purchased separately, or as classroom set of 15. The classroom set also includes a CD of activity worksheets that can be used as a supplement with any course to increase students’ knowledge of agricultural terms.

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FACS Basics: Building Skills to Last a Lifetime

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FACS Basics: Building Skills to Last a Lifetime provides students with basic information and skills needed to function within the family and an ever-changing, complex society. Students develop competencies in the areas of nutrition and wellness, physical and emotional development, food science, housing and interior design, early childhood, textiles, interpersonal relationships, and career exploration. Presented in a full-color format with review questions, hands-on activities, and fun “Did You Know” features, FACS Basics helps students gain basic life skills that promote a positive influence upon their quality of life.

Units include:

  • Personality, Dating and Close Relationships
  • Communication and Conflict Resolution
  • Physical Development
  • Strengthening Families
  • Caring for Children
  • Applying Principles of Design
  • Sewing Basics
  • Choosing and Caring for Clothing
  • Promoting Good Health
  • Nutrition
  • Kitchen Equipment
  • Kitchen Safety and Sanitation
  • Using a Recipe
  • Planning and Serving Meals
  • Fruits, Vegetables, and Grains
  • Milk, Yogurt, and Cheese
  • Proteins
  • Exploring Careers

We are offering unit 2, "Communication and Conflict Resolution," as a free sample for you to download.

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Websites, Apps, and More

2016 Web Book coverUpdated for 2016! The 9th edition of our web book (previously called Best of the Web) includes apps for both instructors and students that enhance the classroom experience, offer avenues for professional development, and assist instructors with student engagement and enhancement activities. This edition includes resources for CareerTech Student Organizations; Teaching, Advising & Career Information; Creativity; and Digital Tools, as well as websites for each career cluster. You can purchase Websites, Apps and More in packages of 10, or you can download a free copy on our Downloads page.


Employability Guide

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This new, 30-page guide from the CIMC describes eight skills that employers want, why they want those skills, and how job seekers can build and demonstrate each skill. This is a handy and essential resource for anyone preparing for their first job, changing jobs, or hoping to become more successful in their current workplaces!

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Thoughtful Quotations Table TentsThoughtful Table Tents

This set includes 25 full-color table tents, each with a unique quotation and scored for easy folding.

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Mental Health Nursing coverMental Health Nursing

Mental Health Nursing adheres to the revised objectives approved by the Oklahoma Board of Nursing. This text builds on the concepts and skills from previous courses. It focuses on nursing for mental health, including: psychiatric care environment, teams, and treatment; therapeutic communication; psychopharmacology; stress, anxiety, and coping; addictive disorders; abuse and neglect; depression; impaired cognition. Mental Health Nursing is designed to teach the nursing student focused nursing skills and the ability to apply their knowledge to prepare for the NCLEX-PN. A test bank CD for Mental Health Nursing is also available for purchase.

Modules include:

  • Introduction to the Psychiatric Care Environment
  • Psychiatric Treatment Team Roles and Treatments
  • Therapeutic Communication Skills/Mental Health Concepts
  • Psychopharmacology
  • Stress, Anxiety, and Coping
  • Addictive Disorders
  • Abuse & Neglect
  • Understanding Common Mental Health Disorders
  • Depression
  • Impaired Cognition

We are offering Module 2, Psychiatric Treatment Team Roles and Treatments, as a free sample for you to download.

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Military Career Focus cover - 2016Career Focus: After Military Service
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Career Focus: After Military Service was developed for veterans who are leaving the military and transitioning to a civilian career. This full-color, magazine-style guide walks veterans through five steps in making this transition: Self-assessment, exploring career interests and options, filling a skills gap, finding and applying for a job, and managing the career transition.

The updated edition of Career Focus: After Military Service has been revised to include information on the CareerTech for Vets program, a CareerTech program that assists veterans' transition to the civilian workforce, as well as many new websites.

We are offering the entire Career Focus: After Military Service publication as a free file for you to download.

Career Focus: After Military Service

 

Career Exploration Guide coverCareer Exploration Guide
UPDATED

This guide helps students connect what they are learning to careers in the world of work. They can see what careers are found in the various career clusters and how clusters and careers fit into the academic classes they take in school. Activities and an interest inventory help students see the importance of planning and preparing for a career. The revised edition has updated salary information, educational requirements, and information linked to OkCareerGuide.

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Introduction to Agricultural Power and Technology

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Introduction to Agricultural Power and Technology is based on the Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources (AFNR) Career Cluster Content Standards. Students typically take this course after completing Introduction to Agriscience, also known as Agricultural Education I. The book is intended to build upon many of the concepts learned from Agriscience Explorations (AG1017) and Introduction to Agriscience (AG1001).

The student book and teacher books are both full-color. The teacher book is printed in a wrap-around format and includes suggested activities and websites. The teacher resource CD includes printable Assignment Sheets, Activity Sheets, and Lab Sheets, written tests in Word, PDF, and RTF (for use with ExamView) formats, PowerPoints for each unit, project grading rubrics, and OSHA fact sheets.

Units include:

  • General Safety
  • Hand and Power Tools
  • Welding and Cutting Safety
  • Oxyfuel Applications
  • Plasma Arc Cutting
  • Welding Fundamentals
  • Shielded Metal Arc Welding
  • Gas Metal and Tungsten Arc Welding
  • Agricultural Construction and Fabrication
  • Electrical Tools and Safety
  • Electricity Principles
  • Engine Safety and Maintenance
  • Geospatial Technologies

We are offering Unit 3, "Welding and Cutting Safety," as a free sample to download.

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Practical Nursing Series: Pediatric Nursing

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Pediatric Nursing builds on the concepts and skills for previous courses. This full-color curriculum focuses on nursing for the pediatric patient including: growth and development; health promotion; care of the hospitalized pediatric patient; care of the infant, toddler, preschool child, school-age child, and adolescent.  Pediatric Nursing is designed to teach the nursing student focused nursing skills and the ability to apply their knowledge to prepare for the NCLEX-PN. A test bank CD is also available.

Modules include:

  • Growth and Development of the Pediatric Patient
  • Health Promotion of the Pediatric Patient
  • Care of the Infant
  • Care of the Toddler
  • Care of the Preschool Child
  • Care of the School-Age Child
  • Care of the Adolescent
  • Care of the Hospitalized Pediatric Patient

We are offering module 4, "Care of the Toddler," as a free sample to download.

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Career Focus on Creativity

This edition of Career Focus was created for educators rather than for students. It focuses on what educators can do to help revive, inspire, enhance, and nurture creativity in their students and in education in general.

Creativity, critical thinking, and problem-solving skills are sought-after traits that employers value and need in those they hire. This publication provides tools and resources that will help you foster and assess creativity in your classroom and school. You will find links to inspiring videos, articles on new ways to think, teach, and lead creatively, and activities to help you and your students allow creativity to flow. 

Topics include:

  • Oklahoma—A Creativity Hub?
  • Inspiring Creativity in Education
  • Art & Science Creatively Soar Together
  • Just Imagine the Possibilities!
  • Re-thinking the Questions
  • Test Your Creativity
  • Why Free Time Frees Innovation
  • Busting Some Creativity Myths
  • Can We Teach Creativity?
  • Increasing Your Creative Thoughts
  • Developing a Participatory Approach to Fostering Creativity Through Education
  • The Necessary Skills
  • The Business of Creativity
  • Negative to Positive
  • Creative Leadership
  • 30 Ways to Promote Creativity in Your Classroom
  • A Rubric to Assess Creativity
  • Creativity Can Be Found in Fast Company
  • Some Practical Solutions from Practicing Professionals

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Translations of CIMC Products Available

CIMC is now able to offer translations of our curriculum into many different languages, including Spanish. We are offering this Spanish translation of “The Beef Cattle Industry,” from Introduction to Agriscience, as a sample of a translated unit. Most titles in the CIMC catalog are available for translation on demand. Available languages include Spanish, French/French Canadian, Portuguese, German, Hindi, Bengali, and more.

If you have a request for a curriculum translation, please contact Craig Maile, CIMC Manager at 405.743.5448 or via .

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Substitute Teacher Toolbox

This publication is designed to help administrators who are left with an unexpected void in the classroom. It is designed to help substitutes who have been called in to help out in an unfamiliar area or in a situation where lesson plans are unavailable. This collection of activities may also help a teacher who is planning to be away from the classroom, and who knows a substitute will not be able to carry out the original lesson plans because of a lack of technical expertise or lack of familiarity. The activities included in Substitute Teacher Toolbox and on our website are not restricted to substitute teachers, however. Permanent classroom teachers may use any of these exercises in the regular classroom as a break from or as a supplement to regular lesson plans. Instructional managers and resource centers may also want copies of this toolbox. Because we include activities that focus on the development and reinforcement of soft skills such as communication, attitude, teamwork, networking, problem solving, professionalism and more, they can be added to any curriculum to better prepare students for college and career opportunities.

Units include:

  • Introduction
  • Use of this Publication
  • Tips and Tools for Substitutes 
  • Classroom Activities
  • Communication Skills  
  • Attitude and Enthusiasm Skills
  • Teamwork and Interpersonal  Skills
  • Networking
  • Problem Solving, Critical Thinking, and Creativity 
  • Leadership Skills
  • Self-Discovery and Goal Setting 
  • Time Management 
  • Respectability and Professionalism 

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Private Security Training
Phase 5: Bail Enforcer

Private Security Training Phase 5 (Bail Enforcer) is available in a full-color student edition and a teacher wraparound edition. The teacher edition includes a CD of PowerPoint files and quizzes in Word format. Phase 5: Bail Enforcer includes the following units:

  • Interpret the Oklahoma Bail Enforcement and Licensing Act
  • Interpret the Legal Powers and Limitations of Bail Enforcers
  • Understand Responsibilities to Clients
  • Perform Bail Enforcement Duties

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career-focus-aerospaceCareer Focus: Aerospace Careers

The latest addition to our Career Focus series, Career Focus: Aerospace Careers is a career exploration and preparation guide that focuses on the aerospace and aviation industry. This full-color, magazine-style publication combines essential career guidance with web activities and “skill builder” opportunities to help prepare students for college and career opportunities.

Articles include:

  • Learning to Fly
  • Careers in the Aerospace Industry
  • What Pays in the Aerospace Industry
  • Aerospace Careers You Might Not Have Thought About
  • Online Tools for Career Planning and Preparation
  • Planning for College and Career
  • CareerTech Champions in Aviation
  • and more

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Introduction to Plant and Soil Science

plant-soil-science-coverIntroduction to Plant and Soil Science (AG1008) is based on the Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources (AFNR) Career Cluster Content Standards. Students typically take this course after completing Introduction to Agriscience, also known as Agricultural Education I. The book is intended to build upon many of the concepts learned from Agriscience Explorations (AG1017) and Introduction to Agriscience (AG1001).

The student book and teacher books are both full-color. The teacher book is printed in a wrap-around format and includes suggested activities and websites. The teacher resource CD includes printable Assignment Sheets, Activity Sheets, and Lab Sheets, written tests in Word, PDF, and ExamView import formats, PowerPoints for each unit, project grading rubrics, and OSU Extension Fact Sheets.

Units include:

  • World Agronomy
  • Plant Structures and Functions
  • Soil Formation and Use
  • Plant Nutrition and Soil Fertility
  • Tillage and Conservation
  • Crop Improvement
  • Seedling and Planting Practices
  • Pest Management
  • Harvesting and Marketing
  • Sustainable Agriculture

We are offering unit 1, "World Agronomy," as a free sample to download.

Introduction to Plant and Soil Science sample

 

Career Success Skills

Career Success Skills coverCareer Success Skills helps students develop the skills essential for planning for a career, applying for a job, and succeeding on the job. This full-color curriculum also covers best practices in communication and etiquette.

Units include:

  • Finding a Job
  • Communication Skills
  • Etiquette for Every Day
  • Succeeding on the Job

We are providing unit 2, "Communication Skills," as a free sample for you to download.

Communication Skills sample

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