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CIMC supports instructors and programs in the Human Services career cluster by providing a variety of instructional materials, ranging from career exploration to occupational preparation. Some of our related resources are featured below. Many others are available. To learn more, or to order any of these materials, contact our customer service department at 800.654.4502 or by e-mail, or use our online catalog.

 

"Did You Know" PowerPoints for FACS

facspowerpoint.jpgWhat is "cheddaring?" Where does saffron come from? What household appliance uses the most energy? These free PowerPoints are full of fun and interesting facts related to Family and Consumer Sciences courses. The shows are set to run automatically and loop continuously.

"Did You Know" for FACS, #1 (PowerPoint 93-97 file, 5.9 MB)
"Did You Know" for FACS, #2 (PowerPoint 93-97 file, 3.73 MB)

 

Family and Consumer Sciences I

facs1cover.jpgOur updated FACS I curriculum features a new student-friendly, full-color design. The teacher edition is done in a wrap-around format. A resource CD (HE 8001) includes printable versions of all consumable pages, written tests in Word® and ExamView® format, PowerPoint® presentations for each unit, crossword puzzles, MAX Teaching activities, teaching timelines, and more. A color wheel is also included with each teacher and student edition.The curriculum is aligned to Family and Consumer Sciences National Standards (a crosswalk can be download below) and can also be used to meet Oklahoma's Passport to Financial Literacy Standards when used with our FACS II curriculum.

Units include:

  • Providing Child Care
  • Caring for Clothing
  • Understanding Basic Sewing Techniques
  • Selecting Clothing
  • Developing Consumer Awareness
  • Making Consumer Decisions
  • Practicing Safety and Sanitation
  • Personal Eating Habits
  • Nutrition
  • Using Kitchen Equipment
  • Using a Recipe
  • Planning and Serving Meals
  • Bread, Cereal, Rice, and Pasta
  • Milk, Yogurt, and Cheese
  • Eggs
  • Color Logic
  • Space Appraisal and Planning
  • Personal Development and Relationships
  • Understanding Physical Development

We are offering unit 16, "Color Logic," as a free sample for you to download.

Color Logic, Student Edition (PDF file, 4.29 MB)
Color Logic, samples from Resource CD (PDF file, 1.54 MB)
Color Logic, Teacher Edition (PDF file, 4.23 MB)
FACS I crosswalk to FACS National Standards and Oklahoma's Financial Literacy Standards (PDF file, 41 KB)

 

Family and Consumer Sciences II

facs2cover.jpgThe newly revised FACS II curriculum has an attractive full-color format. The teacher edition is done in a wrap-around format. A resource CD (HE 8002) includes printable versions of all consumable pages, written tests in Word® and ExamView® format, PowerPoint® presentations for each unit, crossword puzzles, MAX Teaching activities, teaching timelines, and more. The curriculum is aligned to Family and Consumer Sciences National Standards (a crosswalk can be downloaded below) and can also be used to meet Oklahoma's Passport to Financial Literacy Standards.

Units include:

  • Understanding Textiles
  • Creating and Maintaining a Wardrobe
  • Eating Smart
  • Fruits, Vegetables, and Salads
  • Baking Yeast Bread
  • Pastries
  • Proteins
  • Understanding and Caring for Preschoolers
  • Making Families Stronger
  • Resourceful Design
  • Residential Decisions
  • Understanding Personal Financial Essentials
  • Managing Money
  • Understanding Financial Risks
  • Using Credit Wisely

We are offering unit 3, "Eating Smart," as a free sample for you to download.

Eating Smart, Student Edition (PDF file, 5.24 MB)
Eating Smart, samples from Resource CD (PDF file, 1.78 MB)
Eating Smart, Teacher Edition (PDF file, 5.52 MB)
FACS II crosswalk to FACS National Standards and Oklahoma's Financial Literacy Standards (PDF file, 35 KB)

 

Early Care and Education Series: Pathway to CDA

cdacover.jpgThis curriculum meets requirements for national credential of Child Development Associate. Pathway to CDA is part of the Early Care and Education series and builds on the skills and competencies of the Master Teacher, Teacher Assistant, and CDA: Fast Track curricula. It crosswalks with the National CDA Council's criteria for Child Development Associate preparation. Various media components and project-based activities are included to assist in preparing for a rewarding career in the profession.

Units include:

  • Providing for Children's Health and Safety
  • Promoting Good Nutrition
  • Providing an Environment for Learning
  • Guiding Children — Part 1
  • Guiding Children — Part 2
  • Caring for Infants, Toddlers, and Two-Year-Olds
  • Caring for Preschool-Age Children
  • Caring for School-Age Children
  • Caring for Children with Special Needs, Gifts and Talents
  • Applying Child Development Concepts
  • Ensuring Developmentally-Appropriate Practices
  • Developing Program Plans
  • Involving Parents and the Community
  • Maintaining a Recordkeeping System
  • Preparing for the Roles of the Master Teacher
  • Developing as an Early Education Professional
  • Preparing for Child Development Associate Credential

We are offering unit 14, "Maintaining a Recordkeeping System," as a free sample for you to download.

Maintaining a Recordkeeping System, Student Edition (PDF file, 2.13 MB)
Maintaining a Recordkeeping System, Teacher Edition (PDF file, 3.43 MB)

 

Early Care and Education: Director's Pathway to Program Administration

DirectorCover.jpgThis curriculum is designed to assist adults who wish to acquire additional skills in the area of center management. Early Education: Director’s Pathway to Program Administration builds on the Director’s series. It is aligned with Oklahoma’s Duty Task list for early care and education occupations and crosswalked with the Program Administrators Scale to provide director’s with up to date information. The curriculum is endorsed by Oklahoma Child Care Services and Oklahoma's Early Education Professional Development Council. Various media components and project-based activities are included in the curriculum to assist in preparing for a rewarding career in the profession. A CD with Powerpoint shows and multiple choice tests is included in the Teacher's Edition.

Units include:

  • Director Responsibilities, Skills, and Attributes
  • Planning for Business Success
  • Planning for Educational Practice
  • Establishing a Record Keeping System
  • Hiring, Training, and Retaining Employees
  • Developing Skills for Business Success

Early Education: Director’s Pathway to Program Administration covers the Early Childhood Development and Services pathway in the Human Services cluster. We are offering unit 5, "Hiring, Training, and Retaining Employees," as a free sample to download.

Hiring, Training, and Retaining Employees, Teacher Edition (PDF file, 3.8 MB)
Hiring, Training, and Retaining Employees, Student Workbook (PDF file, 7.39 MB)

 

Early Care and Education: Master Teacher

masterteachercover.jpgMaster Teacher is designed for early care and education students who have completed the Teacher Assistant course. The curriculum is aligned with Oklahoma CareerTech duty/task lists for early childhood care and education occupations. This in-depth study is designed to provide training in Master Teacher, Infant and Toddler, and School-Age. Master Teacher incorporates state licensing regulations and standards set forth by national organizations active in early childhood care and education.

Unit titles include:

  • Preparing for the Roles of the Master Teacher
  • Implementing Best Practices to Comply with Licensing Standards
  • Ensuring Developmentally-Appropriate Activities
  • Providing for Children’s Health and Safety
  • Guiding Children
  • Involving Families and the Community
  • Caring for Children with Special Needs, Gifts, and Talents
  • Managing the Curriculum and the Program
  • Developing as an Early Education Professional

Master Teacher covers the Early Childhood Development and Services pathways in the Human Services career cluster.

We are offering unit 8, "Managing the Curriculum and the Program," as a free sample for you to download.

"Managing the Curriculum and the Program," Instructor's Manual (PDF file, 3.8 MB)

 

Esthetician Specialty

esthspeccover.jpgEsthetician Specialty is a revision of our Facial Specialty curriculum. It has been updated with Internet activities in each unit, a new unit on facials in the spa setting, detailed information on aromatherapy, new information on stage make-up including airbrush make-up application, and multiple choice tests.

Units include:

  • Identifying Enemies of the Skin
  • Using Aromatherapy on the Skin
  • Giving Facials without the Aid of Machines
  • Giving Facials with the Aid of Machines
  • Recognizing Basic Principles of Stage Make-up
  • Applying Stage Make-up
  • Facials and the Spa
  • Preparing for the State Board Examination

Esthetician Specialty covers the Personal Care Services pathway in the Human Services cluster.

 

Life Skills: Personal Relationship Skills

persrelationcover.gifLife Skills: Personal Relationship Skills replaces the previous edition, Successful Human Relations. The focus of the new edition is to assist you in building the relationship skills that contribute to rewarding interactions with other people in the workplace and beyond.

Units include:

  • Building Personal Relationships
  • Defining Married and Single Lifestyles
  • Developing Leadership Skills
  • Using Etiquette and Good Manners Every Day

Personal Relationship Skills covers the Family and Community Services pathway in the Human Services cluster. A list of all objectives can be found on the Profile of Training Mastery.

Personal Relationship Skills Profile of Training Mastery (PDF file, 141 KB)

 

Teen Living Skills

teenlivingskillscover.jpgTeen Living Skills is the second book in the Family and Consumer Sciences Middle Grades series. This publication is geared for seventh grade students and consists of 12 units of instruction. Topics include Self-concept, Relationships, Ethics, Personal Care, Consumer Issues, Child Care, Good Eating Habits, Health and Wellness, Careers, and more.

Teen Living Skills covers the following Human Services pathways:

  • Early Childhood Development and Services
  • Counseling and Mental Health Service
  • Family and Community Services
  • Consumer Services

We are offering unit 1, "Self-concept," as a free sample for you to download:

Self-concept, Student Workbook (PDF, 1.18 MB)

 

Basic Esthetician

BasicEstheticianCoverBasic Esthetician is a revision of the Basic Facialist book in the Cosmetology Series. This edition of the curriculum includes Internet activities in each unit to engage the student and let them explore a variety of topics online. This edition also includes multiple choice unit tests and updated resources. Units include:

  • The Muscles Of The Head, Face, And Neck
  • The Nerves And Motor Points Of The Head, Face, And Neck
  • The Bones Of The Head, Face, And Neck
  • The Skin Of The Face And Neck
  • Preparing For A Facial
  • Removing Superfluous Hair
  • Performing Related Facial Services
  • Applying Basic Make-Up
  • Applying Corrective Make-Up

Basic Esthetician covers the Personal Care Services pathway in the Human Services Cluster.

We are offering unit 4, "The Skin of the Face and Neck," as a free sample to download.

The Skin of the Face and Neck, Teacher Edition (PDF file, 2.2 MB)
The Skin of the Face and Neck, Student Workbook (PDF file, 796 KB)

 

Manicure Series

BasicManicureCover1.jpgOur Manicure Series includes Basic Manicurist and Manicure Specialty. Both titles are aligned with the Oklahoma State Board of Cosmetology’s licensing requirements and are approved curriculum for the Oklahoma State Board of Cosmetology.

Basic Manicurist covers anatomy of the arm, hand, leg, and foot, diseases and disorders, and preparing for a manicure or pedicure. Manicure Specialty covers nail wraps, sculptured nails, nail tips, gel nails, nail art, and preparing for the State Board exam.

Both Basic Manicurist and Manicure Specialty include a resource CD with links to Internet sites, as well as Internet-based activities to engage the student and enhance the learning experience.

Books in the Manicure Series cover the Personal Care Services pathway in the Human Services Cluster.

 

Online Competency Testing

Our Testing division offers online competency tests for several different careers in the Human Services cluster.