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Free curriculum from the Resource Center and CIMC, along with links from "Resources for the Busy Instructor: Apps, Internet Sites, and other Resources for Education, Training, and Professional Development"

The positions or viewpoints in the resources collected here reflect their authors and source organizations. They do not represent the Resource Center for CareerTech Advancement, the Oklahoma Department of Career and Technology Education, or any employee of the state agency. No endorsement of organizations or viewpoints is implied by inclusion in this collection or on this web page.


Free Materials from the Resource Center

A Cosmetologist's Introduction to Anatomy and Physiology

This curriculum provides the anatomy and physiology information needed by learners in the cosmetology field. Units include: Organization of the Human Body; Biochemistry and Microbiology; Infection, Immunology, and Sanitation; Tissues; Integumentary System; Skeletal System; Muscular System; Nervous System; Circulatory System; and Respiratory, Digestive, and Urinary Systems. Student materials include the Student Guide, and the Student Workbook with consumable pages.
Teacher Edition
Student Guide
Student Workbook

Links to Outside Resources

Foundation for Economic Education’s Essential Guide to Crushing It at Your First Job
This July 2018 guide is a cheat sheet to get you up to speed on what you need to know when first starting out. Most of this no one will teach you in school. It comes only from broad experience. This guide gives you the benefit of that broad experience without the pain of learning it on your own.

ProCon.org
“More than 12,000 pages of highly curated, referenced content... for people to question information, evaluate opposing views, and debate them in a respectful way.”

Resident Abuse Prevention Poster
A free poster to download from the Curriculum and Instructional Materials Center of the Oklahoma Department of Career and Technology Education.

Al Siebert Resiliency Center
Stories useful in discussing goal-setting and overcoming barriers.

Working With Differences in Communities
A free book from Oregon State University Extension; just click on the “View It Now” button to access the free PDF.

New Nibbles: A Guide to Feeding Infants
From the University of California; The New Nibbles card set provides a hands-on, educational activity to train nutrition and health educators about developmentally appropriate infant-
feeding practices.

Cooking 101
A series of full-color booklets, free to download, showing singles and couples how to equip kitchen, healthy eating on the run, cooking in small spaces using a microwave oven, putting a healthy spin on pre-packaged favorites, grocery shopping made easy, and more.

Building Bridges
This is a Peace Corps classroom guide to cross-cultural understanding. The lessons in this book will help students better understand their own culture and how it has shaped them.

Elder Abuse Presentation Sets
From the National Center on Elder Abuse, this presentation materials toolkit assists presenters in developing presentations on elder abuse and related phenomena.

Portion Distortion Resources
Portion and serving size resources from the National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute.

Food Allergy Field Guide
Free guide to download from Food Allergy Research & Education (FARE).

CalorieKing
A handy tool for calculating calories consumed.

National Eating Disorders Association
Website includes information about eating disorder types and symptoms, contributing factors and prevention, treatment, recovery, toolkits, and more.

Dementia Care Series
Resources from Dementia Australia.

Fight Bac!
Free food safety resources from the Partnership for Food Safety Education.

BHG Videos
Videos from Better Homes and Gardens, including home storage, small-space ideas, furniture arranging, how to pack for a trip, and more.

King Arthur Flour Videos
Videos about baking techniques, tutorials, recipes, and more.

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline
Information about crisis centers, ways to get involved, a suicide prevention toolkit, and more.

DoSomething.org
“Volunteer campaigns that impact every cause.”

The Secrets Behind Your Grocery Store's Layout
Secrets of how store geography influences your spending, revealed by Real Simple magazine.

Easy Ways to Live Greener
Green living tips from Goodhousekeeping.com.

How Product Placement Works
Explanation of product placement in television, movies, games, etc. from HowStuff Works.

Babysitter Information Sheet
Free form to download from Life Your Way.

ABCs of Child Development
Child development milestones from PBS.org.

Living Sustainably: It’s Your Choice
“This guide focuses on making choices to improve quality of life and reduce negative impacts on the environment. Contains information and activities to help you be more thoughtful about lifestyle choices and create your personal version of sustainable living.” Click on the “View it now” button to access the free PDF.

That’s Not Cool Callout Cards
Developed by Futures Without Violence in partnership with the Department of Justice’s Office on Violence Against Women and the Advertising Council, That’s Not Cool is an award-winning national public education initiative speaking to youth about healthy relationships and helping them recognize, avoid, and prevent dating violence in their lives.

Safe Place
A national youth outreach and prevention program for young people in need of immediate help and safety.

Safety Training for Homecare Workers
Provides the files for "Caring for Yourself While Caring for Others," a free and active curriculum to assist trainers in meeting the health and safety training needs for homecare workers and to enhance communication between homecare workers and their clients.

Stop Bullying
StopBullying.gov provides information from various government agencies on what bullying is, what cyberbullying is, who is at risk, and how you can prevent and respond to bullying.

It Can Wait
AT&T’s program to stop teens from texting and driving; includes a texting while driving simulator.

Statistics on the Aging
Federal interagency forum on aging-related statistics.

PEAK 2.0
Promoting Excellent Alternatives in Kansas Nursing Home Education Initiative modules feature information about nursing home culture, activities, and other issues.

Population Clocks
U.S. and world population clocks.

ChildStats.gov
Forum on child and family statistics.

Data Resource Center for Child & Adolescent Health
Health data available by survey or map.

NAEYC
Website of the National Association for the Education of Young Children.

Alexander Graham Bell Association for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing
Helps families, health care providers, and education professionals understand childhood hearing loss and the importance of early diagnosis and intervention.

American Association on Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities (AIDD)
Professional association by and for professionals who support people with intellectual and developmental disabilities.

Council for Exceptional Children
Largest international professional organization dedicated to improving the educational success of individuals with disabilities and/or gifts and talents.

BeautyTech
Resources, articles, message boards, links and more, covering every aspect of the industry.

Salon Magazine
Salon Magazine’s articles and features on beauty, wellness, and style.


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