Family and Consumer Science

*please note this list is not exhaustive – it is a small compilation of suggestions as to where to access supplemental CTE materials

If you have a suggestion for a resource you would like added, please forward that information to Candace Vinson at VinsonC@michigan.gov.

Family & Consumer Science

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Careers

Free website for career videos from around the country.  Free career tests to match careers to assessments. 

https://roadtripnation.com/

General

Today's Class is offering free access to all instructors and students until the end of the school year.  Today's Class' Setup Wizard will enable instructors to enroll students, set up virtual classrooms, and enroll students in courses in as little as 30 minutes.  The Today's Class Workplace Readiness curriculum covers money math skills, personal finance, worth ethic, communication and more.  Today's Class can be used on PCs, Chromebooks, tables, and smartphones.

www.todaysclass.com

 

Interior Design

Homestyler allows for a free account to create a floor plan and design the room.  Many choices and it has tutorial videos for people to learn the program. 

www.homestyler.com

 

Interior Design

Roomstyler is a free source for students to create rooms and decorate the rooms with many resources, some are name brands.  Offers free tutorial videos. 

www.roomstyler.com

 

Personal Finance

Take Charge Today: A program and curriculum with a decision-based approach to personal finance. Formerly Family Economics & Financial Education, Take Charge Today provides a consistent framework for thinking through financial choices in order to improve well-being.  Teachers can use for free with an account. 

https://takechargetoday.arizona.edu/

 

Personal Finance

Budget Challenge® is an online 10-week personal finance simulation with full curriculum and assessments. Includes mobile app for paying bills on the go.  Free for Michigan students.  Michigan teachers should contact the Help Desk and indicate they are a Michigan High School teacher.

https://www.budgetchallenge.com/

 

Personal Finance

Free Financial Literacy software

https://teachbanzai.com/

Tourism

Virtual Field Trips to museums, culinary institutes.

https://www.weareteachers.com/best-virtual-field-trips/