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  • Integrating Multicultural Education into the Family & Consumer Sciences Classroom: The FAIR Curriculum
  • $10.00 - This monograph serves as a resource for teachers and administrators who are seeking to address social justice and diversity through FCS curriculum.  J. Krafchick, J. Aberle, T. Zimmerman, C. Fruhauf and P. Gross (2010)
    ISBN 0-911-365-49-4 
  • Learning for Life: An Integrative Approach to Family & Consumer Sciences Education Through Academic Service-Learning
  • $10.00 - Provides hands-on content and strategies for teachers and administrators who are seeking to incorporate Academic Service-Learning into the Family and Consumer Sciences curriculum. J. Bowers and D. Feldbush (2009)
    ISBN 0-911365-48-6
  • Alternative Authentic Assessments: Strategies and Resources for the Family & Consumer Sciences Classroom
    $10.00 - Presents alternative authentic learning strategies with assessment tools and resources to document student learning. Excellent resource for developing tools to assess students' learning in contemporary authentic ways. K. Croxall and R. Gubler  (2011)
    ISBN 0-9852726-0-0 $10.00
  • Contextual Teaching & Learning Instructional Strategies in the Family & Consumer Science 
    • $10.00 - Provides a framework and practical information for helping teachers and students of teaching implement a contextual approach to teaching. A. Smith (2007) 
    • ISBN 0-911365-47- 8
  • Safety Resources for the Family & Consumer Sciences Teacher 
    • $10.00 - A compilation of resources to help teachers organize safety education and practices.  Provides a variety of guidelines for specific safety concerns and examples for managing student records. A. Ancich, D. Boyden, K. Hahn, and S. Ward (2006) 
    • ISBN 0-911365-46-X
  • Enhancing Students' Emotional Intelligence 
    • $10.00 - Focuses on social and emotional learning in FCS programs.  Identifies how social and emotional learning correlates with FCS Standards.  Gives guidelines and recommendations for effective programs with social and emotional learning.  Correlates FCCLA with social and emotional learning goals.  Provides lessons to increase students' self-awareness, self regulations, self-motivation, social awareness, and social/relationship skills.. M. Pickard and B. Toevs (2006) 
    • ISBN 0-911365-45-1
  • Meeting Mathematics Standards with Contextual Learning in Family & Consumer Sciences 
    • $10.00 - Provides instructional information opportunities that validate the value of mathematical concepts while using experiences related to home, family and career.  Includes lesson plans and classroom resources that demonstrate how mathematics standards are reinforced in the FCS program with contextual learning. M. Pickard and L. Wommack (2004) 
    • ISBN 0-911365-44-5
  • Implementing Family & Consumer Sciences Standards Through Project-Based Learning 
    • $10.00 - Provides excellent insight into how project-based learning can be utilized in the classroom and through FCCLA.  Included are technology applications, web-site addresses, useful information related to assessment questions, and sample rubrics to assist in assessment of project-based learning activities. Pickard, Debates &
    • Bell (2002) 
    • ISBN 0-911365-43-5
  • The Importance of Reading in Family and Consumer Sciences
    • $10.00 - Focuses on the integration of reading skills in the family and consumer sciences classroom.  It is based on research findings and the practical experience of the author. Canary (2001)
    • ISBN 0-911365-42-7 
  • Education Reform in Family & Consumer Sciences
    • $10.00 - A collection of lesson plans and classroom resources teachers can use to integrate education reform initiatives into their programs.    Bowers (2000)
    • ISBN 0-911365-41-9
  • Taking Action to Recruit Family and Consumer Sciences Teachers
    • $10.00 - Recruitment activities and information are presented to address the teacher shortage in the Family and Consumer Sciences profession.  Included a full color poster. Miller & Tulloch (1999)
    • ISBN 0-911365-40-0
  • Positioning Family & Consumer Sciences in the 21st Century
    • $10.00 - Achieving and communicating excellence in Family and Consumer Sciences programs.  Zito (1998)
    • ISBN 0-911365-39-7
  • Career Exploration in the Middle School 
    • $10.00 - Presents ways in which Family and Consumer Science teachers can facilitate the learning of career development in the middle school.  Love, Larrick, & Cobb (1997)
    • ISBN 0-911365-38-9
  • Cultivating Our Garden:  Serving Learning Disabled Students in Family and Consumer Sciences
    • $10.00 - Strategies for addressing the diversity of disabilities in family and consumer sciences programs. Vail (1996)
    • ISBN 0-911365-37-0
  • Teaching Strategies to Facilitate Learning
    • OUT OF PRINT - Different strategies for teachers to use to transform an average learning classroom into an innovative, exploring learning center. Love, Nelson, Gloeckner, Mallette & Yahnke (1995)
    • ISBN 0-911365-36-2
  • How Do We Know They Know?
    • $10.00 - Contains techniques for evaluating student mastery of competencies.  Assessment by students demonstrating the ability to use knowledge and skills in life settings.  Innovative techniques are illustrated to increase student motivation. Lowe & Howell (1994)
    • ISBN 0-911365-35-4
  • Balancing Family and Work
    • $10.00 - Provides teaching techniques for assisting youth and adults with management of responsibilities and complex problem solving.  Emphasis is strengthening family relationships and coping with daily demands. Yahnke, Mallette, Love, Gebo, Felstehausen & Pomraning (1993)
    • ISBN 0-911365-34-6
  • A Future of Choice!
    • $10.00 - A guide for developing process-oriented home economics education instruction.  The monograph includes leaning plans, instructional activities, and transparency materials.  Stone (1993)
    • ISBN 0-911365-33-8
  • Motivating Youth at Risk
    • $10.00 - Addresses the questions:  Who are the youth at risk and what are their characteristics?; What is motivation and how does it work?; What teaching strategies are most appropriate for motivating youth at risk?  A user friendly guide for effectively teaching at-risk youth. Redick & Vail (1991)
    • ISBN 0-911365-30-3
  • Creating Change
    • $10.00 - A curriculum reference to assist teachers and students in understanding and working with change.  Part I assists teachers in developing skills to manage change by examining attitudes toward change, and developing plans for initiating change.  Part II assists teachers in helping students deal with changes in their own lives. Nies & LaBrecque (1991)
    • ISBN 0-911365-16-8
  • Coalition Statement I: Vocational Home Economics Education(Revised 1991)
    • $10.00 - A coordinated statement of the scope and definition of vocational home economics education.
    • ISBN 0-911365-12-5
  • Strengthening Basic Academic Skills Through Home Economics
    • $10.00 - A series of informational sheets explaining basic concepts in writing, reading, speaking, and computing.  Step-by-step procedures are ready to produce and distribute to those students who need extra help to achieve mastery. Thompson & Floyd (1990)
    • ISBN 0-911365-30-3
  • Teaching Basic Skills Through Home Economics
    • $10.00 - Reviews the role of basic skills in home economics.  Includes thirty-five creative ready-to-use activities/worksheets that involve students in using the basic skills of communication, mathematics, social studies, and physical and life sciences while learning home economics concepts. Miller & Tulloch (1989)
    • ISBN 0-911365-29-X
  • Techniques for Starting and Maintaining an FHA/HERO Chapter
    • $10.00 - A step-by-step guide for starting and maintaining an FHA/HERO chapter using the co-curricular approach.  Use of this approach provides an excellent avenue for extending classroom learnings and activities involving students in their own learning. Clark, Crawford, Gebo,  Lord & Osborn (1988)
    • ISBN 0-911365-28-1
  • Resources for Teaching Home Economics
    • $10.00 - A guide to assist home economics educators in analyzing resource needs and options.  People, media, events, and professional organizations are discussed as potential resources.  Examples of learning experiences that capitalize sources for resources, and guides for analyzing resources and curriculum are also included. Clark & Pomraning (1986)
    • ISBN 0-911365-26-5
  • Concomitant Learnings: Hidden Influences
    • $10.00 - Encourages the teacher to look at what may occur in the classroom in addition to the planned activities to meet stated objectives.  With chapters in all major areas of home economics, it shows how students may react to the "hidden influences" and have both negative and positive experiences that affect self-concept, attitudes, and even skill development and knowledge gained.  Teacher awareness of these concomitant learnings can help increase the positive and reduce the negative.  Wallace (1985)
    • ISBN 0-911365-08-7
  • Communicating the Contributions of Home Economics Education
    • $10.00 - A compilation of ideas for informing others about the contributions of home economics education is making to today's families and communities. C. & S. Weis (1985)
    • ISBN 0-911365-25-7
  • What Do You Like About Yourself? Developing a Positive Self-Concept!
    • $10.00 - Part one is for the teacher and includes a brief review of self-concept development.  Guidelines are proposed for the selection and use of self-concept activities in a variety of educational settings.  Part two contains a series of self-concept activities.  All of the activities have been field tested in a variety of settings, and are based on principles of learning and theories of motivation. Slater & Cibrowski (1982)
    • ISBN 0-911365-21-4
  • Knowing the Elderly in Your Community Through Home Economics
    • $10.00 - Contains information related to the elderly to be used in curriculum planning.  Information given can be used as a separate topic or incorporated with others.  Background material on various dimensions of aging as they are related to physical, psychological, and social changes. Pestle (1979)
    • ISBN 0-911365-14-1
  • Learning Centers:  A Personalized Approach to Mainstreaming
    • $10.00 - Provides information about using learning centers as a mode of instruction in mainstreamed classrooms.  Characteristics of various learning styles and disabilities are presented along with examples of ways to direct positive learning for the various learning styles and disabilities. Babich & Thompson (1978)
    • ISBN 0-911365-22-2
  • The Individual as Teacher: Caring, Creating and Coping
    • $10.00 - Designed to analyze the relationship between teacher characteristics and the ability of the educator to create a learning environment which fosters student growth and development of potential.  The theories of Combs, Maslow, Rokeach, and Rogers are the basis for self-evaluation instruments and action exercises development to identify, assess, and strengthen interacting personal characteristics which foster teaching effectiveness. Cooney & Bagby (1978)
    • ISBN 0-911365-09-5
  • The Handicapped: Our Mission
    • $10.00 - Explores the role of home economics education in mainstreaming.  Focuses on the abilities of those with disabilities.  Includes a classroom resource list, identifies supporting agencies, and contains a glossary of terms. Redick & Lazzell (1978)
    • ISBN 0-911365-07-9
  • Teaching For Changed Attitudes and Values
    • $10.00 - A number of teaching techniques are discussed such as:  role playing, surveys of attitudes, and more.  Theories of several social psychologist are presented.  Suggestions are made of how they may be used as guidelines for teachers in teaching changed attitudes.  Ruud (1971)
    • ISBN 0-911365-00-1
  • Foundations of Occupational Home Economics
    • $10.00 - A well documented overview of the development of home economics.  It supplies some learning activities which will help students interact with this important subject matter.  The authors did essentially those same things with the concepts of work and leisure.  We urge teachers at all levels to facilitate creative lessons utilizing the content of this publication. Weis, Carlos, & Kreutzer (1981)
    • ISBN 0-911365-17-6
  • Projecting a Picture of Home Economics: Public Relations in Secondary Programs
    • $10.00 - At a time when budget crunches threaten to cut or eliminate home economics programs, strong public relations are of the utmost importance.  Public relations efforts can also help define home economics for the public, recruit students into programs, and gain the support and cooperation of community and administration.  While there has been talk about the importance of public relations, little concrete help has been provided for teachers.  Providing that help is the goal of this publication. Anderson, Ley, & Mears (1982)
    • ISBN 0-911365-20-6
  • Techniques for Meeting Nutrition Education Needs
    • $10.00 - This publication is prepared to identify reliable sources for nutrition content, but its major focus is on the needs and learning activities for preschool and elementary children, adolescents, adults in several sets of circumstances, and athletes. Way & Nitzke (1981)
    • ISBN 0-911365-18-4
  • Changing Societal Roles and Teaching
    • $10.00 - This reference will assist teachers to: recognize and accept various life styles; become aware of the tendency to stereotype without reason; consider the restraints placed by society upon some life styles; and realize the legal aspects resulting from life styles.  Teachers should find this publication useful in working with students from many types of living situations and in preparing them for future roles. Dow (1977)
    • ISBN 0-911365-06-0
  • Home Economics for Learners with Special Needs
    • $10.00 - A designation which applies to almost all students, for each one has a special need as he or she copes with many situations in life and particularly in those situations embraced by education.  This publication focuses on those learners whose special needs are the result of handicaps.  These handicaps may be emotional, physical, or mental. Halchin (1976)
    • ISBN 0-911365-04-4
  • The First Fifty Years in Service To Home Economics Educators
    • $10.00 - There comes a time in the life of every organization when members pause to evaluate that organization's value.  Such an occasion presents itself to us as HEEA (FCSEA) observes it's 50th birthday. by Cooney (1977)


  • Taking Action to Recruit Family and Consumer Sciences Teachers 
  • $5.00 - Full color poster.  Miller & Tulloch (1999)
  • Family & Consumer Sciences 
  • $5.00 - Full color poster.  FCSEA (2000)

AAFCS Yearbook

For AAFCS Yearbooks only:  Individual yearbooks can be ordered for $10 per copy (originally $24.99).  Orders of eight or more are $8 per copy.  The quoted prices includes book rate shipping and handling.   If International or Express shipment is desired an additional fee will be added to the total amount.  There will be a restocking fee associated with AAFCS Yearbooks only.

Volume 22 for year 2002 was not been published.  AAFCS has indicated that it will be on CD-ROM and that FCSEA will not be involved with the distribution.   Please contact AAFCS for additional information on future volumes.

Year  Volume Name
1989 9 Alternative Modes of Inquiry
1991 11 Work and Family: Educational Implications
1992 12 Lives and Plans: signs for Transforming Practice
1993 13 Marketing Home Economics
1996 16 Review & Synthesis of FCS Education Research 1985-95
1999 19 FCS Curriculum: Toward a Critical Science Approach
2000 20 Leadership for Change: Nat'l Standards for FCS Education
2001 21 Informing Practice Through Action Research
2005 24 CD Exemplary Family & Consumer Sciences Programs & Practice