Fundamentals: Cosmetology – Pivot Point International

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COSMETOLOGY TARGETS STUDENT SUCCESS

Pivot Point Fundamentals: Cosmetology books

LEARN (AND TEACH) A FLEXIBLE SYSTEM

Schools and the learners you serve have common goals—licensure pass rates and salon-readiness—yet have their own styles and needs. Pivot Point has crafted an inclusive, responsive Fundamentals: Cosmetology system to meet every school, every educator, every student where you are. Structured in 13 areas of study with 106 nimble, modular lessons to flow easily within your learning path, Fundamentals is always learner-centered and industry-relevant, to help students See, Think, Create, Adapt.

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SEAMLESS. INTEGRATED. ALL YOU NEED.

Never search for, share—or purchase!—educational materials again. Fundamentals builds educator tools into every lesson. Expertly prepared support materials that take the burden off the educator include:

-Lesson plans
-Slide presentations
-Learning activities
-Answer keys
-Rubrics
-Performance guides
-Design Decision charts
-Curriculum support charts
-Teacher's Study Guide

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UNIQUE SYSTEMS SET THE FOUNDATION

Pivot Point's four basic forms

OUR FOUR FORMS FOLLOW FUNCTION

We speak hair design by heart. Our Fundamentals: Cosmetology system and one-stop support help your educators translate so students can See, Think, Create and Adapt hair creatively and consistently. One point of difference is how we teach haircutting, using the four basic forms. Pivot Point's four basic forms are the foundation for any haircut. Once the four forms have been mastered, the possibilities are endless.

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YOU SAY CUTTING, WE SAY SCULPTING

What to call our Pivot Point process of 7 unique haircutting and design procedures is less important than how well they work to help you grow learners' skillsets and confidence in the salon. Grounded in design principles, these proven 7 Sculpting Procedures lead to predictable results to not only recreate looks, but to develop new trends.

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