Steps to Financial Fitness contains 15 action-oriented lessons where students make decisions about earning an income, saving and spending, using credit, and budgeting. Lessons include background information, preparation materials, student activities, and assessments to promote active learning.
All lessons are tied to standards for personal finance, economics, literature, and mathematics literacy. A Student Workbook highlights topics covered in each lesson and a Parent's Guide allows for additional reinforcement in the home. A companion website offers further information on the series and sample activities.
Sample activities include:
Understanding why income varies among individuals, Differentiating between fact and opinion in advertisements, Role playing the buying and selling of goods and services, Exploring payment methods.
CD-ROM The companion CD-ROM contains all of the content at all grade levels. The CD-ROM allows teachers to access and use the printed material in a searchable and customizable format and also includes 3 interactive student activities at each grade-level.
|Publisher:||National Council on Economic Education|
|Edition description:||NATIONAL COUNCIL ON ECONOMIC EDUCAT|
|Product dimensions:||8.30(w) x 10.70(h) x 0.40(d)|