ERIC Number: ED156853
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1977
Reference Count: 0
Project R-3. Gaming/Simulations, Careers, Personal Finance Unit.
Lockheed Missiles and Space Co., Sunnyvale, CA. Education Systems.; San Jose Unified School District, CA.
Personal finance is the subject of this career oriented gaming/simulation manual for grades 7-9. Directly linked to basic skills in reading and mathematics, each game or simulation contains the following: a summary of each activity; a statement of learning objective(s) keyed to skill areas; a teacher's guide; and student activity sheets and materials required. Games/simulations included are the following: a simulation on the check writing process and on balancing checking accounts; a gamesheet activity in which two students in the role of bank tellers compete while carrying out banking procedures; a family budget simulation in which as the heads of households the students set up a budget and plan their expenditures and savings around it; and five case studies to give students additional practice in working with personal finance problems. (JH)
Descriptors: Basic Skills, Career Awareness, Educational Games, Junior High Schools, Mathematics, Money Management, Reading Skills, Simulation, Teaching Guides
Project R-3, 1635 Park Avenue, San Jose, California 95126 ($2.50)
Publication Type: Guides - General
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Indiana State Board of Vocational and Technical Education, Indianapolis.
Authoring Institution: Lockheed Missiles and Space Co., Sunnyvale, CA. Education Systems.; San Jose Unified School District, CA.