ERIC Number: ED118801
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1972-Jun
Consumer Education Resource Guide, K-12. A Multi-Disciplinary Approach.
Calhoun, Calfrey C.; And Others
The guide suggests methods and resources for planning learning experiences in teaching consumer education to students at the K-12 levels. The major topics and related areas are: (1) financial planning (estimating income, estimating expenses, establishing goals, making decisions, and making the financial plan); (2) buying (importance of planned buying, developing shopping skills, obtaining buying information, and protecting the consumer); (3) borrowing (concept of credit, types and sources of credit, cost of credit, and wise use of credit); (4) protecting (assets that need protection, understanding and selecting insurance, types of insurance, consumer protection, and wills and estate planning); (5) investing and saving (reasons for saving and investing, deciding how much to save or invest, and deciding where to save or invest); and (6) sharing (types of public services, taxes that pay for public services, and collection and distribution of tax monies for public services). Behavioral objectives and learning experiences are suggested for the related areas of each topic and presented in grade levels groupings: K-3, 4-6, 7-9, and 10-12. A bibliography on each of the topics concludes each section. Pre/posttests and answer keys for each subject area and addresses for materials are appended. (EC)
Descriptors: Behavioral Objectives, Consumer Education, Educational Objectives, Elementary Secondary Education, Family Life Education, Home Management, Learning Activities, Money Management, Objective Tests, Resource Materials, Teaching Guides
Department of Home Economics Education, or, Department of Business Education, College of Education, University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia 30601 ($2.50)
Publication Type: Guides - General
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Georgia Univ., Athens. Center for Family Finance Education.