ERIC Number: ED138479
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1977
Reference Count: 0
Course of Study for Consumer Mathematics.
Montgomery County Public Schools, Rockville, MD.
Eleven units comprise this Consumer Mathematics course for secondary school students: Consumer Decision Making; Personal Transportation; Insurance; Credit; Banking; Investments; Income Taxes; Food, Clothing, Furniture, Appliances; Housing; Budgeting; and Travel. The introduction to the teaching guide for Consumer Mathematics includes a rationale for the course, a description of the organization of the course of study, a general statement of objectives, a recommended time schedule, a list of suggestions for implementation, and an annotated list of the three approved texts. Each of the eleven units contains the following: a statement of the purpose of the unit; instructional objectives; performance objectives; cross-references to approved texts; sample assessment measures and answers; suggestions to the teacher; a vocabulary list; a bibliography of books, periodicals, films, and kits; and appendices which include various tables and charts used with the assessment measures. (DT)
Publication Type: Guides - General
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Montgomery County Public Schools, Rockville, MD.
Note: Contains occasional marginal legibility in Appendices