ERIC Number: ED143809
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1977
Reference Count: 0
Business and Consumer Arithmetic Curriculum Guide.
District of Columbia Public Schools, Washington, DC. Dept. of Career Development.
The focus of this guide is directed upon arithmetic experiences and skills needed for every day business, however it is also designed to develop skill in basic mathematical functions, and to deal with the specific mathematical concepts applicable to personal use and to fields of employment. Fourteen units are included: General Review of Basic Mathematical Concepts, Wage Income, Commission Income, Consumer Spending, Consumer Credit, Savings and Investments, Taxes, Home Ownership, Transportation and Travel, Operation of a Small Business, Operational Decisions of the Retailer, Measurements Frequently Used by the Consumer, Computer Mathematics, and the Metric System. In each unit, specific objectives, related content, and suggested student activities are presented in a three-column format. Each unit also includes overall objectives and a suggested vocabulary. Appendixes contain brief information on job families (or clusters), hints for metric instruction, two sample student activities about the metric system, and a bibliography of related materials. (SH)
Descriptors: Arithmetic, Behavioral Objectives, Business Education, Business Skills, Consumer Economics, Consumer Education, Curriculum Guides, Finance Occupations, Learning Activities, Mathematics Curriculum, Mathematics Instruction, Metric System, Money Management, Secondary Education, Skill Development
Publication Type: Guides - General
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: District of Columbia Public Schools, Washington, DC. Dept. of Career Development.