ERIC Number: ED144860
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1976
Economic Education Experiences of Enterprising Teachers, Volume 13. A Report Developed from the 1974-75 Entries in The International Paper Company Foundation Awards Program for the Teaching of Economics.
Dawson, George G., Ed.
The publication outlines 19 award winning economic education projects for use on levels K through college. The projects have been judged original and interesting to students and have met contest criteria by describing class situation, scope and sequence, goals, motivational devices, teaching techniques, samples of student work, culmination activities, and evaluation techniques. The report is presented in five chapters. In chapter I, four projects for grades K-3 are described. Activities include parents' show and tell, writing checks, opening savings accounts, producing and selling products, and collecting data on inflation. The four projects in chapter II, for use in grades 4-6, involve the students in group investigation of community change, observation of building construction, simulations, and shopkeeping. Chapter III presents activities for junior high school, including mathematics, community simulation, and career awareness games and production of goods from polyester resin. Activities described in chapter IV for high school students include a mini-unit on sports and economics, seminars on economic concepts, market simulation, and a toy survey for a consumer council. College level activities, presented in chapter V, include relating economics to art history, personal interests, and grades. (Author/DB)
Descriptors: Awards, Business Education, Case Studies, Consumer Economics, Curriculum Development, Economics, Economics Education, Educational Practices, Elementary Secondary Education, Evaluation, Higher Education, Instructional Innovation, Interdisciplinary Approach, Learning Activities, Projects, Reports, Social Studies, Student Attitudes, Teacher Effectiveness, Teaching Experience, Teaching Methods, Units of Study
Joint Council on Economic Education, 1212 Avenue of the Americas, New York, New York 10036 ($2.00 paperbound, $1.60 each for 10 copies or more)
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Joint Council on Economic Education, New York, NY.
Note: For a related document, see ED 104 752