ERIC Number: ED150276
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1976-Sep
Reference Count: 0
Consumer Education for Kindergarten through Grade 8.
Illinois State Office of Education, Springfield. Div. of Program Planning and Development.
This guide is intended to assist school administrative personnel in the integration of consumer education into the curriculum at the elementary level and to assist teachers in planning and implementing consumer education concepts at the primary, intermediate, and upper elementary levels in language arts, mathematics, science, and social studies programs. For each topic contained in the guide there is a content outline followed by performance objectives and related activities for each of the three levels. The consumer education topics are consumer rights and responsibilities, factors in money management decisions, money and banking, comparison shopping, using consumer credit, measurement awareness, food, clothing, housing, transportation, community helpers, consumer health, recreation, warranties and guarantees, consumer fraud and deception, insurance, savings and investments, taxes, and the role of the consumer in our economic system. Selected consumer education materials and selected sources of consumer education information and materials are listed. (TA)
Publication Type: Guides - General
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Illinois State Office of Education, Springfield. Div. of Program Planning and Development.