ERIC Number: ED204242
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1979
Reference Count: N/A
Money Management and the Consumer, Insurance: "It's Later Than You Think."
Florida State Dept. of Education, Tallahassee. Div. of Elementary and Secondary Education.; Osceola County School District, Kissimmee, FL.
This unit, one of a series of six Project SCAT (Skills for Consumer Applied Today) units, is designed to help senior high school students develop consumer education skills. For a description of the specific objectives and format of the units, see SO 013 467. This document provides teaching methods, learning activities, and a student booklet for a unit on insurance. Students examine the principles of insurance, and auto, health, life, and homeowners insurance. Students conduct an insurance attitude survey, list risks that most people face every day, invite a local insurance agent to speak, examine sample insurance policies, compare rates for similar coverage, discuss reasons for cancellation of automobile policies, debate the moral responsibility of owning life insurance, discuss Medicare and Medicaid, debate the need for a national health insurance plan, and prepare inventories of household items. A pre- and posttest and reproducible graphics are included. The student booklet contains relevant vocabulary, readings, and worksheets. (KC)
Descriptors: Consumer Education, Economics Education, Educational Objectives, Insurance, Learning Activities, Money Management, Secondary Education, Teaching Methods, Units of Study, Validated Programs
Project SCAT, Osceola County School District, PO Box 1948, Kissimmee, FL 32741 (Six units in this series are $29.50, for cost of each unit contact the project).
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Learner; Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Office of Elementary and Secondary Education (ED), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Florida State Dept. of Education, Tallahassee. Div. of Elementary and Secondary Education.; Osceola County School District, Kissimmee, FL.