ERIC Number: ED360529
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1990-Dec
Mathematics for the Workplace. Applications from Insurance. A Teacher's Guide.
Wallace, Johnny M.; Spelts, Charlene E.
This module presents a real-world context in which mathematics skills are used as part of a daily routine. The context is the insurance field, and the module aims to help students see the significance of following through various processes in trying to obtain a solution. Materials in the module, most of which are designed for the teacher to duplicate and distribute to students, include the following: (1) information on careers in the insurance industry, specifically insurance agent; (2) an introduction to the lesson and information on types of insurance and insurance rates; (3) a task to be performed and information sheets necessary to complete the task; and (4) an answer key. (KC)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Sponsor: South Carolina State Dept. of Education, Columbia. Office of Vocational Education.; Fund for the Improvement of Postsecondary Education (ED), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Partnership for Academic and Career Education, Pendleton, SC.
Note: For other teacher's guides in this series, see CE 064 301-307.