ERIC Number: ED377327
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1989
Reference Count: N/A
Choice--Chance--Control. That's Life. Learning about Insurance through Secondary School Courses. Insurance Basics for Everyone; Social Sciences; Mathematics; Consumer Economics.
Insurance Education Foundation, Indianapolis, IN.
This guide, which is designed for use with secondary school students, contains four units of activities that teach the fundamentals of insurance within the context of a broad range of subjects, including social sciences, history, civics, government, mathematics, consumer economics, business, economics, life skills, family management, home economics, and driver education. A total of 21 learning activities are presented in units on the following topics: how insurance works, social sciences, mathematics, and consumer economics. Each contains some or all of the following: suggested areas of the curriculum in which to use the activities, introduction, unit objectives, unit discussion topics, background information, learning activities, activity answers, and speaker suggestions. Concluding the guide are master copies of seven activities, a glossary, and an annotated list of 17 sources of insurance-related classroom resources. Included with the guide is the Insurance Professionals' How-To Guide for Choice--Chance--Control Classroom Involvement. (MN)
Descriptors: Annotated Bibliographies, Behavioral Objectives, Consumer Economics, Consumer Education, Insurance, Insurance Companies, Integrated Curriculum, Learning Activities, Lesson Plans, Mathematics, Newsletters, Resource Materials, Risk, Risk Management, Secondary Education, Social Studies
Insurance Education Foundation, 3601 Vincennes Road, Indianapolis, IN 46268 (free for teachers; others $50; including related videotape).
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
Authoring Institution: Insurance Education Foundation, Indianapolis, IN.