ERIC Number: ED418017
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1997
Reference Count: N/A
Pocketwise: Personal Finance Economics K-2. Teacher Resource Manual. EconomicsAmerica.
Carter, Carmen; Heiman, Jan; Mitchell, Julie; Morgan, Jack
This book is designed to help students in grades K-2 make better decisions as spenders, savers, borrowers, and managers of money. The learning experiences focus on personal finance and money management. The 14 lessons are divided into 4 units focusing on money, spending, saving, and borrowing and credit. Lesson titles include: (1) "A Very Good Day for Money"; (2) "What Is Money?"; (3) "Money Lets Me Choose"; (4) "Consumers Choose to Spend"; (5) "Spending Decisions Go On and On"; (6) "Opportunity Costs Are Everywhere"; (7) "Advertising Influences Spending Decisions"; (8) "Why We Save"; (9) "Budgeting Is a Way to Plan for Saving"; (10) "Saving Requires Waiting"; (11) "To Borrow or Not to Borrow--That Is the Choice"; (12) "To Lend or Not to Lend--That Is the Choice"; (13) "I Owe You"; and (14) "Demonstrating Money Management." Contains a 44-item glossary of economics terms (EH)
Descriptors: Capitalism, Decision Making, Economic Change, Economic Climate, Economics, Economics Education, Free Enterprise System, Investment, Microeconomics, Primary Education, Social Studies, Teaching Guides
National Council on Economic Education, 1140 Avenue of the Americas, New York, NY 10036; telephone: 212-730-7007.
Publication Type: Books; Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
Authoring Institution: National Council on Economic Education, New York, NY.