ERIC Number: ED418020
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1996
Reference Count: N/A
Wallet Wisdom: Personal Finance Economics, 9-12. Teacher Resource Manual. EconomicsAmerica.
Bishop, Janet H.; Mackey, Deborah; White, Vickie L.
This book is designed to help students in grades 9-12 make better decisions as spenders, savers, borrowers, and managers of money. The learning experiences focus on personal finance and money management. The 10 lessons divided into 4 units include: (1) "Challenging Choices"; (2) "Learning, Earning, and Spending"; (3) "How Much Is Too Much?"; (4) "Prom Trade-offs"; (5) "Timing Is Everything"; (6) "Saving Selection"; (7) "The Urge to Splurge"; (8) "The Credit Connection"; (9) "Expect the Unexpected"; and (10) "Changes and Choices." Contains an extensive list of teacher resources. (EH)
Descriptors: Capitalism, Decision Making, Economic Change, Economic Climate, Economics, Economics Education, Free Enterprise System, High Schools, Investment, Microeconomics, Social Studies, Teaching Guides
National Council on Economic Education, 1140 Avenue of the Americas, New York, NY 10036; telephone: 212-730-7007.
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
Authoring Institution: National Council on Economic Education, New York, NY.