ERIC Number: ED420588
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1997
Reference Count: N/A
Our World: Guide for Consultants and Teachers [and] Student Materials.
Junior Achievemnt, Inc., Colorado Springs, CO.
This document consists of two booklets, one for teachers and one for students. These booklets are part of the Elementary School Program of Junior Achievement, Inc. and introduces students to world resources, economic systems, monetary exchange, and trade. The booklets are designed to introduce students to key aspects of global trade and to help them understand how most countries are economically the worker, and the consumer. This booklet is designed to introduce students to key aspects of global trade and to help them understand how most countries are economically interdependent. A master list of materials needed and suggestions on how to conduct each lesson are included. The lessons include: (1) "The World in My Classroom"; (2) "Trading Places"; (3) "Dollar for Dollar"; (4)"Business Matters"; and (5) "Global Business Challenge." The student materials are accompanied by: an introductory letter to parents; a vocabulary list and companion terms in other languages; the "Global Discovery" booklet; a "Business Journal"; a "Certificate of Achievement"; and a teacher evaluation form. (EH)
Descriptors: Active Learning, Decision Making, Economics, Economics Education, Elementary Education, Foreign Countries, Global Education, Instructional Materials, Macroeconomics, Microeconomics, Social Studies, Teaching Guides
Junior Achievement, Inc., One Education Way, Colorado Springs, CO 80906.
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
Authoring Institution: Junior Achievemnt, Inc., Colorado Springs, CO.