ERIC Number: ED420592
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1994
Reference Count: N/A
Our Region: 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. where students learn about their roles as individuals, workers, and consumers. The booklets are designed to provide practical information about people, businesses, and services in a typical region. A program guide and suggestions on how to conduct each lesson are included. The lessons include: (1) "Exploring Our State"; (2) "Regional Resources"; (3) "Make a Decision"; (4) "You're in Charge"; and (5) "Here, There, and Everywhere." Student materials are accompanied by: a letter to parents; a state resource guide; worksheets for exploring individual states; a worksheet on using resources; an activity card on business problems for two types of businesses--a pizza parlor and a pet shop; a decision making worksheet; flash cards on tools and resources for various jobs; play money; game cards; a game board for "Polly and Pete's Pizza"; a "Business Journal"; a "Certificate of Achievement"; and a teacher evaluation form. (EH)
Descriptors: Active Learning, Decision Making, Economics, Economics Education, Elementary Education, Instructional Materials, Macroeconomics, Microeconomics, Social Studies, State History, 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.