ERIC Number: ED420594
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1995
Reference Count: N/A
Personal Economics: 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 Middle Grades Program of Junior Achievement, Inc. The booklets help students assess their personal skills and interests, explore career options, learn job-hunting skills, and discover the value of an education. A master list of materials needed and suggestions on how to conduct each lesson are included. The lessons include: (1) "First Impressions"; (2) "What Are My Strengths?"; (3) "Job Shuffle"; (4) "Keys to My Success"; (5) "Getting Your Foot in the Door"; (6) "Stepping Inside"; (7) "Personal Budgeting"; (8) "Family Finances"; (9) "Setting Financial Goals"; (10) "Spending Wisely"; (11) "Using Credit Wisely"; and (12) "Putting It Together (Review Activity)." The student materials are accompanied by a teacher guide, pre and post tests, ongoing activities, game cards, a student booklet, and a "Certificate of Achievement." (EH)
Descriptors: Active Learning, Careers, Decision Making, Economics, Economics Education, Instructional Materials, Intermediate Grades, Junior High Schools, Macroeconomics, Microeconomics, Middle Schools, 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.