ERIC Number: ED475694
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1999-Aug
Reference Count: N/A
Business Education Crosswalking Standards: Grades Eight and Twelve.
Nebraska State Dept. of Education, Lincoln.
This document is intended to assist Nebraska business education teachers in developing assessment plans for their local school districts. The first part of the document correlates Nebraska's business education performance standards with grade 8 and grade 12 standards for the following academic subject areas: mathematics; science; social studies/history; and reading/writing. A two-column format is used to show the links between essential business education competencies and the academic skills listed in Nebraska L.E.A.R.N.S. (Leading Educational Achievement through Rigorous Nebraska Standards). The following are among the business competencies covered in the crosswalk: business computations; career awareness and exploration; career preparation and job acquisition; communications; consumer economics; economics; finance; keyboarding; technology exploration and applications; technology operations; technology issues and concerns; telecommunications; systems and implementation; accounting principles; business and consumer law; entrepreneurship; international business; management; and marketing. The second part of the document lists pertinent grade 8 and grade 12 standards for the following academic areas: (1) mathematics (including numeration/number sense, computation/estimation, measurements, geometry/spatial concepts, data analysis, probability; statistics, algebra); (2) reading, writing, speaking, and listening; (3) science (including unifying concepts/principles, science as inquiry, physical science, life science, earth and space science, science and technology, science in personal and social perspective, and history and nature of science); and (4) social studies/history (U.S. history, civics and economics, world history, and world geography). (MN)
Descriptors: Academic Education, Academic Standards, Accounting, Administration, Articulation (Education), Basic Skills, Business Communication, Business Education, Career Awareness, Competence, Consumer Economics, Consumer Protection, Economics, Educational Objectives, Educational Planning, Entrepreneurship, Grade 12, Grade 8, History, Integrated Curriculum, International Trade, Job Search Methods, Keyboarding (Data Entry), Listening Skills, Marketing, Mathematics, Mathematics Skills, Reading, Sciences, Secondary Education, Social Studies, State Standards, Statewide Planning, Student Evaluation, Technological Literacy, Telecommunications
For full text: http://www.nde.state.ne.us/BUSED/PDF/crosswalk.pdf.
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: Nebraska State Dept. of Education, Lincoln.
Identifiers - Location: Nebraska