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ERIC Number: EJ312547
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1984
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Economics in the Classroom: A Real-Life Experience.
Bower, Douglas
Childhood Education, v61 n2 p132-33 Nov-Dec 1984
Describes a classroom economics system for fifth graders based on real-life experience. Income earned in assigned "jobs" may be spent for future fixed expenses, unexpected opportunities and expenses, and immediate entertainment. Students learn social skills as well as how to bank, buy stock and insurance, cope with unemployment, manage a store, and make a loan. (CB)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Guides - Classroom - Teacher
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Language: English
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Note: Theme Issue: Public Schooling: The Current Crisis