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Dream Phone of Basic Phone?
Learning to be a savvy shopper can make or break the bank. Upper graders research five different cell phone carriers to see if they'll have enough money in their imaginary budget for a dream phone or a basic phone. They create either a PowerPoint presentation or a brochure to share their findings.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 4 Views 3 Downloads
Cell Phone Interview
Are there benefits to comparison shopping? Yes, even with cell phones. It's important to know which carrier is best and why. Learners interview a family member about his choice in cell phone carriers, and compare that person's choice to research they've collected online.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 5 Views 5 Downloads
Scoring a Financial Education
Students explore the concept of money management. In this money management lesson, students read an article about students taking a finance course in high school and college. Students discuss the importance of money management. Students write a summary about how a credit card, loan, or savings account works.
10th - Higher Ed Social Studies & History 7 Views 38 Downloads
Four Dollars and Fifty Cents
Learners role play a scenario between a creditor and debtor. In this consumer education lesson, students read the book Four Dollars and Fifty Cents, discuss the vocabulary introduced in the book and role play a situation between a creditor and a debtor.
7th - 8th Social Studies & History 3 Views 2 Downloads
Go BBYC: Buying the Best for Your Consumption
Students explore guidelines for buying food. In this science lesson, students read labels, trademarks, and print advertisements. Students discuss their duties as consumers as well as the conservation of food. Students serve and evaluate a prepared breakfast menu.
5th - Higher Ed Science 3 Views 11 Downloads
PAY CREDIT WHEN CREDIT IS DUE
Students learn about credit cards and scores and how to and not to use them. In this financial concept lesson, students are given hypothetical scenarios where they are able to apply learning's to given situations as they figure rates, scores, and money management techniques of their own.
7th - 12th Social Studies & History 5 Views 41 Downloads
Chinese Central Bank Buying Treasuries
The first several minutes of this clip are a review of the hypothetical China-U.S. trade scenario Sal mapped out in previous videos. Then, he begins to further outline how the Yuan can resist appreciation because of interference by the Chinese Central Bank and it's desire to peg the current exchange rate.
12 mins 11th - Higher Ed Social Studies & History 3 Views 0 Downloads
You can Bank on It: The Basics of Banking
Students explore types of financial institutions. In this Consumer Math/Economics lesson plan, students investigate the functions and services of different types of financial institutions and how thy work for individuals and businesses.
9th - 12th Math 9 Views 141 Downloads
You Can Bank On This
Learners investigate the concepts of money management and banking through Internet activities. In this economics lesson, students discuss the characteristics of money and how people once bartered with goods instead of paying with cash. Learners research banking websites and complete an online activity dealing with the different money systems.
3rd - 5th Math 3 Views 14 Downloads
Money Management Part II: Checking Accounts
Having money is great, learning to manage it wisely is imperative. First, the class has a discussion on the value and convenience of having a checking account. Then, they practice filling out deposit slips, keeping an account register, and writing checks.
7th - 8th 21st Century Skills 21 Views 42 Downloads
The Business of Interest
Learners learn about finance and money management and use math to solve problems, communicate, and explore real life situations as they deal with banks. For this financial management lesson, students apply their math skills to real life scenarios through role play and online resources.
7th - 12th Social Studies & History 5 Views 30 Downloads