Title: Becoming a Wise Consumer: Comparison Shopping
In this introductory lesson to money management for teens, students will use everyday math skills to comparison shop a variety of products. Students will learn several ways to save money, including using store discounts, coupons, and unit pricing to determine the better deal. This is Part I of a series on becoming a wise consumer.
Standard(s): [MA2015] (7) 9: Solve multistep real-life and mathematical problems posed with positive and negative rational numbers in any form (whole numbers, fractions, and decimals), using tools strategically. Apply properties of operations to calculate with numbers in any form, convert between forms as appropriate, and assess the reasonableness of answers using mental computation and estimation strategies. [7-EE3]
Title: What Not To Wear: Becoming a Personal Stylist
Have you envisioned working with glamorous Hollywood celebrities and fashion models? If so, then you may consider pursuing a career as a personal stylist. Working as a personal stylist will give you the opportunity to assist and style well-known fashion personalities. In this module, you will learn the job qualifications, training and requirements for a career as a personal stylist. After completing a reading and interactive activity, you will demonstrate your newly developed skill!
Standard(s): [HUM] ED03 (8) 11: Describe strategies for comparison shopping among teens.