This course prepares participants to teach personal finance at the secondary level by examining, using, and evaluating methods for teaching personal finance. Participants explore Gardner’s theory of multiple intelligences, vocabulary, visual tools, game-based learning, assessments, and curriculum design.
Note. Foundations of personal finance education are covered in EDD/538.
Identify personal finance learning outcomes for secondary students.
Analyze the psychological factors inherent in personal finance education.
Evaluate personal finance programs for secondary students.
Vocabulary Instructional Strategies
Identify vocabulary associated with personal finance..
Evaluate techniques for teaching personal finance vocabulary.
Additional Instructional Strategies
Apply Howard Gardner’s theory of multiple intelligences to personal finance education.
Evaluate instructional enhancements, including visual tools and game-based activities.
Determine strategies to integrate other content areas with personal finance education.
Describe considerations for teaching personal finance in an online environment.
Evaluate standard personal finance education assessments.
Design assessments for personal finance education lessons.
Incorporate formative and summative assessment to adapt instruction.
Describe the main objectives in curriculum planning.
Develop personal finance education curricula to meet instructional goals and standards.
Evaluate personal finance education curricula for specific audiences.
All objectives apply.
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