Managing Your Money (Usborne)

Grade 6-9
Teaching Method
Teacher-centered curriculum commonly used in classrooms that may include a text, teacher manual, tests, etc.
Charlotte Mason
A methodology based on the work of a 19th century educator who maintained that children learn best from literature (Living Books), not textbooks.
A methodology based on the Latin Trivium (three stages of learning), including the grammar stage (memorization and facts), logic stage (critical thinking), and rhetoric stage (developing/defending ideas).
Unit Study
A thematic or topical approach centered around one topic that integrates multiple subject areas.
Montessori (Discovery)
A methodology based on the work of a 20th century educator that emphasizes student and sensory-driven discovery learning and real-life applications.
Religious Content
Faith-based or including instructional religious content.
Avoids religious or theoretical topics or presents multiple viewpoints without preference.
Contains content contrary to common Christian beliefs (i.e. evolution).
Learning Modality
Learns through listening, talking out loud or reading out loud.
Learns through seeing, prefers written instructions and visual materials.
Kinesthetic/Tactile (Hands-On)
Learns through moving, doing and touching.
Curriculum that employ a variety of activities/components.
Curriculum progresses through well-defined learning objectives. Emphasizes mastery before moving to the next topic.
Topics and concepts are repeated from level to level, adding more depth at each pass and connecting with review.
Focus is on the “why,” often with a unifying concept as well as specific skills; coverage may be broader.
Teacher Involvement
Low Teacher Involvement
Student-led materials; parent acts as a facilitator.
Medium Teacher Involvement
A mix of teacher-led time and independent student work.
High Teacher Involvement
Teacher-led lessons; may utilize discussions, hands-on activities and working together.
Additional Materials Required
No other materials needed
Everything you need is included.
Other Materials Required
There are additional required resources that are a separate purchase.
Other Materials Optional
There are additional resources mentioned or recommended but are not absolutely necessary.
Designed to be written in; not reusable.
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Do you always keep track of your money? Do you save for something special? How can you earn money and spend it wisely? Kids will first answer a few discerning questions to reveal how well they are handling money. Then, 22 bite-size chapters cover practical money-related tips and advice including smart spending, borrowing, and more. Topics range from traditional to modern; from immediate to long-term needs. The text even covers issues related to cell phone plans and bitcoin, budgeting and donating, as well as mortgages to warnings against underage gambling. While concepts are potentially hefty and life-altering, the presentation is concise and digestible. Includes an index, glossary, and some brief and fun quizzes throughout (answers in back). Note: you might see a reference here and there to British coins. See Usborne's Quicklinks for free, online, money-related resources. 5" x 7 3/4". 208 pgs, pb.

Publisher's Description of Managing Your Money (Usborne)
This down-to-earth guide is designed to take the mystery out of managing your money. Filled with practical advice on topics such as how to be a smart shopper, how to budget, and how to earn money, it will equip you with the skills needed to manage your money — now and in the future.

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