Fla. eighth-graders learn to manage finances through role-playing

Eighth-graders got a chance to be an adult for a day and learn about budgeting for monthly expenses based on pretend careers, salaries and expenses during a program at Finance Park at Junior Achievement World Huizenga Center in Coconut Creek, Fla. The exercise proved educational for students, said social studies teacher Alicia Carl, who noted that students were surprised to learn about sales and income taxes.

View Full Article in:

Sun-Sentinel (Fort Lauderdale, Fla.) (tiered subscription model)

Published in Brief:

SmartBrief Job Listings for Education

Job Title Company Location
Senior ELL Technical Assistance and Curriculum Specialist (8270)
American Institute for Researcher
Chicago, IL
K-12 Teachers Needed at Int’l Schools
The International Educator
Multiple Locations
Technical Assistance Consultant (8336)
Chicago, IL
Technical Assistance Associate (8330)
American Institute for Researcher
Chicago, IL
Tapestry Public Charter School
Atlanta, GA