Do your students have trouble staying awake during discussions of checkbook balancing and loan amortization? Do they complain that personal finance is boring and doesn’t relate to them? Then EMC Publishing has the program for you!
Personal Finance: A Lifetime Responsibility covers the most current and relevant topics, including identity theft, buying a car, and using debit cards. It presents hundreds of real-life examples, documents, and forms to capture the interest and imagination of today’s consumer-oriented teens.
Wise advice and opportunities to apply it are mixed in with case studies and stories that will inspire your students. Throughout, Nathan Dungan’s unique Share Save Spend® program offers practical suggestions for making balanced, thoughtful financial decisions.
The goal of Share Save Spend® is to help youth and adults think about, talk about and do money in ways that honor their values.
A variety of special features connect key principles and concepts to the constantly changing world in which your students live!
- You Decide. Case studies and stories that engage teens in a dialogue about real-life financial situations and challenge them to make a personal choice
- Look Before You Leap. Descriptions of financial decisions that teens or young adults are likely to encounter and the steps they can take to make informed decisions
- You Can Succeed Financially. Discussions and examples of the exciting possibilities open to those who set personal financial goals and work to accomplish them
- Going Global. Stories that use popular examples (like the production of Trek bikes and sales of snowboard clothing) to show how key personal finance topics are treated in other countries
- Do Your Research. Suggestions for using the Internet, libraries, and other sources to research personal finance topics of particular interest to teens
- Get Good Advice. Examples of how money mentors can help young people learn about specific topics, including suggestions for identifying mentors, sample interview and research questions, and ideas for using and sharing the results
- Did You Know? Fascinating facts and figures that dispel myths, warn, inform, spark ideas, and encourage exploration
Cover the Basics with Print Components!
Assessment Book: Tests and Quizzes with Answer Key
- One quiz for every section
- One test for every chapter and every unit
Student Activities Book: Forms and Documents
- Completed samples of key forms and documents discussed in the textbook
- Activities including blank blackline masters of key forms and documents for students to fill out
Math Skills Workbook
- Hundreds of exercises encouraging practical application of the key math skills and concepts covered in the program
- Interesting story problems and examples written to engage student interest
Lesson Plans Book
- Detailed lesson plans for every section of the textbook
- Pacing, objectives, and teaching activities (by type—read, focus and motivate, teach, assign, assess, reteach/review, enrich/extend, and bonus learning)
Sharing Ideas Book
Reinforce with Interactive Technology!
ExamView® Assessment Suite Compact Disc
- Over 1,750 questions
- Ability to select, create, and edit tests and quizzes
Microsoft® PowerPoint® Lectures Compact Disc
- Creative, compelling lectures for every section
- Breakout slides inviting student participation, ready for use with clicker technology
EMC Lesson Planner: Plus Resources Compact Disc
- Everything you need to plan your lessons
- Complete lesson plans for all sections of the book
- Ability to display lesson plans on a calendar, edit them, print them, and export them to Microsoft® Outlook®
- Automatic correlations to state standards
- Key teacher resources in searchable formats
Power-Practice: Interactive Student Compact Disc
- Dozens of vocabulary activities in crossword puzzles, word finds, and popular game show formats, in English and in Spanish
- Flash cards in English and in Spanish
- Animated tutorials on key personal finance topics
- Review and practice tests
Internet Resource Center
- Study guides
- Practice tests
- Animated tutorials
- Internet links
- Internet links
- Lesson Plans
- Standards Correlations
Grady Kimbrell Bio
Grady Kimbrell is a nationally recognized author and educator in business education. His teaching career includes instruction at the secondary, college, and adult education levels. His students have received numerous state awards in a variety of specialties. Visitors from throughout the United States have traveled to consult with him and study the cooperative education programs he has developed.
Kimbrell has served on numerous state instructional program committees and writing teams, designed educational computer programs, and produced educational films. He has been a presenter at educational conferences and conventions and has also planned major education conferences. As a way of providing assistance to other educators, Kimbrell has written many magazine and newspaper articles as well as more than a dozen textbooks.
As a pioneer in the use of computer technology for educational research, Kimbrell has assisted school districts with a variety of research and evaluation activities. His contributions in the field of education led to his inclusion in his alma mater’s Educator’s Hall of Fame and Who’s Who in America.
Kimbrell holds degrees in business administration, educational psychology, and business education, and he has completed additional advanced course work in professional education.
Nathan Dungan Bio
Nathan Dungan is the founder and president of Share Save Spend®, an organization that helps youth and adults achieve financial sanity by developing and maintaining healthy financial habits. He has been widely quoted in numerous national newspapers and news magazines; has been a featured guest on CBS, CNN, PBS, and public radio; and created and hosted a Twin Cities public television special called Money ’n’ Sanity. His book Prodigal Sons and Material Girls: How Not to Be Your Child’s ATM was released in 2003.
Before founding Share Save Spend, Nathan was a top-performing financial adviser and vice president of marketing for a Fortune™ 500 financial services company. He earned his bachelor’s degree from St. Olaf College, Northfield, Minnesota, and is a graduate of the University of Minnesota’s Carlson School of Management Executive Development Program.