Students learn how to budget while learning the general costs of what they would be expected to pay if they were to live on their own. This is a useful project for students in a career-related course or other subject area where simple math or real life examples are needed.
This is a project I made for High School SPED students in a personal finance class to help them understand minimum wage and how life events can take away all of your money. Think of it as a real life "GAME OF LIFE" simulation!
RECENTLY UPDATED!! This is a useful project for students in a business class, or any other subject area where simple math skills, or real-life examples are needed. This project gives students some insight into what it's like to live on their own, and how much it costs to live!
This is a 5 part budget unit that I used with both middle school and high school students. I currently use it in my economics class when studying budgeting and personal finance. This project can take as little or as long as you like. Students research the costs of different living expenses and careers and use these costs to complete budgeting worksheets.
Real World Examples on Application of Integers -An excellent way to make math meaningful and relevant to your students. It's a realistic simulation of personal finance. The full project involves a 16-page packet for each student. This includes an explanation of each approximately 20 expenses and a discussion of income and deductions (taxes and insurance).