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Using project based instruction students are introduced to the principles of business in the 21st century while refreshing their keyboarding skills. This course should also help students to use computers effectively in their lives, thus providing a connection of computer science and business careers. In this course, middle school students build a knowledge base of computer applications, information systems, internet safety, 21st century skills, and business and computer science careers of the 21st century. Exposure to networking and programming will also be important threads in this course. Competencies for the co-curricular student organization Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) are integral components of the performance standards. FBLA activities should be incorporated throughout instructional strategies developed for the course.

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  • Personal Finance Simulation

    KEYBOARDING Students will develop and apply keyboarding skills utilizing current technology.

    MSBCS-BCSIII-13 The student will demonstrate an understanding of personal finance

    EQ:What is Personal Finance?

    Warm up -

    Wednesday - www.typing.com

    Tuesday - Answer Blog Post

    Monday - Log into www.everfi.com

    Go to  www.flocabulary.com/join-class join the class PTFG68

    Complete the Vocab Game and the Read and Respond

    Open the Personal Finance Simulation

    Work through the Nearpod and then Work through all tasks of the Personal Finance Simulation

    Complete the following tasks:
    1. Rent an Apartment
    2. Apply for a Job
    3. Enroll in College
    4. Open a Checking Account and a Savings Account.
    5. Purchase Furniture
    6.  Purchase Food
    7. Schedule time to Eat (2xs a day); Relax, Exercise and Sleep.
    8. You can now click GO to start the simulation.
    9. Watch your messages and make decisions based on the messages.
    10. Pay your bills on time.
    11. Deposit your pay checks
    12. Purchase Rental Insurance and Car Insurance if you have a car.
    13. As you complete a college degree, apply for a better job.
    14. When you get to level 2 you can get Internet and purchase stocks.

    Work on Everfi.

    Assign On: 8/13/2018
    Due: 8/17/2018
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