publication . Article . 2013

Financial Education Through Mathematics and IT Curricula: Pocket Money Management

Gortcheva, Iordanka;
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  • Published: 31 May 2013
  • Publisher: Institute of Mathematics and Informatics Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, Association for the Development of the Information Society
  • Country: Bulgaria
Abstract
Report published in the Proceedings of the National Conference on "Education in the Information Society", Plovdiv, May, 2013 Mathematics and IT classes in the Bulgarian school provide various opportunities for developing students’ logical, mathematical, and technological thinking. Being an important part of mathematical literacy, financial literacy can be systematically built in the frame of national mathematics and IT curricula. Following that objective, exemplary word problems have been designed to make middle and high school students discover elementary truths in finances. Not only is their topic of managing pocket money attractive to both students and parent...
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ACM Computing Classification System: ComputingMilieux_COMPUTERSANDEDUCATION
free text keywords: Financial literacy, Mathematics curriculum, IT curriculum, Compound interest, Spreadsheets, Pocket money, Word problems
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