§130.243 Dollars and Sense

Dollars and Sense Overview :

Dollars and Sense focuses on consumer practices and responsibilities, the money management process, decision- making skills, impact of technology, and preparation for human services careers. Students are encouraged to participate in career and technical student organizations and other leadership organizations.

Dollars and Sense Assessment Questions

100 Sample Assessment Questions for Dollars and Sense Sample Assessment Questions for Dollars and Sense Math Human Services – Dollars and Sense Multiple Choice Math Assessment Problems Human Services Dollars and Sense Math Assessment...

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Dollars and Sense Course Outline

The lessons in this course may be used in any sequence. The suggested sequence order is as follows: All TEKS Overview Introductory Lesson: Dollars and Sense I. Management of Individual and Family Resources A....

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Dollars and Sense : Lesson Plans for Classrooms

Introductory Lesson: Dollars and Sense

August 20, 15 // Dollars and Sense

The purpose of this lesson is to serve as an introduction to the course *Dollars and Sense*. Students will be introduced to the world...

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Money Matters: Making Cents of It All

December 16, 14 // Dollars and Sense

Is having credit a good thing or bad thing? A decision you make regarding credit will determine whether you have money at the...

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Interest: What Does It Mean?

June 25, 14 // Dollars and Sense

Getting your first credit card is an exciting time. For many it is a landmark moment that defines adolescents from adulthood, but with excitement...

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Laws, Regulations and Taxes That Impact Consumers

May 22, 14 // Dollars and Sense

The United States has three levels of government: federal, state and local. Each level of government has its own laws and regulations that impact...

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How the Media Influences Consumers

April 29, 14 // Dollars and Sense

People engage in multiple roles throughout their lives. Some of these roles include spouse, sibling, parent or friend. The economic role a person plays...

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Saving the Environment

April 16, 14 // Dollars and Sense

The environment we live in has a finite amount of resources. Resources are tangible and intangible items which allow consumers to solve problems and...

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To Charge or Not to Charge

February 28, 14 // Dollars and Sense

In an instant gratification society, people want things now. They do not want to wait and save up for them. Many people...

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Don’t Take the Risk

February 12, 14 // Dollars and Sense

After working hard for our assets, we want to protect them. Car wrecks, stolen cars, house fires, major illnesses, injuries and other unexpected events...

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Factors that Affect Housing Choices

December 31, 13 // Dollars and Sense

As children we dream of living in the castle and by adolescents we have downsized to an apartment of our own. Regardless of the...

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Saving for the Future

November 26, 13 // Dollars and Sense

Financial planning is the process of managing financial resources (money!) so one can achieve goals and dreams. It involves dealing with financial limitations that...

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Take It to the Bank

May 02, 13 // Dollars and Sense

Family, Career and Community Leaders of America (FCCLA) has a national program called *Financial Fitness*. The goal of the program is for students...

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Personal Money Management

December 31, 12 // Dollars and Sense

Money management is an important part of making smart economic decisions. We make economic choices everyday in purchasing clothing, food, health and wellness,...

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Consumer Services Careers

November 14, 12 // Dollars and Sense

What career do you see in your future? What education do you need for this career? How much money will you make? What skills...

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Managing Your Finances

October 27, 12 // Dollars and Sense

Everyone wants to have the resources to provide for all of their needs and some of their wants. In this lesson, you will identify...

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My World, My Future

December 14, 11 // Dollars and Sense

Think about all the things you throw away on a daily basis. Paper, plastic bottles, food or clothes. Where does it go? What...

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End of Course Project Options- Dollars and Sense

December 12, 11 // Dollars and Sense

This lesson will provide *End of Course Project Options* for students enrolled in Dollars and Sense.

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