Virtual Business - Personal Finance is a total solution for your need to teach financial literacy. Your students will learn key personal financial skills and demonstrate competence in an online simulated world. All course work is assessed, tracked, and easily monitored online. The simulation and content are always current and up to date, including tax rates, laws, and regulations.
In this trial assignment you will explore how to improve your credit score. You will begin by reviewing a credit report and identifying problems. Then you will try to buy a car and experience the difficulties created by poor credit. Next, you will begin to improve your credit score by paying off several overdue bills and by using a credit card responsibly. Please review the Student Pre-Reading before starting the assignment.
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All Virtual Business sims come with tools to help add flexibility and control when using the sims in your classroom. You can choose the lessons you would like to include and put them in the order you want. You can decide whether to include reading assignments, reading quizzes, and math quizzes. You can even decide when to open lessons to students, helping keep your whole class in sync. Or you can open all the lessons and allow your students to work at their own pace. CLASSROOM MANAGEMENT TOOLS
STANDARDS CORRELATION: Common Core for English Language Arts
STANDARDS CORRELATION: Common Core for Math
STANDARDS CORRELATION: National Standards for Financial Literacy
STANDARDS CORRELATION: Jump Start
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Virtual Business simulations and accompanying math problems help students apply key math concepts to business and everyday life. Concepts are taken from Common Core and leading state math standards. Concepts include numbers and quantity, algebra, geometry, functions, probability and statistics, and modeling. MORE