Advertisements everywhere, offering the latest and greatest gadgets! How will children ever learn to stop, think, and take the time to make informed choices about spending their well-earned dollars? Fear not, for help is at hand with Australian Curriculum Economics and business.
As it guides you through the minefield of the subject’s many concepts—delving into the difference between needs and wants, solving the mystery of supply and demand, offering the choices of opportunity cost, delivering the different levels of industry sectors—the practical approach of this two-book series will set your students on the road to becoming the next generation of global business giants and entrepreneurs!
Develop appropriate questions to guide an inquiry about people, events, developments, places, systems and challenges (ACHASSI122)
Locate and collect relevant information and data from primary and secondary sources (ACHASSI123)
Organise and represent data in a range of formats including tables, graphs and large- and small-scale maps, using discipline-appropriate conventions (ACHASSI124)
Examine different viewpoints on actions, events, issues and phenomena in the past and present (ACHASSI127)
Interpret data and information displayed in a range of formats to identify, describe and compare distributions, patterns and trends, and to infer relationships (ACHASSI128)
Work in groups to generate responses to issues and challenges (ACHASSI130)
Use criteria to make decisions and judgements and consider advantages and disadvantages of preferring one decision over others (ACHASSI131)
Present ideas, findings, viewpoints and conclusions in a range of texts and modes that incorporate source materials, digital and nondigital representations and discipline-specific terms and conventions (ACHASSI132)
How the concept of opportunity cost involves choices about the alternative use of resources and the need to consider trade-offs (ACHASSK149)
The effect that consumer and financial decisions can have on the individual, the broader community and the environment (ACHASSK150)
The reasons businesses exist and the different ways they provide goods and services (ACHASSK151)