Category: Math & Economics

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Homeschool Consumer Math Often Misses the Mark

  Consumer Math used to be almost a throw-away course. It’s what we decided to cover for a non-college-bound teen, a kid who needed one more Math credit on the homeschool transcript. It was supposed to be easy-peasy, mostly obvious stuff, with a few amortization tables thrown in and some practice keeping a checkbook. I…

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The Difference Between Consumer Math and Financial Literacy 7SistersHomeschool.com

The Difference Between Consumer Math and Financial Literacy

Financial Literacy is worth so much more than simple Consumer Math. In high school, our students need a Consumer Math credit, but we offer them rich life skills when we go beyond that basic requirement and equip our teens with Financial Literacy. Here’s help for understanding the difference between Consumer Math and Financial Literacy. Consumer…

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Using Infographics for Consumer Math

Using Infographics to Teach Consumer Math in High School

Here are some tips for using infographics to teach Consumer Math in high school: Our homeschool students need practical life-skill information when it comes to consumer math and financial literacy. I’ve been delighted to find lots of infographics available at no cost for use in learning about these subjects. Infographics (in case you don’t know)…

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