The educator employs the social and emotional learning method of self-reflection and self- assessment to introduce behavior-based strategies for students to comparison-shop for big-ticket items.
Social and emotional learning (SEL) is the process through which children and adults acquire and effectively apply the knowledge, attitudes, and skills necessary to understand and manage emotions, set and achieve positive goals, feel and show empathy for others, establish and maintain positive relationships, and make responsible decisions.
Self-reflection and self-assessment are instructional tasks whereby teachers ask students to actively think about their own work, establish goals to improve, and reflect on what was learned.
Comparison shopping is a straightforward concept, but the behavior challenges are not. Decisions must be planned, thoughtful, and not impulsive. Similar behavior challenges are faced when practicing safe sex. The following research cites evidence of how teachers can help students think about how practicing safe sex connects to self-reflection and self-assessment.
The items in this following section detail what must be submitted for evaluation. To earn the micro-credential, you must receive a passing evaluation for Parts 1 and 3, and a “Yes” for both artifacts submitted for Part 2.
Submit one video that demonstrates your competence leading to a self-assessment and self-reflection of their own spending behavior, and discussing behavior-based strategies to improve their decisions.
Please also provide one artifact exhibiting two impartial consumer resources introduced to students. Ideally, these resources can be accessed by students on their mobile phones.
Please include reflections from three students who completed the activity submitted in Part 2, using the following questions as guidance for the students (150-word limit each):
Please answer a brief survey about your experience teaching personal finance. Your responses will:
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