Consumer Economics, Unit Pricing, and Nutrition
Submitted by Cynthia Zafft on June 17, 2016 - 1:28pm
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A recent tip from ChooseMyPlate got me thinking about the literacy and numeracy skills needed for meal planning and grocery shopping. The Hubbs Center Adult Basic Education has a unit that weaves literacy, numeracy, nutrition, and consumer awareness skills together. It ends with a culminating grocery store shopping simulation for students.
- Here’s the tip: Understand the Price Tag from ChooseMyPlate.gov
- Here’s is Food Shopping: Beg Lit-High ESL from the Hubbs Center
Do you think teaching unit pricing makes (or could make) an economic difference for your students? Do you look at unit pricing with students? How do you frame the activity?
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