On Your Own Coast-to-Coast by C.W. Publications
C.W. PUBLICATIONS, a developer of educational software,is introducing On Your Own Coast-to-Coast, a program to help studentslearn about the costs of independent living. Some of theskills covered in the simulated three-month period are job hunting,opening a bank account, using credit, paying bills, saving andinvesting, renting an apartment, activating utilities, and buyinginsurance. Expenses vary depending on which city a studentchooses to settle in, and the simulation is different every timethe program is run. A supplemental CD provides teachers withlesson plans and tools for assessment. Price: $79 for a singlelicense.
This article originally appeared in the 05/01/2007 issue of THE Journal.
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