2018/2019 Competency-Based Task/Competency List for Personal Living and Finances (3120/36 weeks)
All tasks are considered essential statewide and are required of all students.
Demonstrating Workplace Readiness Skills: Personal Qualities and People Skills
Demonstrating Workplace Readiness Skills: Professional Knowledge and Skills
- Demonstrate effective speaking and listening skills.
- Demonstrate effective reading and writing skills.
- Demonstrate critical-thinking and problem-solving skills.
- Demonstrate healthy behaviors and safety skills.
- Demonstrate an understanding of workplace organizations, systems, and climates.
- Demonstrate lifelong-learning skills.
- Demonstrate job-acquisition and advancement skills.
- Demonstrate time-, task-, and resource-management skills.
- Demonstrate job-specific mathematics skills.
- Demonstrate customer-service skills.
Demonstrating Workplace Readiness Skills: Technology Knowledge and Skills
Examining All Aspects of an Industry
- Examine aspects of planning within an industry/organization.
- Examine aspects of management within an industry/organization.
- Examine aspects of financial responsibility within an industry/organization.
- Examine technical and production skills required of workers within an industry/organization.
- Examine principles of technology that underlie an industry/organization.
- Examine labor issues related to an industry/organization.
- Examine community issues related to an industry/organization.
- Examine health, safety, and environmental issues related to an industry/organization.
Addressing Elements of Student Life
- Identify the purposes and goals of the student organization.
- Explain the benefits and responsibilities of membership in the student organization as a student and in professional/civic organizations as an adult.
- Demonstrate leadership skills through participation in student organization activities, such as meetings, programs, and projects.
- Identify Internet safety issues and procedures for complying with acceptable use standards.
Developing Consumer Skills
Demonstrating Knowledge of Banking Transactions
Demonstrating Knowledge of Insurance, Credit, and Loan Functions
- Distinguish among the types, costs, and benefits of insurance coverage, including automobile, life, property, health, disability, and professional liability.
- Evaluate the various methods of financing a purchase.
- Compare terms and conditions of various sources of consumer credit.
- Compare the costs and conditions of secured and unsecured loans.
- Calculate payment schedules for a loan, using spreadsheets, calculators, and online tools.
- Complete a sample credit application.
Demonstrating Knowledge of Taxes
- Describe the types and purposes of local, state, and federal taxes and the way each is levied and used.
- Compute local, state, and federal taxes for self-employment, products, and services.
- Explain the similarities and differences between state and federal taxation of inheritances.
- Define the terminology associated with inheritance.
- Examine types and purposes of estate planning.