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Trade & Industrial Education
TI00156
Independent Living Skills
108.00
Students will learn everyday living skills to them in transitioning from dependent living and school environments to independent living and work environments.
Bobbie Rogers
405-743-5466
broge@okcareertech.org
1. Earning Money:

1. Wages

2. Annual Wages

3. Time Worked

4. Overtime

5. Regular Wages Plus Overtime

6. Tips

7. Piecework

8. The Key to Rounding Money

9. Salary

10. The Key to Percents and Decimals

11. Commission

12. Salary Plus Commission


2. Buying Food:

1. Expressing Prices

2. Reading Prices

3. Adding Prices

4. Computing Change

5. Coupons

6. Coupons for More Than One

7. Coupons With Conditions

8. Expiration Dates

9. Finding the Cost of One

10. The Key to Using the Word Per

11. Unit Price


3. Shopping for Clothes:

1. Ready-to-Wear

2. Sale Prices

3. Percent Saved

4. Discounts

5. Buying From a Catalog

6. The Key to Simplifying Fractions

7. The Key to Common Denominators

8. Making You Own Clothes

9. Finding the Cost of Fabric

10. Using a Charge Account

11. Using a Layaway Plan


4. Managing a Household:

1. Renting a Home

2. Buying a Home

3. Computing the Down Payment

4. Paying the Mortgage

5. Terms of Mortgages Differ

6. Reading Utility Meters

7. Utility Consumption

8. Telephone, Gas and Electric Bills

9. Mortgage Insurance

10. Homeowners Insurance


5. Buying and Maintaining a Car:

1. Buying a New Car

2. Buying a Used Car

3. Financing a Car

4. Automobile Insurance

5. Reading an Odometer

6. Average Miles Driven Per Year

7. Number of Miles Traveled

8. Computing Gas Mileage

9. Computing the Range of a Car

10. Computing the Fuel Needed

11. Computing Average Speed

12. Computing Travel Time

13. Buying Gasoline

14. Computing the Cost of Repairs


6. Working With Food:

1. Counting Calories

2. The Key to Ratio

3. The Key to Proportion

4. Finding Calories With Proportion

5. Using Nutrition Information

6. Fat Grams and Calories

7. Using Calories

8. Losing Pounds

9. Changing Recipe Yields

10. Timing Food Preparation


7. Improving Your Home:

1. Buying Furniture and Appliances

2. 90-Day Purchase Plan

3. The Key to Perimeter and Area

4. Painting a Room

5. Buying Paint

6. Buying Wallpaper

7. Covering the Floor

8. Computing Length of Molding

9. Wall-to-Wall Carpeting

10. Additions to Existing Homes

11. Insulation

12. Seeding and Feeding Lawns

13. Fencing a Yard


8. Traveling:

1. Reading a Map

2. Estimating Distances

3. Reading a Bus Schedule

4. Computing Bus Fares

5. Staying in Hotels

6. Package Travel Plans

7. Exchanging Currency

8. Renting a Car

9. Parking Expenses

10. Time Zones

11. Traveling by Air


9. Budgeting Your Money:

1. Finding Average Income

2. Preparing a Budget

3. Adjusting a Budget

4. Using Circle Graphs

5. Balancing a Budget


10. Banking and Investing:

1. Simple Interest

2. Compound Interest

3. Doubling Your Money

4. Checking Accounts

5. Keeping the Account Up to Date

6. Reconciling a Checking Account

7. Stock Market Mathematics

8. Evaluating Profits and Losses

9. Earning Dividends


11. Paying Taxes:

1. The Key to Large Numbers

2. The Federal Budget

3. Paying Taxes

4. Reading the Tax Table

5. Using a Tax Schedule

6. Refund or Balance Due

7. Property Tax

8. Effective Tax Rate


12. Math Used in Preparing for Careers:

1. Salesclerks

2. The Key to Square Root

3. Electricians

4. Auto Mechanics

5. Carpenters

6. Drafters

7. Machine Operators
Completion of Learning Activity Packets and various other instructional materials.

Written tests, assignments and work study/employability evaluations.



Program's Advisory Committee, Vocational Rehabilitation Center

AGS English for the World of Work

AGS Consumer Mathematics

AGS Everyday Life, Skills

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