Partner

CEIP las Vaguadas

Country of Partner

Spain

Title of OER (in English)

Change Maker

Title of OER (in national language)

Máquina de cambio: Cuenta tu cambio

Type of OER

Lesson materials for children

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Language (s)

English

School Year

Grade 2, Grade 3, Grade 4, Grade 5, Grade 6

Age group

From 8 to 9, From 9 to 10, From 10 to 11, From 11 to 12

Topic

Buying in a shop, calculating change, money management.

Specific contents covered

Financial Education

You can use this OER in this/these subject area(s):

Maths

English language skills

Reading - Written reception (Reading comprehension)

Lexis

Amount of sale, amount paid, correct change, coins, make a purchase, piggy bank, added to, subtracted from.

Type of materials included

Images

How is it visually attractive for children?

Children enjoy seeing different currencies from around the world and ‘handling’ money. They can also see how the money saved in their piggy banks grows.

Can the OER be customized and reused?

No

Can the OER be used in project-based learning, interclass and intercultural collaboration?

Yes

How?

Students can consult classmates in another country in order to set up a shop with common items found in that country and ask about prices there too. A project could be to use bar charts to compare pupils’ savings in a single class or compare total savings between different classes.

Points of Strength

The OER takes the learner’s developmental stage, cognitive development and language competence into account., The OER integrates content and language, There is a varied number of items learners are expected to engage in, The response expected from learners is engaging (drawings, hands-on demonstrations, verbal, etc.), The OER makes it clear in which language learners are expected to respond, The OER can be used in project-based learning, interclass and intercultural collaboration