A community board oversees the operation while students learn how to run a business.
Published Waldorf curriculum books provided here in PDF format for you to download, keep, and read... Books to Buy Ernst Schuberth's book (link to download as a FREE PDF is above; link to purchase the book is below) is the authority on this block.
Note: Jamie York recommends this book and lists the contents of this main lesson in bullet points in his middle school math book (pp.22-26), also nothing that "what is listed here is too much to cover in one main lesson, and therefore much of the material on percents will need to be continued in the track class." By this he means an afternoon math class which meets a few days a week through the school year to continue practicing the content of the main lessons in math.
He also suggests nightly math homework; I have some notes about this on my Middle School Mathematics page.
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Superintendent Todd Chessmore of Cody-Kilgore Unified Schools said adults are involved, but the kids run just about everything.
He said without the students there’s a good chance Circle C would go out of business.
Keeping the store in business also helps residents of Cody avoid a one-hour round trip drive to the next town to buy food.
And it’s a good way for students to pick up a little bit of cash; they’re paid to work at Circe C outside of school hours.
At each type of business there will be some math problems.
to start this block: Using Multiples to Introduce Percents (DON'T SKIP) (pp.1-19 of packet; answer key is given first; student pages begin on page 37) Hands-On Mini Activity: Percent Models (we modeled 95%, 135%, 0.5%, 5%, 50%) use with Hundreds Grid with Number Line Percent Poetry - 100% Me!