Missouri Career Education

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Curriculum Resources

The following information assists business educators with developing curriculum, preparing lesson plans, and selecting activities and instructional resources to use in their classes.  Course competencies, along with cross-reference to the Show-Me Standards, are posted below as new ones are developed and existing ones are revised. 

A sample Scope and Sequence is provided to coordinate elementary, middle school, secondary and post-secondary competencies for Keyboarding and Computer Applications.  The goal is to eliminate duplication and gaps which will lead the student to progress seamlessly through the grade levels to obtain the highest level of skill and knowledge.

Keyboarding and Computer Applications

Sample model curricula demonstrate internal alignment between the measurable learner objectives, the instructional activities, and the assessments.  The models are not intended to be complete course curricula; rather, they are samples.  You may use any or all the units as they are or modify them to fit your preferred format and the rest of your course curricula.

Model Curriculums


Personal Finance

The competencies for Financial Management have been cross-referenced to the Personal Finance Competencies.  This is a sample and may not be inclusive.

Practical Money Skills

In the Desktop Publishing and Multimedia Activities Module, the 25 units are provided to supplement class activities and/or to be used as end-of-unit projects.  You may use any or all the units as they are or modify them to fit your preferred format and your course curriculum.  The activities were developed to emphasize a direct relationship between objectives an assessment.