A Teenager’s Guide to Car Insurance

A Teenager’s Guide to Car Insurance

Teacher(s) Name: Mrs. Stills

School: Academy at Virginia Randolph

Grade Level(s): Grade 10,Grade 11,Grade 12

Content Area(s): Business

Lesson Summary

Teenagers who are of driving age are probably familiar with the term “car insurance.” However, they can be clueless regarding the types of car insurance coverage, rates, and their responsibility. This lesson provided teenagers with a guide to car insurance requirements, financial responsibility requirements, and coverage. It also addressed frequently asked questions that teenagers have regarding what they should do in case of a collision. Students showed what they’ve learned by creating a video lesson about an aspect of car insurance. Students used this video lesson to teach other students about car insurance. Their video lesson will also be used in our driver education classes to enhance the car insurance portion of the driver education experience.

TIPC Ratings

Research & Information Fluency

Rating:Approaching – Explanation: Students use the resources provided in class to determine the organization and content of their video lesson.  They thoroughly research car insurance information from several different insurance companies and select content that will help them effectively teach car insurance to their classmates and to the Driver Education students. This is important, because not all of the information they discover from their research pertains to the structure of their lesson. Students also choose the best digital tools to present a lesson that will hold the attention of their audience.  For the assessment, students formulate questions based on their lesson that will help reinforce aspects of car insurance to their classmates and the Driver Education class.

Communication & Collaboration

Rating: Ideal – Explanation: Some students form groups of 2-3 and determine the aspect of car insurance they would like to address in their video lesson. As mentioned above, students select the best digital tool to create their lesson. The discuss digital tools such as iMovie, Movie Maker, Kahootz, Google forms, etc., and select one or more tools that would be good to share their lesson with others. Students present their video lesson to the class and listen to constructive feedback from classmates. Next, working within their group, students reflect on the feedback, and refine their presentation, as needed.

Critical Thinking & Problem Solving

Rating: Ideal – Explanation: Students use critical thinking to select the best digital tool they feel will convey their information on car insurance in the best way possible. During the process of creating the video lesson, some students learn a new digital tool in order contribute to the success of the group. Students determine what information is important to use in their lesson. After the lesson is presented to classmates, students reflect on their lesson and the feedback of the other students in order to improve their lesson. Students formulate appropriate questions for the assessment portion of their lesson.

Creativity & Innovation

Rating: Approaching – Explanation: Students create their own video lesson using prior knowledge or they learn how to use a new digital tool that will best deliver their lesson content. Students present their lessons to the class for constructive feedback and the opportunity to improve their lesson before presenting to the Driver’s Education class.

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