This course will be removed from Curriculum Library in ASH (learning.naf.org) at the conclusion of the 22/23 school year. If you would like to continue to use this content, you can request these files by contacting our support team - firstname.lastname@example.org. Insurance introduces learners to the insurance industry and its critical role in the financial services sector and society. The course covers the purpose and uses of the most common types of insurance, including life, health and disability, property, liability, and various forms of commercial insurance. Learners use the foundational information gained in Principles of Finance to deepen their understanding and explore new insurance concepts. They examine the industry's business model and the role that underwriting, actuarial science, and investment practices determine an insurance company's financial success. Learners take an in-depth look at the individual components of an insurance contract or policy, including concepts such as covered perils, exclusions, riders, declarations, and conditions. Finally, the course examines the different career opportunities available in the field, including underwriter, claims adjuster, and agent.
EDUCATOR ESSENTIALS emphasizes personalized, learner-centered environments through choice boards, authentic project learning experiences, and diverse representations and perspectives. It provides tools to engage learners in relevant issues and passion projects to spur innovation and deepen career identity.
PLANNING TOOLS provides a guide to course implementation, including scope and sequence, lesson plans, and the culminating project overview.
FOR LEARNERS: This resource encourages and supports students on their learning journey by providing opportunities to deepen their knowledge, feed their passion, build their Future Ready skills, and deepen their career identity through NAF's "Take Charge of Your Learning" framework of REFLECT, STRETCH, INNOVATE, and SHOWCASE.