ICFE eNEWS #16-09 - March 31st 2016
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April is National Financial Literacy Month
To help you celebrate and incorporate lessons about personal finance
into your class--we've created a Financial Literacy calendar full of
great resources for every day of the month. You'll also find our top
personal finance lesson plans, interactives, resources, and programs to
incorporate into your classes every day.
The EconEdLink Team
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Financial Literacy Month Calendar
We created a Financial Literacy Month calendar, with 30 days of K-12
resources for every classroom and content for families to bring the
learning home. Download the calendar.
Never Too Young: Personal Finance for Young Learners
An After School Program for Elementary School Students (K-5) in Personal
Finance and Economics that includes a 12-lesson manual. Learn more.
A series of calculators (available in Spanish) can be used as a tool for
essential money conversations and can help students and their families
start budgeting, saving and planning for their future.
Webinar: Teaching Economics Using Children's Literature
Add a new dimension to your read alouds by teaching economics using
children's literature. Join us on April 13th, 4 p.m. ET. Register today.
Investing in a College Education
A collection of lesson plans and interactives to help high school
students think about the costs and benefits of attending college, which
school to attend and options for financing their education. Check out
Staying Afloat Financially in the 21st Century
Students (gr. 6-8) learn how to make good decisions which will help them
financially in the future. They will also learn how to create a personal
budget. View lesson plan.
Personal Finance Game
Gen i Revolution is a free online game developed for middle school and
high school students. The game gives students the chance to learn
important personal finance skills as they play and compete against
fellow classmates. Let's Play.
You Can BANK on This!
A four part lesson plan series (gr. 3-5) that teaches kids about banking
(checking accounts, ATMs, credit cards), spending and saving. The
lessons includes interactives, printables and more. View the lesson
Personal Finance Curriculum
Financial Fitness for Life®(FFFL) is a comprehensive personal finance
curriculum for K-12 students that teaches students how to make
thoughtful, well-informed decisions about important aspects of personal
finance, such as earning income, spending, saving, borrowing, investing,
and managing money. Learn more.
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