ICFE eNEWS #16-09 - April 1st 2016
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.
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resources and more:
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.
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.
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 the collection.
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.
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 plans.
Personal Finance Curriculum
Financial Fitness for LifeŽ(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
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