Would you like to take advantage of the upcoming Black Friday as a way to get your students to be financially literate? Use this two-day lesson with students to explore comparison shopping and credit card use. Groups of students prepare for a fictional news conference where they release resources both in print and digital formats […]
Posted: November 21st, 2015 under Challenging Students, Classroom Technology, Educational Trends and Issues, groupwork, Learning Styles, Multiple Intelligences, students, TeacherGenius, Teaching Strategies, Web 2.0 Tips and Tools.
Tags: 21st century skills, Black Friday, economics, financial literacy, Free Lesson Plans, groupwork, lessons, strategies
We came across this fantastic financial literacy infographic and just had to share it! Credit for this infographic goes to Aldo Baker http://www.online-accounting-degrees.net/financial-literacy/. If you want to help your students be more informed regarding economics and financial literacy, sign up for a 30 day trial of our Econ Alive! The Power to Choose program! […]
Good teachers take advantage of hot books/movies to make connections with their students all the time. One of the white-hot movies out right now (based on a best-selling series) is The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins. While some might wonder how to incorporate a fantasy book set in a post-apocalyptic North America, I’ve got three […]
Posted: April 3rd, 2012 under Challenging Students, discussions, Educational Trends and Issues, Geography, Learning Styles, Multiple Intelligences, students, Teaching Strategies.
Tags: economics, Geography, government, literature connections, social studies, Suzanne Collins, The Hunger Games
As is the case with most all subjects, education regarding financial literacy certainly does and should begin in the home. As parents we set examples for our children as they grow with every financial decision they witness. Everything from purchases on the credit card, decisions to save or “pay yourself first” and whether or not […]
Posted: November 18th, 2011 under Assessment, Challenging Students, Educational Trends and Issues, students, TCI info.
Tags: Econ Alive!, economics, finance, financial literacy, investing, money, savings, secondary economics, secondary social studies