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Economics and Personal Finance Education Resources The No-Frills Money Skills video series covers a variety of personal finance topics. The brief videos use clear, simple language, and graphic elements so that viewers can better visualize the personal finance content being presented. In the end, they will see how important these concepts are to their everyday lives. To provide students with online questions following each video, register your class through the Instructor Management Panel or download a pdf of the classroom discussion questions. More about the Q&A Resources for Teachers and Students » Episode 1 - Growing Money - Compound Interest VideoDiscussion questions (pdf) In this episode, economic education specialist Kris Bertelsen explains compound interest, or "Growing Money."
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Financial literacy education has lasting impact The effects of financial literacy education in high school continue to influence attitudes and behaviors toward money management for students well after graduation, according to newly released study. The study of 65,000 college students was given exclusively to USA TODAY by EverFi and Higher One, organizations that help implement financial literacy programs. First-year college students required to take a financial literacy course in high school are significantly more likely than their peers who didn't take class to be financially responsible, the study found. Just 17 states require a course. Students who took a class did better on the survey's financial knowledge questions, were found to be more averse to debt, more likely to pay credit card bills on time, and less likely to go over their credit limit. The study, which is in its second year, is the first comprehensive analysis of the impact of high school financial literacy education on not only knowledge but attitudes and behaviors.
Resources for Teaching Financial Literacy By Phil Nast, retired middle school teacher and freelance writer Found In: health & p.e., math, social studies, preK-2, 3-5, 6-8, 9-12 Use these resources to supplement your curriculum and help students gain the financial literacy skills they’ll need to manage their financial resources effectively throughout their lives. Standards The Future of Money The following is a script from "The Future of Money" which aired on Nov. 22, 2015. Lesley Stahl is the correspondent. Shachar Bar-On and Alexandra Poolos, producers. Tech giants like Google, Facebook, and PayPal are all steadily rolling out new-fangled services to turn our smartphones into digital wallets -- replacing cash and checks. And it's been reported that Apple is working on a new payment option to let iPhone users send money directly to one another -- as easily as a text message.
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Resources and Downloads for Financial Literacy Learn About the Benefits of Teaching Financial Literacy What Is Financial Literacy?: Learn what it takes to become financially literate, why this set of knowledge and skills so critical, and what this means for schools. (Edutopia, 2015) The Value of Financial Literacy: Take a look at this infographic for more information about what the research tell us about teaching finance to students. (Edutopia, 2012) Entrepreneurship Education Stresses Learning by Doing: Discover how entrepreneurship education can engage students’ critical thinking skills and deepen their financial literacy.