Planet Orange - Home Money Smart - A Financial Education Program Money Smart for Youth FDIC currently provides two instructor-led Money Smart curriculum products to teach young people, Money Smart for Young Adults (ages 12-20) and Money Smart for Elementary School Students (ages 5-8). In Development: The FDIC is updating our Money Smart for Youth suite of products in the coming months (by Spring 2015). More information on these new tools and a preview of the new curriculum for Pre-K to Grade 2 is available on this page. The FDIC’s Money Smart for Young Adults curriculum helps youth ages 12-20 learn the basics of handling their money and finances, including how to create positive relationships with financial institutions. Money Smart for Young Adults consists of eight instructor-led modules. Money Smart for Young Adults is: FDIC staff is available to provide technical assistance and to help facilitate partnerships among interested parties. Modules range from 90-110 minutes if taught in their entirety. A description of each of the eight modules follows:
Savings Quest Educators | Hands on Banking Whether you're a classroom teacher, a program director, or a college instructor, you understand the importance of a solid financial curriculum. Now, by using Hands on Banking®—the free, fun, and engaging financial program from Wells Fargo—you can help students of any age build a brighter financial future. The Hands on Banking online financial courses include free instructor guides with classroom lessons and activities that will help you guide students through real-life scenarios, group discussions, and other activities designed to teach valuable money management skills and help them take control of their finances. The Hands on Banking curriculum is designed for four age groups: Kids—4th and 5th grades Teens—6th through 8th grades Young Adults—ages 15 through 21 Adults Take Advantage of Free Resources The Hands on Banking program is available in English or Spanish and offers many benefits, such as: Education Students Can Use Identify "needs" vs. Get Started Now Course Previews
Teach Children to Save Page Content Teach Children to Save (TCTS) is a national program that organizes banker volunteers to help young people develop a savings habit early in life. Since the program started in 1997, some 146,400 bankers have taught savings skills to 6.4 million students. This April marked the 18th annual Teach Children to Save Day and more than 10,900 bankers hosted financial education events across the country. In addition, approximately 30 members of congress joined some of the 850 participating banks in their Teach Children to Save lessons. Bankers can participate on Teach Children to Save Day, or any time throughout the year as part of this industry-wide initiative to educate young people about the importance of saving. Presentation Materials The materials below were designed and developed exclusively for bankers to make savings lessons easy to present and fun for kids. Presentation Planning Tools Lesson Plans and Activities Grades 6-8: Lesson Plans, Activities and Puzzles Communications Toolkit
WOW!Zone: Educators Our Programs The TD Bank WOW!Zone is a comprehensive financial literacy program created by TD Bank. Our goal is to provide children and teens with valuable information about money, saving, banking and investing. Designed to be educational, fun, and interactive, our programs provide a solid foundation for everyone to create a strong financial future. Our Curriculum Written to meet the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM) standards, the TD Bank WOW! TD Bank Instructors In addition to providing lesson plans here on the web site, we also have trained Bank Instructors available to visit your classroom to teach this special course… absolutely FREE! Each course concludes with a tour of a local TD Bank store. To invite a Bank Instructor to visit your classroom, contact us now. Listen to Our Podcast Financial education is an essential skill for students to learn, yet fitting it into your already jam-packed curriculum seems nearly impossible. National Teach Children To Save Day! Kids Teens
Young Bankers Club - Teaching Kids About Money | Fifth Third Bank Most experts on childhood development agree that the earlier children are taught good habits, the better. That's why, since 2004, Fifth Third has offered a financial literacy program that reaches children at an early age to teach them about the importance of good education, finances and personal responsibility. The Young Bankers Club is for fifth-grade elementary school students and provides a customized curriculum that meets national educational standards for fifth-grade mathematics. More than 11,000 students have graduated from Young Bankers Club since its inception. Young Bankers Club is taught inside school classrooms, often by a Fifth Third Bank employee mentor. After completing the program, students earn a certificate of completion and are able to: Identify what money is.
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