H&R Block Budget Challenge and Lesson Plans for Financial Literacy

A core component of college and career readiness is an understanding of financial literacy.  These essential real world skills can be strengthened with the online resources developed by H&R Block.  Their Budget Challenge and accompanying lesson plans are terrific resources for teachers looking to integrate financial literacy into their curriculum.  The H&R Block Budget Challenge simulation replicates real life…

4 iPad Apps with Animals

4 iPad Apps with Animals

Tablet technology can bring the world to students’ fingertips.  There are lots of iPad apps that include animal characters and some great choices connecting students to the real thing.  These apps could be integrated into a unit on ecosystems or animal life. Students might explore favorite animals in partners or gather information for a research…