In this episode, Danielle Robinson, executive director of Jackson Charitable Foundation, joins to discuss financial literacy in the classroom. You’ll also hear about some free, tech-friendly resources to support teaching financial literacy to kids to help earn, save, spend, and donate.
Today’s episode is titled, “Tech-Friendly Strategies for Teaching Financial Literacy – Bonus Episode with Cha-Ching Money Smart Kids!” and it was so much fun chatting with Danielle Robinson, the executive director of Jackson Charitable Foundation. Financial literacy is a topic near and dear to my heart, and I love when I come across free, tech-friendly resources like the ones we chat about in this episode.
You’ll hear a few stories from my time as a classroom teacher, how I just bought a new car and had to use lots of percentages. Since April is financial literacy month, this is the perfect time to listen in to today’s conversation!
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Tips for Financial Literacy
- First, unpack the term financial literacy.
- Next, incorporate multimedia resources.
- Then, share content with families.
- Finally, explore Cha Ching Money Smart Kids!’s free resources.
Sponsored by Cha-Ching Money Smart Kids!
This episode is sponsored by Cha-Ching Money Smart Kids!, an educational initiative focused on financial literacy from Jackson Charitable Foundation in partnership with worldwide edtech leader Discovery Education. Cha-Ching provides no-cost resources aligned to learning standards to prepare kids in grades K-6 with the knowledge, tools and practice they need to make informed decisions to reach their goals and dreams. Go to cha-chingusa.org to find engaging resources like exciting videos, classroom activities, family resources, and more!
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