financial literacy

How to Embrace Student-Centered Learning this Year – Bonus Episode with SchoolStack

Hear classroom stories and strategies to help you embrace student-centered learning and save time with your instructional design.

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5 Reasons Financial Literacy is a Skill For All Students – Bonus Episode with EVERFI

In this episode, Alyssa Lyons and Jay Matthews join to discuss five reasons why financial literacy is an important skill for all students. You’ll also hear about EVERFI’s standards-aligned, self-paced, digital resources to teach real-world topics like financial literacy, career skills of the future, leadership, digital citizenship and social-emotional learning. Today’s episode is titled “5 Reasons […]

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Help Kids Build Financial Literacy This Year

As educators, we spend time thinking about how to best prepare students for the future. During my time as a teacher, I tried my best to make connections between content in our math curriculum and the world outside of our classroom. For many students, identifying the “why” behind the reasons they learn a particular strategy […]

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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 for Financial Literacy are terrific resources for teachers looking to integrate financial literacy into their curriculum.  The H&R Block Budget Challenge simulation […]

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H&R Block Budget Challenge

Financial Literacy is essential for students working to become college and career ready.  This important real world skill can be strengthened with the online resources developed by H&R Block.  Their Budget Challenge provides a fantastic opportunity for students to learn and play for prizes including scholarships and grants. Students will encounter personal budgeting situations and asked to […]

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The H&R Block Budget Challenge: Financial Literacy

The H&R Block Budget Challenge has just launched and now teachers can register to win classroom grants and student scholarships.  It’s designed to help kids learn budgeting and financial discipline skills early by presenting financial literacy in a fun and playful context.  Students will be given real-world problems to tackle that they can apply to their […]

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