FINANCIAL FOUNDATIONS FOR KIDS (FF4Kids) is a set of 75 videos designed to help K-8 teachers integrate personal financial literacy and its underlying economic principles into classrooms. Principles are presented through animated, interactive stories featuring age-appropriate and relatable child characters. A Teacher’s Guide, assessments, Kahoo...
TAKE CHARGE TODAY (formerly Family Economics and Financial Education, aka FEFE) offers activity-based lesson plans, free classroom materials, teacher training, newsletters, and online resources. Assessment tools including pre and post-tests, multiple choice test banks, simulations and unit assessments are provided.
HANDS ON BANKING is a free online curriculum that includes instructor guides, classroom lessons, activities, and assessments. It is designed to help educators guide students through real-life scenarios and group discussions on topics such as understanding needs and wants, budgeting, setting goals, savings and checking accounts, credit, and more.
THE BASICS OF SAVING AND INVESTING is a teaching guide with four units on Getting Started, Financial Markets, Making an Investment Plan, and Investment Fraud. Designed with input from educators, it includes lesson plans, an investment fraud simulation, quizzes, overheads, suggested links and more.
MONEY SMART COMPUTER-BASED INSTRUCTION (CBI) is based on the Money Smart for Young Adults curriculum & features a game-based learning design. Each of the 8 modules can be completed in 30 minutes & includes a certificate of completion. Topics include banking, checking accounts, saving, credit, setting financial goals, installment loans & mortgages.
CASHCOURSE® is designed to provide financial education resources for colleges, to help cultivate positive money management habits in students. It’s online, free, noncommercial, and covers such topics as moving off campus, buying a car, studying abroad and avoiding over-spending.
THE ABCs OF CREDIT CARD FINANCE describes the various costs of credit and teaches students how to wisely choose and responsibly use a credit card. The program is offered in two formats: a student primer, Trainer's Guide and PowerPoint are available for downloading for use in the classroom.
TURBOTAX FOR YOUR CLASSROOM is designed to help students overcome the fear of Tax Day forever. Through hands-on practice of filing taxes they’ll learn about income taxes, deductions, and more. The simulations use real-world tools for in-class or an eLearning environment.
Downloadable Resources, Lesson/Lesson Plan (One Lesson), Online Learning, Workbook/Activity Sheet
9th Grade, 10th Grade, 11th Grade, 12th Grade, College & Young Adult
Communication About Money, Education, Financial Decision Making, Income Tax, Life Skills, Taxes