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278 resources with the concept financial literacy

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Media Ownership: Crash Course Media Literacy

For Students 8th - 12th Standards
How does media ownership affect what we read, watch, and listen to—and how much we pay for it? Part of an extensive media literacy series, the video takes viewers back to the beginning of it all. From the birth of the telephone to...
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My Future Lifestyle

For Teachers 7th Standards
Mortgage, insurance, car payments...how much money will your learners need to support their desired lifestyle? Part three in a six-part college and career readiness lesson plan series tasks young job seekers with creating a monthly...
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College: Plan Well and Pay Less

For Teachers 11th Standards
They say you gotta pay to play, and post secondary education is no exception! The sixth and final lesson plan in a series of college and career readiness activities focuses on the cost of attending a variety of institutions and programs....
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Teen Game Plan

For Students 7th - 12th
Don't let the teenagers in your class begin their life without a plan. A brief but inclusive booklet takes high schoolers thorough various aspects of their lives, including financial literacy, vaccinations, and sexual health, and lets...
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Compound Interest per Period: Credit Card Payment

For Students 10th - 12th
Credit cards can be convenient, but are they worth it? Future consumers learn about compound interest and credit card payments. They use an interactive to create a table that shows the remaining balance after each month.
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The Fed Explains: Inflation

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
What makes an item change price over time? Inflation is the obvious answer, but it's not always the correct explanation. High schoolers watch a short, illustrative video about inflation and other causes of price change, as well as the...
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The Fed Explains: Real Versus Potential GDP

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
How can the Federal Reserve affect the gross domestic product of America? Find out how the duties of the Fed coincide with the GDP and unemployment rate of the country with a short video from the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta.
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The Fed Explains: Unemployment Rate

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Studying the unemployment rate in a country is a way to learn more about the strength of its economy, but knowing what comprises the unemployment rate can teach you even more. Watch a short video from the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta...
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The Fed Explains: The Central Bank

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
What does the Federal Reserve actually do? Explore the three main responsibilities of the Fed—setting monetary policy, regulating and supervising banks, and acting as a bank for the federal government—with a short and engaging video.
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The Fed Explains: Regional Banks

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
The Fed sounds enormous and ominous, but really, the Federal Reserve Bank is comprised of 12 reserve banks across the country. A short video introduces young economists to the duties and responsibilities of the Fed, specifically the...
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Daisy Making Choices Leaf

For Teachers K - 2nd Standards
Shed light on the concept of financial literacy with a series of four activities that examines needs vs. wants, gives scholars the opportunity to buy products using paper money, and set goals to save money.
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The Fed Explains: Payments System

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
How is the Federal Reserve like your body's circulatory system? A short video explains the ways the Fed keeps money moving through the economy much like blood passes through veins and arteries. Focusing on retail payments, the video...
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The Fed Explains: Bank Supervision and Regulation

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Banking was a lot different before 2008. Young economists learn about the ways government regulation keeps banking practices consistant, fair, and equitable for consumers around the country.
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The Fed Explains: Monetary Policy

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
What is monetary policy, and how does it relate to the Federal Reserve? Take high schoolers through an entertaining account of the basics behind monetary policy and its place in the modern world of economics.
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Lesson 4: Back to School

For Students 7th - 12th Standards
Based on your current level of human capital, how long would it take you to earn $1,000,000? What about your potential human capital? Learners explore the importance of education and experience when entering the workforce, and compare...
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Financial Literacy: Money Attitudes Lesson Plan

For Students 7th - 10th
Going once, going twice, sold! An auction provides class members with an opportunity to examine their attitudes toward money. After bidding on and purchasing items, individuals complete an attitude survey and then identify a goal that...
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Lesson 2: In the Aftermath

For Students 7th - 12th Standards
Don't wait for a crisis to get your finances together. An economics activity demonstrates the importance of understanding crucial documents, banking basics, and financial tools with the focus on Hurricane Katrina in 2005 and its effects.
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Lesson 1: Katrina Strikes

For Students 7th - 12th Standards
Most families have an emergency kit in their home with flashlights, water, and extra food. But what happens to your money when disaster strikes? An economics lesson focused on the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina in 2005 demonstrates the...
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Financial Literacy Infographic Scavenger Hunt

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
A lesson in personal finance can be the most valuable part of a high school education. Connect the basics of banking with informational reading skills in a lesson that prompts teenagers to answer a series of questions based on an array...
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End-of-Module Assessment Task - Algebra 2 (Module 3)

For Teachers 10th - 12th Standards
The last installment of a 35-part series is an assessment task that covers the entire module. It is a summative assessment, giving information on how well pupils understand the concepts in the module.
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The Million Dollar Problem

For Teachers 10th - 12th Standards
Who wouldn't want to be a millionaire? The 34th installment of a 35-part module prompts young economists to calculate monthly payments necessary to save a million dollars by age 40. As with car loans, annuity payments, and mortgages,...
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Buying a House

For Teachers 10th - 12th Standards
There's no place like home. Future home owners investigate the cost of buying a house in the 33rd installment of a 35-part module. They come to realize that the calculations are simply a variation of previous formulas involving car loans...
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Credit Cards

For Teachers 10th - 12th Standards
Teach adolescents to use credit responsibly. The 32nd installment of a 35-part module covers how to calculate credit card payments using a geometric series. It teaches terminology and concepts necessary to understand credit card debt.
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Buying a Car

For Teachers 10th - 12th Standards
Future car owners use geometric sums to calculate payments for a car loan in the 31st installment of a 35-part module. These same concepts provide the basis for calculating annuity payments.