Personal Financial Literacy Grades 6-8. Personal Financial Literacy Grades 6-8.
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TCEE has long supported the teaching of economics and financial literacy in the social studies, career/technical, language arts, science and math classes from kindergarten through grade 12.
An important goal of Smarter Texas is to encourage healthier spending so that students can save for college or technical school and to have the financial resources needed for important and/or emergency purchases. Smarter spending means smarter saving for smarter financial health now and in the future.
Smarter Texas means introducing financial literacy concepts and skills at the elementary level, reinforcing and increasing understanding and practice in middle school, and enhancing knowledge and skills in high school. Smarter Texas launches a healthier financial tomorrow for Texas and the U. S. one teacher, student, classroom and school at a time.
Hands on Bankingincludes free, downloadable Instructor Guides designed to provide everything you’ll need to guide participants through real-life scenarios, group discussions, and valuable activities.
The lessons for school-aged children are aligned with national and state educational standards for economics, financial literacy, mathematics, and English language arts, making it easy to integrate the Hands on Banking program into the classroom.
The Hands on Banking program is available in English or Spanish and offers many benefits, such as:
The Hands on Banking program provides the essentials of financial education, real-world skills, and knowledge every student can use, including how to:
Use the six squares depicting the cycle of money to match with the correct situation
Money has value, and individuals can make choices about how, when and where to spend their money to receive the most in return. Open a discussion using the following points.
Financial Fitness for Life®(FFFL) is a comprehensive personal finance curriculum for K-12 students that teaches students how to make thoughtful, well-informed decisions about important aspects of personal finance, such as earning income, spending, saving, borrowing, investing, and managing money.
Economic concepts form the foundation of all lessons, providing students with a decision-making framework for the real world. Content is based on national standards, and correlates to standards in economics, personal finance, mathematics, and language arts. With engaging, hands-on instructional activities, FFFL materials engage students of all ages in active learning.