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WHAT WORKS IN EDUCATION The George Lucas Educational Foundation

Financial Literacy

Invest time in gaining the skills and knowledge to help students make informed, effective financial decisions.

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Financial Literacy: Resource Roundup

Edutopia has compiled resources for educators seeking to help students learn financial concepts, practice money management, and build strong financial decision-making and economic-reasoning skills.

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Money Lessons: A Guide to Financial-Literacy Resources

The Internet offers teaching tools on economics for any grade level.

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Kids Invest in Funds -- and Their Own Future
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Kids Invest in Funds -- and Their Own Future

At Chicago's Ariel Community Academy, students in grades K-8 hone math skills and learn practical, lifelong lessons in finance by managing a $20,000 class stock portfolio.

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From Worms to Wall Street: Projects Prompt Active, Authentic Learning
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From Worms to Wall Street: Projects Prompt Active, Authentic Learning

You can't tear students at Newsome Park Elementary School away from their schoolwork when it involves in-depth investigations with real-world applications.

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Entrepreneurship Education Stresses Learning by Doing

Blogger Suzie Boss describes how entrepreneurship education engages students in critical thinking and deepens their financial literacy.

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The Financial Aid Application Process For International Students

Education coach Tanya Knight offers a resource guide to international students looking for financial aid to attend U.S. colleges.

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Five-Minute Film Festival: Death and Taxes

With April 15th right around the corner, here's a collection of fun short videos -- a few to learn about income tax, but mostly to indulge in some tax-time humor.

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