Invest time in gaining the skills and knowledge to help students make informed, effective financial decisions.
Kickstarting Collaboration With a Lockbox ChallengeWhen teens work together to solve puzzles, they practice much-needed social skills—and engage more deeply with the content.
Teaching High School Students How to BudgetGiving older students a plan for saving, spending, and sharing their money can help them make wise financial decisions in the future.134
10 Free Financial Literacy Games for High School StudentsStudents can use games to learn money management and financial decision-making.20.7k
7 Teacher-Tested Financial Literacy Lessons That Pull Students InFrom credit score Jenga to the bean game, here’s a starter kit of simple financial literacy ideas to incorporate into everyday classes.326
A Financial Literacy Project Focused on the FutureA financial literacy project helps high school students plan for the lives they hope to lead through discussions of values and budgets.949
Getting Started Teaching Personal FinanceLessons on credit and credit cards, taxes, and how to find an apartment and make the rent are invaluable for high school students.1.1k
Teaching Students How to Be Smart With Their MoneyWhen schools teach financial literacy, they help students develop lifelong money management skills—and families benefit too.
Resources and Downloads for Financial LiteracyExplore resources and downloads for educators seeking to help students learn financial concepts, practice money management, and build strong financial decision-making and economic-reasoning skills.1.7k
Games to Teach Financial LiteracyAndrew Miller, Edutopia's resident advocate for game-based learning, teams up with financial literacy expert Brian Page to look at some friendly, engaging options to promote financial literacy among students.2.2k
Elementary Financial Literacy: Lesson Ideas and ResourcesGuest blogger Brian Page, a high school economics teacher, presents three resources for teaching financial literacy to elementary students, including websites by the President's Advisory Council on Financial Capability and financier Warren Buffett.875
Finding the Sweet Spot: Creativity, Candy, and CommerceThrough the design, manufacture, and marketing of their own signature chocolate bars, these middle school students brought curiosity and passion to their STEM learning.593
Integrated Studies Research Review: Evidence-Based Practices and ProgramsEvidence points to seven key approaches to integrating curricula that have been shown to be effective.570
5-Minute Film Festival: We the EconomyWe interact with the economy every day, but how well do we really understand it? This new video series aims to change that, with 20 short films explaining concepts like debt, money, and supply and demand.480
What Is Financial Literacy?As financial literacy expands beyond balancing a checkbook to include entrepreneurship and investing, schools must begin to define and teach this critical life skill.472
Infographic: The Value of Financial LiteracyStudents who learn financial literacy skills gain a wealth of knowledge that will yield returns well into their future.684