This collection features resources to support teaching Financial Literacy to learners of all ages.
November is Financial Literacy month in Canada!
Often, we are not informed in school on how to navigate the world in regards to things like finances, accessing health care, dating, relationships, balancing work and play, partying and staying safe, managing day-to-day stress, and entering into the workforce. This course will provide an opportunity for students to discuss these topics with each other and the facilitator. Together, we will learn how to navigate the tricky and often overwhelming world of adulthood.
This course examines:
• Life Skill development for adulthood
• Basic understanding of personal finance
• Basic understanding of healthy relationship development
• Entering the workforce
• Enjoying recreational time safely
• Stress management
Session 1 – What Does Adulting Mean?
Session 2 – Money
Session 3 – Healthy Relationships
Session 4 – Taking Care of Yourself
*Sessions are offered live at set times. Visit the link to see the schedule.
This course is provided by H.O.P.E (Helping Others thru Peer Education)
Students use their emerging writing skills to write shopping lists. They work within a budget, use problem-solving skills to create lists, and buy their favorite treats at the class store.
This lesson explains leverage and insolvency and why it is good or bad. [Banking, Money, Finance playlist: Lesson 10 of 24]
Imagine if vocabulary could come alive with the click of a button! Students create video posters to demonstrate knowledge of new economics vocabulary.
At BudgetBytes, discover mouthwatering recipes that won't break the bank. The site dishes up hundreds of recipes broken down by category, with photos of every recipe.
You'll find great ideas for breakfast, lunch, and dinner, as well as heaps of yummy soups, salads, snacks, and desserts. BudgetBytes covers a lot of bases, including meat, vegetarian, vegan, and global recipes. There's even a list of 30 recipes specially designed for students. Bon appétit!
"The Budget Planner helps you create a customized budget in 3 simple steps. Gather information regarding your income and expenses and get started! If you don’t have all your information, you can always save and continue later.
This tool allows Canadians to create a personalized budget that they can save and update online. It draws on behavioural research into how people make financial decisions, and uses tips, guidelines and suggestions to make budgeting easier. "
Watch this video to get started: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eidft2ovmQc&feature=youtu.be (copy and paste this url into your browser).
"Brothers Mike and Matt use a combination of live action and animation to take viewers on a journey of learning and self-discovery. Join Cajun Koi Academy to supercharge study sessions, level up on self-improvement, and embrace a positive mindset." (Common Sense Media)
Find resources, events, tools and information on budgeting, money management, insurance, saving, investing, and taxes from various Canadian organizations.
"The CFEE team works hard to promote and assist enhanced career development capability, financial capability, economic capability and enterprise capability among all Canadians."
Students learn that what you read in books can really add up when they analyze literary texts for economic concepts.
Students learn about the many types of expenses associated with building a bridge. Working like engineers, they estimate the cost for materials for a bridge member of varying sizes. After making calculations, they graph their results to compare how costs change depending on the use of different materials (steel vs. concrete). They conclude by creating a proposal for a city bridge design based on their findings.
Have you ever been interested in what it really costs to live somewhere per month?
Dollar Street let's you explore how others live all over the world based on their monthly income. You can click the photos to learn ore about the families pictured.
See how people really live.
Courses for ALL grades and ages!
*Word Force - teach reading skills to Gr 1-2
*Compassion Project - teach empathy Gr. 2-5
*Healthier Me - Gr. 1-4
*Vault - Financial Literacy Gr. 4-6
*FutureSmart - citizenship & finance Gr. 6-8
*Ignition - Digital Citizenship Gr. 6-9
*SaveUp - Saving for the Future Gr. 6-8
*Future Goals - Hockey - STEM Gr. 4-7
*Sustainability Foundations - many options Gr. 5-9
*Endeavor - Career Exploration Gr. 6 to 9
*Character Playbook Gr. 7-9
*Get Digital - Safety in the Metaverse
*Venture - entrepreneurship
*Honor Code - Bullying Prevention
*Financing Higher Education
*College & Career Readiness
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Students make sense of dollars and cents when they study the importance of saving and budgeting in this lesson.
This resource is developed for grades 11 and 12. The resource links to Entrepreneurship, Financial Literacy, Economics, and Agriculture. This resource focuses on globalization, particularly in ag sector, and its economic, cultural, and social impacts. This resource includes activities to be used in an individual or group setting.
Tnis 4-minute video lesson provides an overview of what the Alternative Minimum Tax is and its purpose. [Core Finance playlist: Lesson 149 of 184]