This collection features resources to support teaching Financial Literacy to learners of all ages.
November is Financial Literacy month in Canada!
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).
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.
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]
This 3-minute video lesson looks at how annual Interest varyies with debt maturity. [Core Finance playlist: Lesson 135 of 184]
This 8-minute video lesson provides thinking about how hedge funds are different from other institutions. [Core Finance playlist: Lesson 132 of 184]
This 4-minute video lesson looks at the relationship between balance sheets and income statements. [Core Finance playlist: Lesson 108 of 184]