Our goal is to help make economics and personal finance concepts easy to understand and implement in the classroom for K-12 educators. Use these short articles for tips to make integrating these concepts simple and straightforward.
- Check out some free, easy to implement resources to help with the transition from summer to the classroom.
Personal Finance Infographics
- Want to reinforce personal finance topics with your students? Use these infographics to help make the concepts easy to explain.
- Infographic: Understanding Your Paycheck (PDF, PNG)
- Infographic: 10 Tips to Get More from your Paycheck (PDF, PNG)
- Infographic: Perusing Prepaid Cards (PDF, PNG)
- Infographic: Money Mindsets (PDF, PNG)
- Infographic: Becoming a Conscious Consumer (PDF, PNG)
- Infographic: Laying the Foundation for Responsible Credit Use (http:PDF, PNG)
- Use major sporting events like the Olympics or a local sports franchise as a springboard to help students better understand economic and financial concepts. We provide some easy-to-use resources for the classroom.
- An upcoming break have your students distracted? Need an easy activity to fill time in the classroom that still has substance? Get a quick run-down of simple, quality activities here to make your life easier as an educator.
- Prepare students for their future by focusing on skills, education and training they need to build their own human capital.
- Infographic from the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta: Why Develop Human Capital?
- Infographic from the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis: College 101
- Set the stage for responsible use of credit among youth by equipping them with the knowledge and tools to manage money, build decision-making skills and understand the the advantages and pitfalls of debt.
- Infographic: Laying the Foundation for Responsible Credit Use (PDF)
- Infographic: Laying the Foundation for Responsible Credit Use (PNG)
- Encouraging entrepreneurial thinking in the classroom and exploring entrepreneurship as a career option can mean taking risks. For both educators and students, learning how to approach the concept of risk and adapting to the inherent risks in entrepreneurial ventures can be interesting areas to explore.
- Infographic: The Case for Youth Entrepreneurship (PDF)
- Infographic: The Case for Youth Entrepreneurship (PNG)
- Basic personal finance and economics knowledge can set the foundation for students' further understanding of these topics. Incorporating vocabulary and project-based learning activities into curriculum for students of all ages can assist.
- Learn about several quick and easy resources to use in the classroom that can help jump-start your back to school routine.
- Infographic: Back to School with Econ and Personal Finance
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