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Banking on Debit Cards
What are the advantages and disadvantages of using a credit card versus a debit card? What are the costs of using a debit card irresponsibly? Here you'll find a lesson plan on key concepts that every learner should know regarding personal finance and banking.
10th - 12th Math 36 Views 25 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Banking and Budgeting
Middle schoolers explore personal finance. They investigate spending, saving, and budgeting. Practice writing checks, managing a checking account, and developing a personal saving plan. A great way to bring the real world into the classroom.
7th - 8th Math 51 Views 395 Downloads
Banking 7: Giving out Loans without Giving out Gold
Can a bank issue endless loans and checking accounts without regard to the amount of money within its walls? Sal addresses this question throughout the lecture, where he introduces the concept of bank regulations - specifically reserve requirements.
8 mins 9th - Higher Ed Math 3 Views 5 Downloads
Money Management Part II: Checking Accounts
Having money is great, learning to manage it wisely is imperative. First, the class has a discussion on the value and convenience of having a checking account. Then, they practice filling out deposit slips, keeping an account register, and writing checks.
7th - 8th 21st Century Skills 26 Views 46 Downloads
Fourth graders become familiar with the ways people exchange goods and services. In this spending money lesson, 4th graders listen to a chapter from Henry and Beezus and record Henry's earnings and money spent. Students use correct vocabulary to discuss and record Henry's lending and spending practices.
4th Math 24 Views 97 Downloads
The Nitty-Gritty of Checkbooks
High schoolers explore how to maintain a checking account. They control, disburse money, and keep their checking account balance. Through a PowerPoint demonstration, video streaming and hands-on practice, students apply the information given to practical experiences.
9th - 12th Math 22 Views 38 Downloads
Buying New Stuff
Young spenders take a look at the best ways to save and spend money. This type of financial education is lacking in schools, so implementing this instructional activity would be of great value to your students. Things like bank checking account fees, amounts of interest on savings accounts, fees associated with credit cards, and the "cheapest" way to make purchases are all explored.
7th - 12th Math 18 Views 67 Downloads
ELL Checking Account Reading and Reasoning
In this ELL checking account worksheet, students read a selection about a couple saving money for their wedding. They answer 5 true or false questions about the reading before writing a short essay about whether the couple should or should not open a joint checking account, explaining why or why not.
9th - 12th Math 5 Views 40 Downloads
Intended for an adult ed ESL class, this lesson reinforces the practical skills needed to complete personal banking transactions. They practice the language skills needed to make simple monetary transactions at the bank or store. They demonstrate how to deposit money into savings or checking and withdraw money from savings while reinforcing vital linguistic skills.
12th - Higher Ed Math 16 Views 88 Downloads
Paying the Rent
Learning how a bank account works is a useful tool. The exercise in the resource is to deduct rent from a checking account and create an equation from a description. Participants then graph the balance of the bank account versus months of rent.
8th - 12th Math 8 Views 5 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Accounting -- Cash Control Systems
Students study cash control systems, such as checking accounts, endorsing checks, and writing checks. They verify and then reconcile a bank statement. They journal about a bank service charge or dishonored check and establish a petty cash fund, make payments from a petty cash fund, and replenish a petty cash fund.
7th - 12th Math 4 Views 14 Downloads
Financial Institution Comparison
Once learners are ready to choose a bank, how do they make a smart decision for their financial needs? Scholars help each other by jigsawing the research in groups. After introducing checking and savings accounts with the attached PowerPoint, assign each group one financial institution (choose those appropriate to your area).
8th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 17 Downloads
In this checkbook activity worksheet, students solve and complete 13 different problems that include balancing a checkbook. First, they identify and define each of the vocabulary terms related to having a checking account. Then, students fill-out each check with the information provided.
5th - 6th Math 4 Views 4 Downloads
Banking 13: Open Market Operations
Posing a central question about how the economy can increase or decrease its money supply (5:00), Sal launches into a discussion about an expanding, or "elastic" money supply that can change along with its economy. Viewers will finally be able to understand how money can be "expensive" and how the process relates to the Federal Reserve Bank.
12 mins 9th - Higher Ed Math 3 Views 1 Download
Banking 9: More on Reserve Ratios (Bad sound)
Viewers learn about the value of liquidity and solvency in this video, which addresses not natural science but banking and finance. Sal explains the value of solvency for a bank, and how it relates to the process of making and receiving loans.
9 mins 9th - Higher Ed Math 3 Views 0 Downloads
Banking 6: Bank Notes And Checks
Why carry around a heavy suitcase full of gold when you can write a check to your neighbor in the village? Sal's village banks flourishes in this video with the introduction of checks, demonstrating how a check essentially works. While this video is helpful for those interested in economics, anyone who is about to gain access to a checking account could use the lesson provided here.
11 mins 9th - Higher Ed Math 5 Views 20 Downloads