Consumer Math and Personal Finance Teacher Resources
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Personal Finance and Budget
Investigate personal finances and budgeting with your middle schoolers. They calculate their cost of living given various costs of amenities. They use their calculations to determine if their expenses exceed their income, if so they must re-do their budget.
8th - 9th Math 13 Views 150 Downloads
Meet Molly An American Girl
Students examine concepts of personal finance. In this personal finance lesson, students use Valerie Tripp's, Meet Molly, An American Girl, to learn about saving and spending after World War II. They compare financial decisions after World War II with those made in contemporary society.
4th - 5th Math 3 Views 5 Downloads
Clickety Clack, Let's Keep Track!
It's not just about banking, it's about the math needed to balance and keep track of personal finance. Middle schoolers simulate banking transactions, compare answers, and practice recording savings deposits and withdrawals. They work to understand the advantages of keeping track of these transactions.
7th - 9th Social Studies & History 4 Views 27 Downloads
Budgeting - It's for Everyone
Budgeting, personal finance, and real life math skills are all addressed in this financial literacy lesson. Your class watches "Money Smarts" then participate in classroom activities that require them to make budgets based on the information provided to them.
7th - 12th Social Studies & History 46 Views 302 Downloads
You're in high school and you just got the coolest car ever! But, now you need to start thinking about car insurance. Luckily, your teacher prepared you by engaging you in a life skills instructional activity like this one. The class actually calls around to research the prices for both new and used car insurance.
9th - 12th 21st Century Skills 8 Views 24 Downloads
Scams and Schemes
It's easy to spot a scheming character out on the street, but spotting scams in the financial world takes some know how. Youngsters learn about common scams and schemes that plague the financial world. After scams, schemes, and fraud are covered, financial safety of personal finances is discussed.
7th - 12th Social Studies & History 15 Views 25 Downloads
Debt: Who Does it Affect?
Debt is a topic that affects everybody: the community, the nation, and the entire globe. Kids take charge of debt by designing a project that informs those in their community about good financial choices, keeps personal debt low, and advocates ways to get out of debt.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 9 Views 18 Downloads
Consumer Economics: Building a Budget
I think most of us adults could use a tip or two on how to budget our personal finances. Pass on some valuable knowledge to your pupils as they move into the real world. The presentation provides three easy steps to creating a personal budget that will help build a financially secure future.
12th - Higher Ed Social Studies & History 18 Views 47 Downloads
My Credit Card Plan
Remember all those credit card tables lined up on your college campus? So alluring and dangerous, if you don't know what you're doing. Prepare your pre-college attendees for life by offering a lesson on credit management. They discuss credit reports, hidden fees, financial repercussions, and how to make a credit plan to get through college.
9th - 12th Math 37 Views 53 Downloads
The Value of Education
Money is always a great motivator. Give the class a set of statistics regarding yearly annual wages with the corresponding level of completed education. Even if they think college is silly, they'll consider it when they realize how much a college education is actually worth money.
7th - 12th Math 7 Views 21 Downloads
One-To-One: Consumer Math
In this consumer math worksheet, students count the number of butterflies in a group and draw a line to match the same number of flowers in a group. Students match four groups so that there is the same number of butterflies as flowers in each group.
K - 1st Math 3 Views 53 Downloads
Personal Finance: Buying Into the System
Eleventh graders confront basic personal finance choices they will face throughout their lives. There is a natural progression to the lessons, beginning with career choices, leading into budgeting and planning, and ending with the impact of credit and long-term savings and investing.
11th Math 30 Views 103 Downloads
Monthly Budget & Operating Costs
What teenager wouldn't want a car? But before they make that big purchase, this exercise helps them to understand the costs involved. It includes a worksheet to calculate expenses like taxes and fees, maintenance, gas and insurance, as well as personal finance information.
9th - 12th Math 13 Views 32 Downloads
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Economic novices, general readers, and even economic experts will find value in a tool that provides videos and articles on everything from compound interest and monetary policy, through banking education and personal finance, to micro and macroeconomics.
6th - 12th Social Studies & History 6 Views 3 Downloads
Introduction to Earning Interest Financial Basics - Teens and Money - SaveAndInvest.org
Middle schoolers need to learn how to make their money work for them. From engaging in the lesson presented here, they will gain an understanding of investment vocabulary, how compound interest works, and will compute simple and compound interest in simulated investment scenarios.
6th - 8th Social Studies & History 16 Views 33 Downloads
Does My hair Disrupt Your Learning?
Students use the internet to research ways to save and earn money. They interview bankers and financial counselors to discover different types of investments. Students create public service announcements to inform their classmates of their findings.
8th - 12th Math 4 Views 10 Downloads
The message that buying things brings happiness is everywhere. Teenagers are not immune to this marketing strategy and benefit from reflecting on the relentless pressure to spend. This exercise invites young adults to consider the value of items purchased on credit, and what is truly priceless.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 5 Views 12 Downloads