- Access, Analyze, Act: From Economic Theory to Financial Reality
This PBS web site is designed to help high school students develop foundational knowledge of economics through problem solving, analyzing data and opinions, communicating ideas, demonstrating understanding, and acting on what they have learned in authentic ways.
American Bankruptcy Institute
The American Bankruptcy Institute (ABI) is the largest non-partisan organization dedicated to research and education on matters related to insolvency.
- Annual Credit Report
View and print your credit report (not score) yearly for free.
- "Apply for a Classroom Grant- 100% For Kids"
In late 2002, Utah’s credit unions joined forces to created 100% for Kids: Utah’s Credit Union Education Foundation. The foundation is funded primarily by donations made by Utah’s credit unions and their members. Since 2002, the foundation has funded more than $5 million worth of grants for Utah’s public schools. Public school teachers in Utah can apply for grants. Grants can range from small, to purchase basic classroom supplies, to major, to fund large school-wide projects. The application process is simple, and can be completed online or on paper. For more information, visit the foundation’s website, or e-mail the foundation’s Director, Liz White.
Merge classroom learning with real-world experience as students learn to make wise spending decisions. Banzai is a web-based tool that is free for you and your students!
- Big Future
Great college planning resources to share with students and thier families. Look for "For Educations" link.
BizKid$ is a public television series that has a website available to students, teachers and parents to participate in online activities engaging them in money management and business. Highlighted are videos of real kid-entrepreneurs who have implemented this program in their lives. Additional links are provided to encourage kids to seek out other opportunities to encourage habits of good money management. Games, budgeting worksheets and credit calculators are given as well to have students think about saving and investing.
The BizWorld Foundation offers curriculum that teaches the basics of entrepreneurship, business and finance by showing children how the entrepreneurial cycle operates in the friendship bracelet industry. This is a project-based program that is also aligned to the Common Core standards.
- Career One Stop
This site provides very specific career information based on region. Education requirements, video clips, future outlook, and other specifics of common and unique careers are available as well.
Helping turn high school students into savvy consumers without putting them to sleep.
Educational guide to money and currency
- Dave Ramsey
We provide unique tools to help educators effectively teach students the basics of personal finance. Using methods that are both entertaining and engaging, our curriculum provides the next generation a solid foundation on which they can build their financial future.
A Thinkfinity resource created by the National Council on Economic Education.
Economy for Kids
In this special collection, you'll find advice on how to talk to your students and ideas on how to incorporate this topic into your curriculum.
EduPlace: Graphic Organizers
Fun, FREE, graphic organizers (Venn diagrams, charts, tic-tac-toe, etc.) for use in the classroom
- EverFi – Financial Literacy platform for high school is a free online learning tool that helps address the critical issue of Personal Finance with your students. This course consists of ten 30-45 minute modules that cover topics such as budgeting, credit scores, student loans, mortgages, taxes, and investing. The platform places students in a virtual environment to simulate the difficult real-life choices they will be faced with. It also tracks knowledge gain, provides teachers with detailed progress reports and adapts to student's individualize instruction.
EverFi Vault - Elementary Understanding Money is our interactive, new media platform designed specifically to introduce financial literacy skills early in a child's cognitive development and empower children to cultivate good financial habits that will stay with them throughout their lives.
EverFi, Inc. has developed partnerships with foundations and leading private-sector companies to make them available to Utah Public Schools at no cost. Getting started is easy, simply request information at: www.everfi.com
- Federal Student Aid
Help make it easier for students to get money for higher education.
- Feed the Pig
Fun interactive website based on savings. Gives tips, challenges, and video links to TV ads.
- Financial Times
FT.com delivers in-depth global news and financial information, as it happens.
- FoolProof Financial Literacy Curriculum
The FoolProof Financial Literacy Curriculum is a highly interactive, self-grading group of online lessons called "modules. The modules teach young people about money, financial responsibility and the realities of the free enterprise system. The FoolProof modules take the average student about twenty-two 45-minute classroom sessions to complete. There are a total of 18 different modules. You can use one, or all.
- Gen i Revolution
A free online personal finance game for middle and high school teachers and their students. "Gen i Revolution" is based on the 'Learning, Earning and Investing' Program, as well as content from 'Your Credit Counts' and 'Financial Fitness for Life.' (Because it is primarily based on LEI, you may have heard it referred to as 'LEI: The Game.')
- How the Market Works
Simulation to learn how the stock market works and engage in a virtual sotck exchange.
- Insurance Education Initiative Educator Resources
Teaches teens and young adults the importance of insurance coverage to further prepare them for life's journey.
No registration needed! Just print and go! The Math Worksheet Wizard is a FREE resource for teachers and homeschooling moms and dads. You can make an unlimited number of printable math worksheets for children, for the classroom or for homework, simply by clicking a button. What makes this site unique is that every time you create a worksheet, you get different, randomly generated problems.
Description from website: "Money Habitudes is a game-like toolkit in the form of a deck of cards. The simple but effective tool is used as a conversation starter, an ice breaker, a money personality test, and a stand-alone activity or a module as part of other programs or in counseling sessions."
- Money Talks
Money Talks for Teens is a bilingual (English/Spanish) money management curriculum aimed at teens 14-18 years old and the adults who work with them.
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- National Endowment for Financial Education
The National Endowment for Financial Education® (NEFE®) is the only private, nonprofit, national foundation wholly dedicated to improving the financial well-being of all Americans.
- Oklahoma State Office of Education
Kids spend time online: chatting with friends, sharing photos, doing homework. The internet offers a world of opportunities, but there are risks, too.
- Online Financial Tools
Free and easy online calculators and financial tools.
- Opt Out
If you are tired of getting credit card applications, visit this site to remove your contact information from "THE LIST!"
Peter Russell's World Clock
World Clock showing birth and death rates, plus oil usage.
Create your own crossword and word search puzzle for any subject using this free website.
- Smart Stocks
SmartStocks.com provides a live stock game using real stock quotes. Learn how to trade online and invest in the stock market without risking your hard earned money.
The Stock Market Game
Help your students learn about the stock market by giving them the opportunity to invest a hypothetical $100,000 in a real-time portfolio.
Super Teacher Worksheets
This website has tons of free printable worksheets for Math & English Language Arts. Organization and planning materials are available to teachers needing extra tools to succeed. Free crafty puzzles & brainteasers can be used to enhance learning as well.
Teacher's Guide to Currency Around the World
- Types of Personal Bankruptcy
Information about personal bankruptcy from the Money Management web site.
- UEN: General Financial Literacy (includes State Core)
Core standards for the General Financial Literacy class.
- The Ultimate Business Simulation
Test your skills running a business in this ultimate business simulation! As CEO, you will match wits in the competitive, technologically advanced industry of the Holo-Generator.
- Utah Futures
This online resource will help students and their families select a college, apply for admission, and plan to finance higher education.
- Virtual Stock Exchange
Virtual Stock Exchange is a free stock market game from MarketWatch.
- Wall Street Survivor
Investment simulation for students to learn how to "invest in the best stocks" and get educated on the stock market in a fun and simple way.
Access, Analyze, Act: Lesson Plans for Grades 9-12
Each lesson plan flows in a way that builds in multimedia content from PBS partners and follows a framework in which students access economic information, process and analyze what they learn, and then act on it in authentic ways.
- Building Wealth
A personal finance education resource which presents an overview of personal wealth-building strategies that includes setting financial goals, budgeting, saving and investing, managing debt, and understanding credit reports and credit scores.
- CNN Money 101
A step by step guide to gaining control of your financial life.
- ConsumerCents Materials
Educators can download FREE financial literacy materials -- but a registration is required. Financial topics include: Setting Financial Goals, Spending Plans, Organizing Personal & Financial Records, Checking Accounts, Debt Management, Credit Report.
This resource provides excellent lesson plans for grades K-3, 5-7, 8-10, and create-your-own puzzles.
A great supplemental resource that supports a variety of programs. The website provides: an economics theme unit, money worksheets, advertising and consumer economics, personal finance lessons, macroeconomics, and create-your-own puzzles.
Family Economics & Financial Education
FEFE provides free curriculum materials to help educators effectively teach family economics and finance to their students.
- Financing Your Future
A complete personal finance program on DVD for high school teachers and their students.
- General Financial Literacy Lesson Plans
USBE approved lessons on the Utah Education Network's web site.
Hands On Banking
Wells Fargo Bank created this extensive resource for kids, teens, high school students and adults. It also includes a Teacher's Guide.
ItAllAddsUp - Teacher's Guide
- Jump$tart Coalition: National
Jump$tart is a national coalition of organizations dedicated to improving the financial literacy of kindergarten through college-age youth by providing advocacy, research, standards and educational resources.
Jump$tart Coalition: Search
- Jump$tart Coalition: Utah
The Utah Jump$tart Coalition is comprised of over 50 organizations, government agencies, financial institutions, and corporations. Working together they are able to join forces to improve the personal financial literacy of Utah's youth.
- The Math Worksheet Wizard
A FREE resource for unlimited number of printable math worksheets. Every time you create a worksheet, you get different, randomly generated problems.
The Mint - Lessons
- Money Instructor
Printable Money pages to color for grades K-4.
- Money Math: Lessons for Life
A four-lesson curriculum supplement that addresses 7-9 grade mathematical concepts using real-world financial scenarios.
National Endowment for Financial Education (NEFE) - Teacher Portal
- NEFE High School Portal
The National Endowment for Financial Education (NEFE) provides a wealth of information and resources to help you teach your students how to get from "here" to "there" financially.
- Practical Money Skills for Life
A free Web site designed to help educators, parents and students practice better money management for life.
- PwC's 'Earn Your Future' Curriculum
Ready-to-use Lesson Plans, student resources, book wizard for grades K-10.
- Secret Millionaires Club
This great resource teaches students, parents, and teachers about financial literacy and entrepreneurship with free activities for the classroom. Many webisodes are available with fun, interactive activities to accompany each one.
Take Charge America
Basic skills in Personal finance lesson plans for Grades 1-5.
Access all the great educational content found in the Understanding Taxes program on the Internet! This online version includes detailed lesson plans, interactive activities, simulations, and more!
- Yes, You Can
Financial education from American Century Investments ® is our way of using our expertise in money management to help parents and educators influence the behaviors of children and young adults so they can establish a path towards financial independence.