How Do I Get Started?
K-10: Use the FITC Tool Box (pdf) to guide you through the initial stages of becoming a Finance in the Classroom School. The tool box includes teacher check lists, sample community and parent correspondence, donation forms, press releases, newsletter templates, incentive ideas, and more.
11-12 grades: All information for guiding your students to earn a Financial and Economic Education Passport Certificate is available by clicking on the General Financial Literacy Course Grades 11-12 tab at the left of this page (just under the green Teacher Resources tab).
- Review all resources listed in red at the top of the GFL page.
- Determine if proper endorsement is currently obtained.
- HIGHLY RECOMMENDED: Complete online or in person professional development.
- Click on the links to each of the standards 1-4 to review what will be taught in each one and to evaluate suggested teaching resources. SEE TABS FOR EACH OBJECTIVE.
- Choose and use teaching resources that fit your teaching style and the learning styles of your students.
- As students demonstrate competency through out the semester, keep track of their progress for the performance test.
- When all standards and objectives have been taught, assess student learning with the objective test.