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Financial Literacy Counts – Now More Than Ever

Financial Literacy Counts – Now More Than Ever

Read below as guest blogger Amy Erb, a STEAM teacher at Stallings Elementary in Stallings, NC, highlights her favorite resources from Cha-Ching Money Smart Kids!   Money is all around us – earning, saving, spending, and donating – but most of our kids don’t know what the term ‘financial literacy’ even means. While the skills to make smart money decisions often take years to become

Help Your Students Discover the Impact of Behavior on Financial Decision-Making with New Behavioral Economics Lessons from Econ Essentials

In these times of economic uncertainty, providing students with resources that help them understand the impact of outside forces on the economy can be empowering.  Econ Essentials, developed in partnership with CME Group, offers students digital resources that are accessible from anywhere to help them understand basic economic principles and explore how our own behavioral tendencies influence the larger economy.  The Behavioral Economics Lessons are designed

Engage Students During Financial Literacy Month with Self-Paced Virtual Learning Resources from Pathway to Financial Success

As the COVID-19 crisis has led to economic uncertainty around the world, helping students understand the importance of grasping essential financial concepts has never been more important.  Empowering students with the necessary resources will help cultivate a mindset of financial independence and support students in building life skills that will serve them well into the future.  Pathway

Why I LOVE Econ Essentials

Guest blog by Jacqueline Prester, Teacher, Mansfield High School For several years, I have enjoyed using the Econ Essentials modules to deliver high-quality economics curriculum in the Entrepreneurship class I teach at Mansfield High School.  The interactive modules provide student choice, self-paced learning, and a sense of accomplishment with a certificate of completion. I was

Set for the Summer: Econ Essentials Helps Students Prepare for their Financial Future

School is out and sunshine is in – which means that kids are itching for some fun summer activities! Parents take on a whole new job when summer comes around, and finding things to keep the kids busy can sometimes become, well… a bit of a challenge. Discovery Education and CME Group have partnered to

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