Tag «financial literacy»

Just because it is free does not mean that it is cheap!

The Massachusetts Council on Economic Education is providing teachers an opportunity to extend classroom learning and reinforce the instruction in economics and personal finance through hosting free online challenges in economics and personal finance for teams of middle and high school students. Thanks to the leadership of the Center for Economic Education at Salem State …

Summer of Entrepreneurship Program!

From our friends at the Freedoms Foundation at Valley Forge: Summer Grad-Level Professional Development for Teachers This graduate-level professional development course for K-12 teachers will examine the role of the free enterprise system as the economic engine that propelled the United States from a New World backwater to the world’s number one economy. Teachers will …

The State of Financial Literacy Education Today

From our friends at the Newseum Institute: The Newseum Institute will host a special panel discussion on the state of financial literacy education, following a news conference at which major consumer groups and child advocacy experts will announce their endorsement of FoolProof, a new consumer life skills resource for teachers. The groups and experts will endorse …

Free Financial Lesson Packages from CentSai

From our friends at CentSai: Download These Free Financial Lesson Packages

Help support the financial literacy push in MA!

Many advocacy groups and educators have been working tirelessly to support the push for financial literacy standards in Massachusetts. How can you help? You can write to your local legislator in support of these efforts! Use this LINK to find him/her. Here is a form letter that you may use and modify! You may also …

Health Insurance Math

An important life skill that everyone needs to know is how to calculate out-of-pocket costs for health care. Unfortunately, many people do not understand basic health insurance terms and how they are applied in calculations to determine how much is owed to a health care provider. A study by Loewenstein et al. found that only …

Feature a Teacher: Talitha Oliveri

Each month we feature one of our most dedicated and innovative business education teachers in the MBEA. Please contact Jacqueline Prester with your suggestions of an outstanding teacher to be featured here in a future month! Name: Talitha Oliveri ( @t_oliveri | LinkedIn | website | email ) School: Hopedale Jr. Sr. High School in Hopedale, MA Job Title: Business Educator Grade …

Financial Education Works! (part 3)

Financial Literacy is such an important subject for our students to be learning about in school. Thanks to MassSaves, these quotes have been put together to bring awareness to the need for financial education:

Financial Education Works! (part 2)

Financial Literacy is such an important subject for our students to be learning about in school. Thanks to MassSaves, these staggering statistics have been put together to bring awareness to the need for financial education:

Financial Education Works!

Financial Literacy is such an important subject for our students to be learning about in school. Thanks to MassSaves, these staggering statistics have been put together to bring awareness to the need for financial education:

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