Finance in the Classroom

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FINANCE IN THE CLASSROOM is a comprehensive online resource that brings teachers, parents and community together to provide financial education to students. It includes a toolkit for teachers, lesson plans, activities, songs, games, calculators, videos, a glossary, and links to further sources of information. Designed for educators and families in Utah, the majority of the resources are open to the public nationwide.

Provider
Finance in the Classroom
Author
Utah State Office of Education
Price
Free
Published
2010
Resource Categories
Curricula, Information, Tools
Resource Type
Calculator, Comprehensive curriculum, Downloadable resources, Game, Lesson plan (single topic), Music, Online learning, Online Video Streaming, Video
Grade Level
Pre-school & kindergarten, 1st grade, 2nd grade, 3rd grade, 4th grade, 5th grade, 6th grade, 7th grade, 8th grade, 9th grade, 10th grade, 11th grade, 12th grade
Target Users
Parent, home school, Student, self-directed study, Teacher, classroom or after school
Jump$tart Standards
CD1 - Analyze the costs and benefits of various types of credit, CD2 - Summarize a borrower's rights and responsibilities related to credit reports, CD3 - Apply strategies to avoid or correct debt management problems, CD4 - Summarize major consumer credit laws, EI1 - Explore job and career options, EI2 - Compare sources of personal income and compensation, EI3 - Analyze factors that affect net income, FDM1 - Recognize the responsibilities associated with personal financial decisions, FDM2 - Use reliable resources when making financial decisions, FDM3 - Summarize major consumer protection laws, FDM4 - Make criterion-based financial decisions by systematically considering alternatives and consequences, FDM5 - Apply communication strategies when discussing financial issues, FDM7 - Control personal information, FDM8 - Use a personal financial plan, I1 - Explain how investing may build wealth and help meet financial goals, I2 - Evaluate investment alternatives, I3 - Demonstrate how to buy and sell investments, I4 - Investigate how agencies protect investors and regulate financial markets and products, RMI1 - Identify common types of risks and basic risk management methods, RMI2 - Justify reasons to use property and liability insurance, RMI3 - Justify reasons to use health, disability, long-term care and life insurance, SS1 - Develop a plan for spending and saving, SS2 - Develop a system for keeping and using financial records, SS3 - Describe how to use different payment methods, SS4 - Apply consumer skills to spending and saving decisions

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