Financial Literacy for Kids

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JC Headshot - Money 911 - croppedEarning, saving, spending, and donating: These are key financial literacy topics. They’re also activities that kids enjoy learning about and taking part in. Think about it: How many young people do you know who have run a lemonade stand, or taken part in charitable events like Penny Harvest? Despite kids’ natural interest in money, few states require schools to teach financial literacy, and fewer than 20% of teachers say they feel competent teaching courses in it, according to the Council for Economic Education. In this TIME For Kids webinar, we focused on fun, engaging, and effective ways to bring financial literacy to the classroom.

Financial expert Jean Chatzky led this information-packed webinar, presented by the Real World Literacy and the Common Core community at edWeb.net. TIME For Kids Your $: A Guide to Financial Literacy for Kids is made possible by the PwC Charitable Foundation. This monthly magazine offers teachers, students—and their families—tools for understanding money and how to manage it. This is a webinar you won’t want to miss!

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Real World Literacy and the Common Core is a professional learning community (PLC) that provides teaching ideas and lesson plans that are aligned with Common Core State Standards.  It is hosted by the editors of TIME For Kids and is a place where you can stay connected, share ideas, and get support from colleagues. You can post questions, start discussions, and get feedback from experts and peers on the issues and challenges you face every day. This program is sponsored by TIME For Kids.

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