Unit study to help your child understand the meaning and effects of economics.
Bean Counting…Another Garden Metaphor
AN A TO Z ARTICLE
We’ve all heard the nickname bean counters for accountants, bookkeepers, CPA’s. I have found in my many years of working with people and their money, that they often just need a nudge to stop and look at their situations a little deeper. By Elisabeth Donati.
Teaching Your Kids About Money
AN A TO Z ARTICLE
Make financial goal setting and budgeting a family affair. If everyone in the family agrees on a goal, it’s easier for the whole family to do what it takes to meet that goal. By Elisabeth Donati.
EXPLORATIONS 4 KIDS
Learn to make change, run a lemonade stand, or invest your hard earned money.
The Basics of Building Credit
The goal of the lesson plans are to educate children between the ages of 6-18 about the different aspects of building credit and credit card ownership. We hope to set our youth up for success by emphasizing the importance of building good credit and keeping their credit in good standing. A series of worksheets by grade level and answer guides to print out for free.
Be Your Own Boss
Do you think it would be great to run your own business? Not everyone’s cut out for it. How do you know if you’ve got what it takes? Take the Entrepreneur Challenge, a set of questions that will get you thinking about what’s involved.
A program of the National Council on Economic Education. Centered on curriculum standards and based on the essential principles of economics, EconEdLink provides a premier source of classroom-tested, Internet-based economic lesson materials for K-12 teachers and their students.
Economics – Lessons, Overviews, Units
Mr Donn offers lots of free worksheets to help children learn about economics.
Students at all levels get excited about using the web and can benefit from using the web for up-to-date information.
Elementary Economics Lessons
This category includes elementary economic material for primary education, kindergarten through 6th grade. These lessons, lesson plans, and worksheets will introduce your students to consumer economics and very basic principles, while reinforcing other basic skills such as money recognition and basic math.
Inequality For All
Robert Reich’s video about inequality in the United States. Password for this video is “bernie2016”.
Kid-friendly Economics Activities
Suggested activities parents and teachers can use. A Pinterest board.
Social Studies for Kids
A want is something you could have, and a need is something you have to have. Sounds simple, right? Sometimes, it’s not that easy.