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Financial Literacy Awareness

Unlocking Financial Literacy Awareness With Free Finance & Accounting Tool and Lessons

April 13, 2016

(Image Source) Shouldn’t Every Month be Financial Literacy Awareness Month? April is Financial Literacy Awareness Month. I feel strongly that this should be an essential topic in all High Schools and Colleges. Students need to know how to manage money, it’s vital. This post offers tools and lessons to help teachers incorporate financial literacy into an […]

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What Smoking and Littering can Teach us About Financial Literacy Awareness

April 6, 2015

Financial Education is Broken. Can we Borrow From Successful Education Campaigns and Triumph Over Financial Irresponsibility? In 1787 John Adams wrote to Thomas Jefferson a damning summation of the cause of America’s problems: “All the perplexities, confusions, and distresses in America arise, not from defects in their constitution or confederation, not from a want of […]

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How Technology Can Help Teachers & Parents Foster Financial Literacy

December 17, 2013

Regular readers of EmergingEdTech know that I like to post once or twice a year on Financial Literacy, usually in April (Financial Literacy Awareness Month), but this is a time of year that finances can get a bit challenging, so why wait? – KW Give a man a fish, and you feed him for a […]

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Educational Apps that Teach Young Students about Money Management

August 15, 2013

In today’s economic reality, it is more important than ever that we help children and young adults learn about managing money. While this is not a typical instructional tech topic, it is something that I am passionate about and feel is very worth sharing and encouraging parents, educators, and young people to be aware of […]

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Teaching Personal Finance in the Classroom

April 11, 2012

April is “Financial Literacy Awareness Month“, so I thought this guest post from Samantha Peters was quite timely, and important. The second largest form of debt facing America today is credit card debt. It is second only to student loan debt. Many people get into debt problems because they do not have the basic knowledge […]

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10 Reasons Why Schools Should Be Teaching Financial Literacy To Our Kids

April 24, 2011

Thanks to guest writer Krisca C. Te for working with me to develop this feature post on the importance of financial literacy education for our high school and college students. In the past, a teacher telling kids how to spend their allowance money might be promptly put in her place by the PTA. Money matters were personal, and […]

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