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Technology Based Programs and Digital Based Gaming
Everfi
Everfi
A new-media learning platform that uses the latest technology – video, animations, 3-D gaming, avatars, and social networking – to bring complex financial concepts to life for today's digital generation.
Gen I Revolution
Council for Economic Education
The Gen I Revolution consists of sixteen interactive missions in which students complete a variety of activities to help them learn important personal finance concepts. It is a companion piece for a CEE curriculum entitled "Learning, Earning & Investing."
Financial Football Financial Soccer
Practical Money Skills/VISA
A fast-paced, interactive game that engages students while teaching them money management skills. Teams compete by answering financial questions to earn yardage and score touchdowns.
MoneySKILL
AFSA Education Foundation
Online reality based personal finance course for young adults. 36-module curriculum covers: Income, Expenses, Assets, Liabilities, and Risk Management
Virtual Economics
Council for Economic Education
Instructional resource that can help you and your students understand basic economics concepts and can help you find the right lesson to teach a concept or standard to your students.
Stock Market Game
SIFMA Foundation
Complete Curricula
Katrina's Classroom: Teaching Money Skills for Life
Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta, N.O. Branch
A four-part curriculum unit designed for personal finance-related high school classrooms. The robust curriculum uses hands-on learning strategies and technology integration to teach students about key personal finance concepts and how to apply what they’ve learned to explore options, make decisions, and complete projects using real-world tools.
Navigate: Exploring College and Careers
Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas
Money Smart for Young People Grades 9-12
FDIC
  • Multiple lessons that can be taught alone or in combination,
  • Ideas for grade-level modification,
  • Real-life exercises and examples, and
  • Suggestions for optional books or online games/tools that can reinforce student understanding.
NEFE (HS Program)
National Endowment for Financial Education
Turnkey financial literacy program specifically focused on basic personal finance skills that are relevant to the lives of teens in Grades 8-12.
Building Wealth
Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas
Explore this site for tools to learn how to:
  • Set financial goals
  • Budget
  • Save and invest
  • Build credit and manage debt
  • Protect wealth with basic insurance
Practical Money Skills Grades 9-12
VISA
Features student-centered activities, research projects, discussion points, and tools and resources. Educators can use the 22 free, standards-aligned lessons in sequence or on an individual basis.
Project Based Lessons
National Services Learning Clearinghouse
The Classroom Economy
The Vanguard Group
Program enables any educator to teach children financial responsibility through fun, experiential learning. It's a simple classroom economic system based on the idea that students need to earn school "dollars" so that they can rent their own desks.
Bank at School
La. Bankers Association
Guidelines for starting a bank at school program can be found at http://www.lba.org/content.cfm?id=166.
General (more than one category of resource)
EconEdLink
Council for Economic Education
A premier source of classroom-tested, Internet-based economic and personal finance materials for K-12 teachers and their students.
Federal Reserve Education