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Ep 28 April is Financial Literacy Month- Part 2

April 12, 2010 By: admin Category: bank accounts, budgets, cost of living, curriculum, Educational programs, entrepreneurship, literacy test, mortgages, resources, teacher perspectives 7 Comments →


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More great resources to scaffold Financial Literacy Month with your classes and communities. From DOE on Youtube to HGTV reality shows(?) Kathy and Mark share resources, activities and perspectives for teachers in focusing on financial literacy materials. Discover how to use the videos and articles in this episode to build relevance and maximize learning. This is your personal invitation to be part of the Fin Lit Community- Let’s support educators. Visit the website for complete show notes and resources www.talkingfinlit.org This is your personal invitation to be part of the Fin Lit Community- Let’s support educators.

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Resources and Articles Mentioned

  • Schools to teach kids how to manage money, Hamilton Spectator
    • Financial literacy is to be incorporated into Ontario classrooms from Grade 4 to Grade 12. Parliamentary assistant Leeanna Pendergast will provide a report …
  • BUILDING YOUR FUTURE - The Actuarial Foundation has released Building Your Future, an engaging and relevant financial literacy curriculum to help teens master the foundational elements of personal finance and to prepare for life after high school
    • At a time of widespread economic turmoil and financial challenge, it is more important than ever that teens are given the knowledge and skills they need to manage their money wisely and to make smart decisions for the future.
    • “Building Your Future helps students easily grasp the essentials of personal finance, gives them multiple opportunities to practice core skills and showcases the real-world impact of the financial decisions they make. Each chapter is classroom ready, with a Teacher’s Guide that provides handouts and answer keys, instruction and assessment suggestions, definitions and resources that align with national mathematics and personal financial education standards.
    • To help teachers incorporate these materials into their instruction, the Foundation is making Building Your Future available in PDF format. However, as a nonprofit organization we are able to provide printed copies of the booklets at a break-even cost of just $2.50 per booklet.” from the site
  • HGTV reality show provides … property-virgins.JPG
    • Relevant connections for middle school and high schoolers
    • Property Virgins connections in this episode
  • Americans Nearly Flunk Financial Literacy Test
    • FOXBusiness
      The first-of-its-kind survey, funded by the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority’s (FINRA) non-profit Investor Education Foundation
    • How to Teach Kids About Money
      Of all the lessons taught by the financial crisis, the most personal has been that Americans aren’t too slick with money. We take out home loans we can’t afford. We run up sky-high credit-card debt. We don’t save nearly enough for retirement By Barbara Kiviat Monday, Jan. 25, 201

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Welcome to the Talking Financial Literacy Community @ Facebook . We hope folks will join us to share links, photos, comments and discussion. But the discussion board will especially be a space to share resources, plans for integrating financial literacy in classes and support as all of us pose new ideas. ho will be first and second to share who

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they are, their basic interests in this area and any needs or resources?

Invitation for Listeners to Participate in the Show

Listen to the details in episode 26 and then email Mark and Kathy about what you have to share. Email us at podcast ( at) talkingfinlit.org

ON THE ROAD – Coming Events

  • April 2010 — Kathy at Purdue University (IN)
  • April – June 2010 –Kathy at RTI SUMMIT @Chicago & Orlando
  • May 2010- Kathy NYCABE Keynote N Y City
  • May 2010 — Kathy at AERA 2010 (Denver, CO)
  • June 2010 — Mark and Kathy at ISTE NECC 2010 (Denver, CO)
  • leaving a comment here on the blog/site
  • (C) Talking Financial Literacy is copyrighted by The McGraw-Hill Companies, 2008 – 2010. All rights reserved.

See Transformationed.com for full details of speaking engagements and opportunities to meet Dr King and Mark.. we enjoy meeting our podcast community!

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Talking Financial Literacy is produced in collaboration among the MS in Adult Education and HRD at Fordham University and The McGraw-Hill Companies.


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Ep 27 April is Financial Literacy Month

April 03, 2010 By: admin Category: budgets, business, cost of living, curriculum, Educational programs, globalization, resources, teacher perspectives, unemployment, Youtube No Comments →


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Be prepared to leverage the attention of Financial Literacy Month with your classes and communities. Kathy and Mark share resources, activities and perspectives for teachers in focusing on financial literacy materials already available on the site and new ones unveiled in this episode. From the Financial Literacy Now website to compelling Youtube videos and articles to get the attention of students with relevance and maximize learning. This is your personal invitation to be part of the Fin Lit Community- Let’s support educators.

Continuing the global conversation about personal

financial literacy for educators on

Talking Financial Literacy Podcast

Resources and Articles Mentioned  finlitnow.JPG

Facebook page for Financial Literacy:

fb

Welcome to the Talking Financial Literacy Community @ Facebook . We hope folks will join us to share links, photos, comments and discussion. But the discussion board will especially be a space to share resources, plans for integrating financial literacy in classes and support as all of us pose new ideas. ho will be first and second to share who

facebk-finlit

they are, their basic interests in this area and any needs or resources?

Invitation for Listeners to Participate in the Show

Listen to the details in episode 26 and then email Mark and Kathy about what you have to share. Email us at podcast ( at) talkingfinlit.org

ON THE ROAD – Coming Events

  • April 2010 — Kathy at NCEA 2010 (St Paul MN)
  • —- Kathy at Purdue University (IN)
  • April – June 2010 –Kathy at RTI SUMMIT  @Dallas, Chicago & Orlando
  • May 2010- Kathy NYCABE Keynote NYCity
  • May 2010 — Kathy at AERA 2010 (Denver, CO)
  • June 2010 — Mark and Kathy at ISTE NECC 2010 (Denver, CO)
  • leaving a comment here on the blog/site
  • (C) Talking Financial Literacy is copyrighted by The McGraw-Hill Companies, 2008 – 2010. All rights reserved.

See Transformationed.com for full details of speaking engagements and opportunities to meet Dr King and Mark.. we enjoy meeting our podcast community!

Contact Us


You may contact Mark and Kathy by

Podcast Feed:

Our podcast feed is: http://feeds.feedburner.com/talkingfinlit


Talking Financial Literacy is produced in collaboration among the MS in Adult Education and HRD at Fordham University and The McGraw-Hill Companies.


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