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291 reviewed resources for consumer economics

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Making Finance Personal: Project-Based Learning for the Personal Finance Classroom

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Cash in on a collection of lessons that use a project-based learning approach to teach high schoolers how to manage their personal finances. The 11 lessons include detailed instructions, as well as printable forms, and rubrics for the...
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Practical Money Skills: Consumer Knowledge

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
How much do your high schooler really know about personal finance? Guide them around some common mistakes and pitfalls of the economic system with a set of helpful finance lessons.
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Practical Money Skills: Lessons for Special Needs Students

For Students 6th - 12th
Help special needs learners develop the money management skills they need to prepare for living on their own. The collection of 10 lessons cover budgeting, shopping, banking, saving and investing, understanding credit, and much more....
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Katrina's Classroom: Teaching Money Skills for Life

For Teachers 7th - 12th Standards
Imagine a hurricane teaching high schoolers about financial preparedness! The four lessons in this collection are based on the personal stories in Katrina’s Classroom: Financial Lessons from a Hurricane video. Topics include goal...
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Practical Money Skills Grades 3-6

For Teachers 3rd - 6th Standards
Teach elementary school learners money management skills with a collection of four lessons that cover allowances and spending plans, saving and investing, spending, comparison shopping, and messaging in advertising. The final lesson...
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Practical Money Skills: Loans and Expenses

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
A dollar saved is a dollar earned—but what about a dollar spent? Guide young financial wizards through important economic decisions in their near future.
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Practical Money Skills: Decisions and Goals

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Equip teenagers with the knowledge they need to make well-founded and well-rounded financial decision, both now and in their economic future.
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The Fed Explained

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Animated videos, colorful graphics, and catchy examples help young economists gain an understanding of the Federal Reserve and its role in the Reserve System. The nine resources in the collection cover such basic economic concepts as...
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Consumer Economics: Building a Budget

For Teachers 12th - Higher Ed
I think most of us adults could use a tip or two on how to budget our personal finances. Pass on some valuable knowledge to your pupils as they move into the real world. The presentation provides three easy steps to creating a personal...
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Identity Theft & Consumer Protection

For Teachers 9th - 12th
This presentation discusses two very important consumer-related topics: identity theft and financial contracts. The first part of the slide show illuminates ways in which personal information can be stolen and used for fraudulent...
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Analyzing Advertising

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Some ads really make products look great, and even better than they really are! Kids get into small groups to research and compare marketing used by various cell phone companies. They analyze advertisements, carrier options, and cell...
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Finance Formulas Review Sheet

For Students 9th - 12th
Keep your finances straight—more like finance formulas straight—with a well-organized formula guide full of everything you need. Starting with simple interest and ending with future and present value, this sheet can be useful for many...
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The Credit Safari

For Teachers 9th - 12th
How cool, an interactive personal finance game! Young consumers play a real-life scenario game to practice making credit decisions. They play the game then discuss good and bad credit choices. The scenarios revolve around the use of a...
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Avatar, King of the Box Office?

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Kids examine top grossing films of all time to determine if they deserve that title or not. They use the Consumer Price Index, the GDP Deflator, and a data adjustment related to current and past inflation rates to calculate which film...
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Consumerism Scavenger Hunt

For Teachers 5th - 6th
In this social studies worksheet, students discover how to be an informed consumer by first reading 10 questions pertaining to marketing, advertising and purchasing choices. Students use Internet searches to find the answers. There are...
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My Credit Card Plan

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Remember all those credit card tables lined up on your college campus? So alluring and dangerous, if you don't know what you're doing. Prepare your pre-college attendees for life by offering a lesson on credit management. They discuss...
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It’s an Ad, Ad, Ad, Ad World

For Teachers 9th - 12th
While this isn't an art lesson, it does delve into the world of visual ads, advertising, and media. Consumer-savvy upper graders will discuss the impact of visual media on their consumer appetites and overall perceptions. They'll take...
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The Roaring 20s

For Teachers 7th - 8th
America during the 1920s was quite an interesting place! Bring the jazz, poverty, consumer excess, culture, and politics to life with this presentation. Primary source images, excellent descriptive text, and a wide span of topics are...
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Avoiding Consumer Fraud: Financial Scams and Schemes

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Young consumers get a hefty dose of information on how fraud can put their financial health at risk. The resource provides detailed lecture notes, scaffolded notetaking sheets, vocabulary worksheets, transparencies, and seven links to...
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Consumer Awareness

For Teachers 7th - 10th Standards
Help your pupils become wise consumers and avoid becoming targets for consumer scams and fraud. Here you'll find a PowerPoint presentation, instructional guidelines, worksheets, and suggested activities for developing shopper strategies...
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About Consumer Privacy

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Help young economists protect their identities and their finances with a set of lessons about consumer privacy. Once they read through the three-lesson unit and fill in the correct facts, they can take an assessment to demonstrate what...
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Apples: Family and Consumer Science

For Teachers 7th
Learning to cook and making good food choices are extremely important life skills. Seventh graders explore food science in relation to health and nutrition, by conducting several experiments on apples. Websites, movies, and instructional...
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Go BBYC: Buying the Best for Your Consumption

For Teachers 5th - Higher Ed
Students explore guidelines for buying food. In this science lesson plan, students read labels, trademarks, and print advertisements. Students discuss their duties as consumers as well as the conservation of food. Students serve and...
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Pictures and Slogans Persuade an Audience

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Students discover relationships between advertisement and persuasive techniques.  In this literacy and consumer education lesson, students select magazine or newspaper advertisements that use symbols, pictures, and slogans to persuade...

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