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Economics and Financial Literacy - Content Area Resources in Social Studies


America Saves - A campaign that motivates, encourages, and supports low- to moderate- income households to save money, reduce debt, and gain wealth.

Banzai - A free, fun, and interactive financial literacy website for students of all ages.

Council for Economic Education - A non-profit organization that focuses on personal finance and economic education, the Council for Economic Education provides K-12 students the knowledge and tools on money and financial stability.

EconEdLink - Offers a source of classroom-tested, Internet-based economic and personal finance lesson materials for K-12 educators and students.

EVERFI - Offers free digital resources and local implementation support to help elementary, middle and high school teachers equip their students with skills for life.

Federal Reserve Banks - The central bank of the United States which conducts the nation's monetary policy, promotes stability of the financial system, promotes safety of individual financial institutions, fosters payment and settlement system, and promotes consumer protection and community development.

Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis - Provides free lesson plans, activities, and readings that makes teaching economics and financial literacy easy!

Hands on Banking - An online learning center offers resources for anyone who wants to learn more about money management, including self-directed courses and classroom resources.

Jump$tart - Search, browse, and review hundreds of publications, games, teaching plans, and other resources designed to teach financial responsibility at Jump$tart.

Junior Achievement - Strives to inspire and prepare young people to succeed in a global economy through their programs.

My - Provides curricula, lesson plans, tip sheets, guidance and helpful tools for teaching financial capability.

National Endowment for Financial Education - Provides practical information and financial education to a wide range of people. This website includes resources, workshops and videos to help facilitate financial education.

Next Gen Personal Finance - A free high-school personal finance curriculum and professional development partner helping teachers deliver essential money understanding in an easy-to-grasp, engaging way.

Stock Market Game - An online simulation of the global capital markets that engages students grades 4-12 in the world of economics, investing and personal finance and that has prepared 16 million students for financially independent futures.

Take Charge Today - Strives to give students financial education for a better future by providing educators with ready-to-teach, activity-based lesson plans free of charge.

TS Institute - Create and implement a comprehensive K-12 program that will serve as an initiative which will be replicated in other school districts.