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Teaching Gap: 83% of Teens Don’t Know How to Manage Money

Teaching Gap:  83% of Teens Don’t Know How to Manage Money | Financial and consumer literacy | Scoop.it
Most teens don’t know the first thing about managing money, according to a new study by ING Direct.
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'Financial education needs to be taken seriously'

'Financial education needs to be taken seriously' | Financial and consumer literacy | Scoop.it
We cannot allow something as important as financial literacy to be watered down and passed off as an issue fixed by a paragraph in the curriculum, says Kate Crowhurst
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Ultimate Resources for Teaching Kids About Money

 and some sites useful across counties.Raising financially savvy children involves teaching them a variety of aspects from budgeting to planning, earning and saving.

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US sites but a coimpprehensive list

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Teaching kids about money | MoneySmart by ASIC

Teaching kids about money | MoneySmart by ASIC | Financial and consumer literacy | Scoop.it
Tips to teach kids to be smart about how they earn, spend and save their money.
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I've drawn attention to his website before, but here's the latest. Lots of new things.

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Teaching your 11-14 year-old about money

Teaching your 11-14 year-old about money | Financial and consumer literacy | Scoop.it
Our final feature in this series looks at children aged 11-14.
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What Minecraft is teaching your kids about money

What Minecraft is teaching your kids about money | Financial and consumer literacy | Scoop.it
Always keen to see kids learning about life in a constructive way ;) #pun #kidsmoney #dads4life http://t.co/4VHN3AqgFR
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Good article

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Financial literacy an important skill - Williams Lake Tribune

Financial literacy an important skill - Williams Lake Tribune | Financial and consumer literacy | Scoop.it
With roughly two thirds of adults in Canada living from pay cheque to pay cheque, financial literacy training is in demand.
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A cry for help: A push for financial literacy in K-12 education ...

A cry for help: A push for financial literacy in K-12 education ... | Financial and consumer literacy | Scoop.it
“Many young Americans lack the basic skills to manage money,” said Annamaria Lusardi, academic director of the Global Financial Literacy Excellence Center at George Washington University. The GFLEC designed the financial literacy section of the PISA.
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Is it Time for Financial Education in Schools?

Is it Time for Financial Education in Schools? | Financial and consumer literacy | Scoop.it
Is it Time for Financial... http://t.co/MYLxnpoAyG
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Click on the link to the top financial blogs ( in paragraph one) - very useful!

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For Educators

For Educators | Financial and consumer literacy | Scoop.it
Practical Money Skills provides financial literacy resources for educators including free lesson plans, educator profiles, economic topics and more.

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Teaching Kids About Money: 4 Age Appropriate Lessons

Teaching Kids About Money: 4 Age Appropriate Lessons | Financial and consumer literacy | Scoop.it
Blog post at Luke1428 : A major role of parenting should be teaching kids lessons about money. For many reasons, parents drop the ball in this area and raise childr[..]
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Teaching | MoneySmart by ASIC

Information about ASIC's MoneySmart Teaching program.
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First Grade Money Lesson Plans, First Grade Counting Money Worksheets

First Grade Money Lesson Plans, First Grade Counting Money Worksheets | Financial and consumer literacy | Scoop.it
Take Charge America provides financial lesson plans and worksheets for grade school teachers to use with 1st grade students, including counting money
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American; for primary age

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Tools for Teaching Financial Literacy to Kids of All Ages - K12 - Learning Liftoff - Free Parenting, Education, and Homeschooling Resources

Tools for Teaching Financial Literacy to Kids of All Ages - K12 - Learning Liftoff - Free Parenting, Education, and Homeschooling Resources | Financial and consumer literacy | Scoop.it
If you’re like me and want to help your kids attain financial literacy, check out the following resources.
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Social Media in Education Resources and Guides

Social Media in Education Resources and Guides | Financial and consumer literacy | Scoop.it
Social Media is an incredible resource for education. Educators can learn, share, connect and more with educators from around the world. They can collaborate and communicate with students, parents, and colleagues.
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So this isn't about financial literacy, but the use if social media is a tool in engaging students in financial literacy - hence its inclusion.  Provides some good referencew to guides, etc.

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Financial Education Games | Phroogal

Financial Education Games | Phroogal | Financial and consumer literacy | Scoop.it
Online financial education games that teach you about money and personal finance. Play Financial Football, Financial Soccer, Money Metropolis and more.
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May have already posted some or all before - repeats however do remind!

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New Findings About Kids and Money That Your School Can't Ignore - TIME

New Findings About Kids and Money That Your School Can't Ignore - TIME | Financial and consumer literacy | Scoop.it
For the first time, researchers have directly tied personal finance instruction in high school to better adult behavior. This could change everything.
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Improving your Finances, Gangnam Style (and 4 Other Pop Songs Teaching You About Money) | The Smile Lifestyle - Phroogal Blog

Improving your Finances, Gangnam Style (and 4 Other Pop Songs Teaching You About Money) | The Smile Lifestyle - Phroogal Blog | Financial and consumer literacy | Scoop.it
5 songs you've listened to but didn't know you were also learning about money matters and improving finances.
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Now that's something different!

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(Mostly) Free Games to Teach Kids about Money - Motley Fool

(Mostly) Free Games to Teach Kids about Money - Motley Fool | Financial and consumer literacy | Scoop.it
These fun ideas for tots through teens don't cost a lot and reward your kids with better money skills. - Casey Kelly-Barton - Consumer Goods
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A Great Quote about Education

A Great Quote about Education | Financial and consumer literacy | Scoop.it
I found this online and I loved it and think all students should see this and understand what it means.
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'Focused, consistent' financial education program needed in schools, expert says

'Focused, consistent' financial education program needed in schools, expert says | Financial and consumer literacy | Scoop.it
Educators across Canada are increasingly seeing the value of teaching kids the basics of money management at a young age, but some experts warn the patchwork of programs being offered in schools can only go so far in helping students avoid major...
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Interesting - some parallels to Australia

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'Focused, consistent' financial education program needed in schools: money guru - Winnipeg Free Press

'Focused, consistent' financial education program needed in schools: money guru - Winnipeg Free Press | Financial and consumer literacy | Scoop.it
TORONTO - Educators across Canada are increasingly seeing the value of teaching kids the basics of money management at a young age, but some experts warn the patchwork of programs being offered in schools can only go so far in helping students...
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Useful insights for schools generally

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Practical Money Skills - Financial Literacy for Everyone

Practical Money Skills - Financial Literacy for Everyone | Financial and consumer literacy | Scoop.it
Practical Money Skills is an online resource for educators, parents and students focused on financial literacy and education.
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What Minecraft is teaching your kids about money

What Minecraft is teaching your kids about money | Financial and consumer literacy | Scoop.it
"Kids are learning about money on a lot of different levels in Minecraft," says Joel Levin, co-founder of Manhattan-based TeacherGaming.
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