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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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Government tries to dodge effective financial education in schools? ~ Ripped-off Britons

Government tries to dodge effective financial education in schools? ~ Ripped-off Britons | Financial and consumer literacy | Scoop.it
UK Govt dodges financial education in schools by hiding it in Citizenship, only 11,000 in UK took the GCSE: https://t.co/sZeU2sxTGE
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10 Ways to Make Financial Education Fun & Effective | GoodNews4Youonline

10 Ways to Make Financial Education Fun & Effective | GoodNews4Youonline | Financial and consumer literacy | Scoop.it
Money. No matter how you look at it, on some level, you need it.You need it for shelter. You need it for food. And you need it for a zillion othe
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Money Race: The Money Game that Improves your Finances

Money Race: The Money Game that Improves your Finances | Financial and consumer literacy | Scoop.it
Money game that improves your finances. Financial education, investments, and training for everyone. Build wealth and get financial freedom. Learn how to invest, get passive income streams and make your money work for you.
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"The Tale of Kidd Silver, the Savviest Pirate to Ever Sail the Seas" - The Disclosures

Financial education for kids! Full album available now! Download this song & other fun songs about money for kids from "The Secret to Being Rich" on iTunes
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Financial Literacy Introduction & Outline

A new unit on Financial Literacy has been developed in Tasmania by TASC (BST 10511). It is a self paced unit to introduce students to develop their financial...

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Tasmanian course on line.

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How Hip-Hop, Fiction and Games Can Teach Kids Financial Literacy

How Hip-Hop, Fiction and Games Can Teach Kids Financial Literacy | Financial and consumer literacy | Scoop.it

New, creative ways are helping kids learn about money.

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Financial Literacy - ASIC's MoneySmart

A summary of ASIC's work under the National Financial Literacy Strategy, including ASIC's MoneySmart program.
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Is financial education doomed? Pupils don't care - AOL Money UK

Is financial education doomed? Pupils don't care - AOL Money UK | Financial and consumer literacy | Scoop.it

OutGetting financial education on the National Curriculum was viewed as a major breakthrough by campaigners. It was meant to ensure that the next...

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Out of the UK.  Food for thought in other countries.

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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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THE REVOLUTION OF THE CASHLESS SOCIETY AND THE DAWN OF CONNECTED COMMERCE

THE REVOLUTION OF THE CASHLESS SOCIETY AND THE DAWN OF CONNECTED COMMERCE | Financial and consumer literacy | Scoop.it
By Simon Black, CEO of the PPRO Group Ten years from now the way we think about cash and wallets will be very different. For most people cash, and specifically physical money, will be kept at home and used only on rare occasions when needed.
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Cashcrunch Games on Twitter

Cashcrunch Games on Twitter | Financial and consumer literacy | Scoop.it
Do you know kids? Do you have kids? Who is teaching them about #money ? Download #free on #ipad #android or PC. pic.twitter.com/oWiphYfOXX
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How to use the Canadian Financial Literacy Database

Canadian Financial Literacy Database: http://ow.ly/MeFkR - Financial literacy self-assessment quiz: http://ow.ly/MeFvV The Financial Consumer Agency of ...
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A you Tube clip explaining the use of the Canadian Financial Resources Database.  The proof is in the pudding so head to the relevant website.

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Free Financial Literacy Curriculum!

Here is the link to order the materials: http://www.practicalmoneyskills.com/resources/free_materials/
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Note - American material

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15 Must Have Financial Education Lessons to Gain True Financial Literacy

15 Must Have Financial Education Lessons to Gain True Financial Literacy | Financial and consumer literacy | Scoop.it
If you've been around Rich Dad for any amount of time, you've heard the term financial education batted around pretty regularly. But what do we mean when we say financial education?
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NACCHO #NAIDOC2016 : ASIC launches education campaign to help Indigenous Australians avoid serious financial problems.

NACCHO #NAIDOC2016 : ASIC launches education campaign to help Indigenous Australians avoid serious financial problems. | Financial and consumer literacy | Scoop.it
" The release of these animations is part of a larger education campaign to help Indigenous Australians avoid serious financial problems.
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Why add financial literacy to your teacher toolkit?

Why is consumer and financial literacy an important thing to consider when it comes to teaching? For more information, visit ...
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What is Financial Literacy?

What is Financial Literacy? | Financial and consumer literacy | Scoop.it

Financial literacy is the ability to manage one's income wisely on a day-to-day basis and make intelligent long-term monetary decisions.

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US article.  Provides a balanced view. Refers to a mandated course and some links to resources.  Very useful.

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EverFi: Free STEM and financial education resources for teachers

EverFi: Free STEM and financial education resources for teachers | Financial and consumer literacy | Scoop.it

All Chester County schools have access to blended-learning resources focused on teaching, assessing, and certifying students in critical skills such as STEM and financial education. There is no cos...

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Innovative Educators

Innovative 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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Posted link before...but why not again.  Practical listing of resources, links and lesson plans.

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Push on for more civics, finances lessons in schools - The Daily News of Newburyport

Push on for more civics, finances lessons in schools - The Daily News of Newburyport | Financial and consumer literacy | Scoop.it
BOSTON — Knowledge of financial practices and the workings of government were described as cornerstones of modern-day literacy on Thursday by supporters of legislation that would bring finance and civics instruction to Massachusetts schools.
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Are iPads in schools a waste of money? - The Age

Are iPads in schools a waste of money? - The Age | Financial and consumer literacy | Scoop.it
Are Australian schools wasting their money on laptops and iPads for students?
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Agree wholeheartedly!

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Financial Football | Financial Education Games | Phroogal

Financial Football | Financial Education Games | Phroogal | Financial and consumer literacy | Scoop.it
+*-You can choose your team; choose from three difficulty options from Rookie to Hall of Fame. I suggest starting with Rookie even though it states for ages 11-14. Trust me. You might get stumped.
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Age appropriate financial literacy - Daily Dunklin Democrat

Age appropriate financial literacy
Daily Dunklin Democrat
I had not previously considered that when it comes to financial literacy programs for children, one size does not fit all.
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Written in terms of 'your child' as compared to 'your students' but interesting nonetheless. Advocates, therefore a F-12 financial literacy development.

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FROM CASHLESS TO CARD LESS

FROM CASHLESS TO CARD LESS | Financial and consumer literacy | Scoop.it
By Jason McCallum, consultant business analyst at IT consultancy BJSS Mobile payment is going mainstream.
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Education resources - Citizens Advice

Education resources - Citizens Advice | Financial and consumer literacy | Scoop.it
RT @CitizensAdvice: If you work in financial education be sure to have a look at our free resources: http://t.co/7rGS0DncaJ #FinancialSkill…
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Resources for England, Scotland and Wales.  You need to register before you can download free resources.  Not aimed at school level, and mainly information.

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