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Spotlight on business

www.moneyasyougrow.org - Provides 20 essential, age-appropriate financial lessons with corresponding activities that children need to know as they grow from 3 to 18+ years

www.valueyourmoney.org -  This site provides useful materials for a wide range of ages.

My Classroom Economy - this site provides grade level very useful lessons and more from K to grade 12.

Econedlink: Economic & personal finance resources for K-12.

Texas State Securities Board Investor Education Program

Personal Finance game for high school students.

Online Economic Lessons available on a variety of topics.

IBAT Career Day Tool Kits

This site teaches personal finance concepts through the use of children's books for grades  3 - 6.   

Here are over a thousand sites to give you ideas for subjects including Mathematics.

This is a good source of articles about financial literacy in the NY Times for High School.

This is a good source for articles to help you teach children about money. 

Here are some super links for your students in a variety of financial topics. http://www.getrichslowly.org/blog/2010/04/02/national-financial-literacy-month-2010/

Here is a great site for information and a quiz for your students about money. http://www.wdfi.org/ymm/kids/history/quiz.asp

www.fdic.gov/about/learn/learning/index.html
Learning Bank is set up to teach and entertain children, teachers and parents.

Building Your Future: Financial Literacy Curriculum

Texas Jump Start - Financial smarts for students

Kids.gov Money

www.themint.org
Provides tips and activities to help you teach 6-12 graders how to manage money wisely.

www.edutopia.org
Provides hands-on activites and real-world projects in economics, money management, and business skills.

www.valueyourmoney.org

Smart About Money

360 Degrees of Financial Literacy

Don't Laugh at Me
The basis for 'Operation Respect' to eliminate bullying, ridicule and violence in our schools.

www.microSociety.org
An innovative way to help kids learn about real life by taking an active role in their learning through a curriculum that focuses on real world settings.

library.thinkquest.org
This web site, designed by kids for kids, examines stocks, bonds, mutual funds, and such, and teaches the principles of saving and investing. A stock game is also included.

Junior Achievement
Hands-on experiences to help young people understand the economics of life.

LEI (Learning, Earning, and Investing) is a comprehensive investor education program for middle and high school students focusing on benefits of and strategies for investing for long term.

Unbiased Information on Saving and Investing

Financial Fitness for Life is a complete personal finance curriculum for grades K-12.

Money In Motion
Financial literacy program to help teachers educate grades 7-12 on basic financial skills.
 
Banking Kids - "Teaching financial literacy to kids"
 
MyMoney.gov
Understand more about your money: how to save it, invest it, and manage it to meet your personal goals. Spanish version here.

www.practicalmoneyskills.com
A free resource designed to help educators, parents, and students practice better money management for life.

Money Math: Lessons for Life
A four-lesson curriculum supplement for middle school math classes, teaching grades 7-9 math concepts using real-life examples from personal finance.

Articles

Simple quiz for April's Financial Literacy Month - read

Your First Year of Retirement-Do You Know how Much You’ll be Able to Spend? - read