April 2, 2018

Building Better Money Habits

Building Better Money Habits Throughout April, we are celebrating Financial Capability Month by featuring a variety of financial education programs and resources that you can put to use in your classroom right away. The second of these programs is Better Money Habits – a partnership of Bank of America and Khan Academy which includes a variety of resources including videos, articles, […]
April 1, 2018

Banzai – More than Tiny Trees

Banzai – More than Tiny Trees Throughout April, we will be celebrating Financial Capability Month by featuring a variety of financial education programs and resources that you can put to use in your classroom right away. The first of these programs is Banzai! No, we’re not talking about the tiny trees but rather a great online financial literacy program. Banzai […]
September 14, 2017
Consumer Action Handbook

The Consumer Action Handbook

THE CONSUMER ACTION HANDBOOK There is no shortage of financial information and resources. Private companies, financial institutions, professional organizations and non-profit organizations, to name a few provide financial education materials and educational programs. One source secondary teachers should not overlook is the federal government. A primary advantage of government provided financial education resources is the objective presentation of facts and […]
August 22, 2017

Back to School Shopping: Financial Education Curriculum

Back to School Shopping: Financial Education Curriculum It’s that time of year again. If you’re a parent of school-aged children, you’re likely figuring out backpacks and finding new shoes. If you’re a teacher, you’re probably organizing your classroom and revisiting your lesson plans. Kids need different size backpacks with different features at different ages: what we send with a second […]
August 15, 2017

He Talked to Oprah, Now He’s Talking to Me?

He Talked to Oprah, Now He’s Talking to Me? Dan Kadlec has a passion for financial wellness. And he has a passion for those who work to raise the world’s financial know-how. That’s you.   Dan writes for Time, USA Today, and Money magazine. He’s talked with Oprah. And, in March 2017, he offered a Money Cents webinar for PA […]
June 27, 2017

Improving Financial Education in PA Schools

Pennsylvania Task Force on Economic Education and Personal Financial Literacy Education The Pennsylvania Task Force on Economic Education and Personal Financial Literacy Education, established by Act 104 of 2010, spent fourteen months studying research, best practices and trends in financial education in order to formulate recommendations on how to improve financial education in Pennsylvania’s schools. The entire report can be […]
May 27, 2017

Resources That Travel With You

MAKING CENTS WEBINARS TO GO Making Cents webinars are offered throughout the school year on a variety of topics and are appropriate for teachers of all subjects and grade levels. The 2016-2017 series has concluded; however, you may access these and previous year’s webinars in our archive below. Watch this page for details about the 2017-2018 webinar series. The dates […]
April 6, 2018

FDIC and CFPB Offer Teacher Resource Center

FDIC and CFPB Offer Teacher Resource Center Throughout April, we are celebrating Financial Capability Month by featuring a variety of financial education programs and resources that you can put to use in your classroom right away. The sixth of these programs is the Teacher Online Resource Center. The Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) and Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) have […]
April 4, 2018

Ensuring Quality Financial Education for Students with Disabilities

Ensuring Quality Financial Education for Students with Disabilities Throughout April, we are celebrating Financial Capability Month by featuring a variety of financial education programs and resources that you can put to use in your classroom right away. The fourth of these programs is Cents and Sensibility. Is financial education the same for all students? Should it be? One could argue that […]
April 3, 2018

Exploring Careers with PA Career Zone

Exploring Careers with PA Career Zone Throughout April, we are celebrating Financial Capability Month by featuring a variety of financial education programs and resources that you can put to use in your classroom right away. The third of these programs is PA Career Zone. Career exploration is an important part of the educational – and financial – process. After all, […]
April 2, 2018

Building Better Money Habits

Building Better Money Habits Throughout April, we are celebrating Financial Capability Month by featuring a variety of financial education programs and resources that you can put to use in your classroom right away. The second of these programs is Better Money Habits – a partnership of Bank of America and Khan Academy which includes a variety of resources including videos, articles, […]
April 1, 2018

Banzai – More than Tiny Trees

Banzai – More than Tiny Trees Throughout April, we will be celebrating Financial Capability Month by featuring a variety of financial education programs and resources that you can put to use in your classroom right away. The first of these programs is Banzai! No, we’re not talking about the tiny trees but rather a great online financial literacy program. Banzai […]