3 Simple Ways to Teach Children the Importance of Money
Money is a huge part of our lives and its value should be diligently taught to our children. Teach children the importance of money with these 3 tips!
Math and Poetry ("Smart" by Shel Silverstein, money lessons)
Have you ever considered combining math and poetry? You might join a friend and read Math Talk: Mathematical Ideas in Poems for Two Voices ...
Money sorting mat!
Money, money, money!! Money is the name of the game in math right now. For the 3rd quarter, our district requires that the students be able to identify the four main coins- penny, nickel, dime and quarter. While we review coins daily during our calendar time, I wanted to make extra sure that the kids had a good grasp on the coin names before moving on any further. I was looking though my files when BAM, there it was!! I found some great money sorting mats that I printed off last year after…
I love teaching money. It is so much fun -- and a very high interest area for the kids. I love that money lends itself so well to so many math workstations and small group activities. We spend about a month on money -- introducing all four coins, counting and making combinations. Don't get me wrong, we could buzz through the coins in a week. But, it's a great unit and the length of it really emphasizes mastery. Three years ago, my teammates and I spend three days of professional development…
How Do Ordinary Americans Spend Their Money?
See two graphs that show how we spend our money today, and how our spending patterns have changed since 1949.
E is for Explore!
783 original hands-on activities for kids (as well as a compiled archive of ideas from all over the web) with a strong focus on inquiry, design thinking, problem-solving skills, imaginative / creative thinking, nature, drama, learning with movement, music, arts integration and PLAY! - Creative Genius Kids! - for teachers and homeschoolers
Financial Literacy 2012
Millionaire Corner surveys investors to obtain insights into their financial needs and preferences. Research is conducted in partnership with Spectrem
Learning Why We Need Jobs
This week we have been talking all about jobs and why it is important for us to have jobs or why we need to have jobs. We have read lots of ...