The Five Keys To Effective Financial Literacy Instruction

By Dan Kadlec

December 13, 2017

Financial literacy made simple

What are the primary elements of a successful student financial literacy course? According the Center for Financial Literacy at Champlain College, there are five:

Topics must be taught in a course that students are required to take as a graduation requirement.

Teacher training is critical. To effectively educate students about personal finance, we need confident, well-trained educators.

Funding is needed to ensure that these classes are offered to all high school students.

Quality assessments on knowledge and behavior are needed to make sure that the high school classroom personal finance training is working.

Educators need easy access to quality curriculum, lesson plans, calculators, videos, games, applications, activities, projects, case studies, articles and expert volunteer speakers.

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Posted in Latest Research on December, 2017