Financial Literacy Month
At CEE, every month is Financial Literacy Month, but we’re happy there’s a dedicated month for the rest of the country to celebrate! This April, we have ideas for you on how you can celebrate Financial Literacy Month, whether you’re a teacher, a student, or just want to get financially savvy!
Personal Finance Bootcamp
April 4th 9:00 a.m. ET to 4:00 p.m. ET
Kick off the month at our free bootcamp where you’ll get expert training on teaching earning income, saving, budgeting and related subtopics. Our instructors will provide resources, strategies and sample lessons for teaching these concepts in a synchronous or asynchronous setting.
Engaging Lesson Plans in 6 Areas of Knowledge
Come to Twitter and Facebook, to discover free lesson plans on the most important concepts of personal finance from our free teacher resource, EconEdLink. We offer lessons for elementary, middle, and high school grade levels. Here’s our schedule by topic:
Week of April 3: Earning Income
Week of April 10: Saving and Investing
Week of April 17: Spending and Budgeting
Week of April 24: Managing Credit and Risk
Check in every week!
Interactive Personal Finance Question of the Day
Check out CEE’s Instagram story everyday in April for our personal finance quiz. You’ll be a personal finance wiz by the end of the month!
Invest in Girls Financial Foundations Classes
Invest in Girls wants you to feel confident about money matters! IIG offers courses tailored to teen girls that teach you the basics of personal finance, how to invest money, how to build your professional skills, and teach you about career opportunities in finance. Each course takes place online after school and is free to attend. See all courses here.
National Personal Finance Practice Case Study
Students who are signed up to compete in the National Personal Finance Challenge can use this as an opportunity to practice their case study skills before finals. Students will prepare a practice case study and volunteer judges will hear their presentations and give constructive feedback on their presentation based on a rubric and NPFC scoring guidelines.
Family Financial Fun Packs
CEE’s Family-At-Home Financial Fun Pack is a curated set of materials well suited for families to enjoy on their own. Click here to explore family activities, games, worksheets, and suggested books for children or adults.
We need your help! If your state is missing a personal finance requirement, use these resources to find your voice and join our action network.
How are you celebrating?
Share your Financial Literacy Month plans with us on social by using the hashtag #FinLitMonth