Introducing an innovative curriculum that will transform your students into Money Savvy Kids.
It's sure to be one of the most popular units with your students and their parents!
Helping your students develop good personal finance skills cannot begin too early. Money Savvy Generation, the pioneer in developing basic personal finance curriculum for elementary grades, now offers age appropriate instructional materials for all of the elementary years. The 5-level curriculum has a spiral construct that continually reinforces and builds on previously introduced concepts.
Our material aligns with Common Core State Standards, National Jump$tart Coalition Standards and NCTM (National Council
of Math Teachers) standards and expectations in these critical
areas: problem solving, reasoning and proof, communication, connection,
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Teachers Were Asking, "What's Next?"
This multi-level curriculum grew out of the highly acclaimed 8 lesson series that was introduced in 2002 and was quickly adopted in one or more elementary school districts in 26 states. The original curriculum featured the now famous interactive teaching tool, the Money Savvy Pig piggy bank.
From the outset, teachers began requesting additional material beyond the original 8 lessons. In response to that demand, we developed a five level curriculum with instructional materials incorporating the same principles that made initial curriculum so popular.
|Complete Instructional Materials||No lesson plans are needed. Just read it through once and begin to teach. Everything is scripted for you.|
|Interactive Materials and Hands-On Activities||The Money Savvy Pig piggy bank, a Parents' Choice Gold Award winner in 2002, remains the unifying theme that makes basic personal finance come alive for young children.|
|Streamlined Classroom Time Requirement||Just six hours for Levels C through E (broken into 45 minute increments). Just one and one half hours for Levels A and B (broken into 10 minute increments)|
|Alignment With State Standards||This curriculum aligns to the math, reading and economics standards (within the social studies track) in all 50 states for grades 1-5.|
|Cross Curriculum Feature||Money Savvy Kids Curriculum reinforces other important skills such as reading, writing, economics, science, music and art.|
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Click here to hear the Money Savvy Kids song that you can teach your class. (MP3 format. Feel free to burn to a CD!)
Click here to see the academic research confirming the effectiveness of the curriculum.