Save the Date for Jump$tart’s National Educator Conference in Washington DC November 1-3, 2013. Registration will open around Labor Day.
In the meantime this clip, created by the student finalists in the 2012 ABA Education Foundation’s “Lights, Camera, Save!” student contest, shows the highlights from the 2012 conference.
Visit Jumpstart.org for details on the conference devoted entirely to the teaching of personal finance in grades K-12.
Understanding Fiscal Responsibility from the Teachers College at Columbia University is a curriculum for teaching about the federal budget, national debt and budget deficit. A great resource for research, teacher resources, games and curriculum.
The Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis offers a podcast series for high school students. The videos discuss economics, banking, and monetary policy and how they affect the everyday choices students make. http://www.stlouisfed.org/education_resources/economic-lowdown-podcast-series
The American Institute of CPAs provides tools and guidance of talking to children about money. www.360financialliteracy.org The site also provides information for specific life stages such as tweens & teens, college students, couple, and parents and children just to cite several. Regardless of your audience this may be of interest.