|Jump to Dual Enrollment Modules (lecture material)
The purpose of this course is to familiarize students with the major financial and economics topics and their usage to plan for the short and long term to have financial stability.
Course Prerequisites and Requirements
FAQs – Answers to common asked questions
The link above contains the free collection of essays by notable economists and writers on the topics we cover in each economics module. Each module references articles from this collection, which will be helpful in supplementing the lectures within the module.
The syllabus is our contract for the course for what I can expect of you as well as what you can expect of me. Print and keep in hand for frequent reference.
Course Introduction (Summer 2020)
|*NOTE: Multiple modules are due at one time, so you will need to plan your time accordingly.|
Additional Resources That Will Help You Apply Concepts
|Practical Money Skills||To help consumers and students of all ages learn the essentials of personal finance, Visa has partnered with leading consumer advocates, educators, and financial institutions to develop the Practical Money Skills program. At practicalmoneyskills.com and whatsmyscore.org, consumers, educators, parents, students and policymakers can access free educational resources, including personal finance articles, games and lesson plans.Practical Money Skills for Life is educator-developed and educator-approved, and the program has reached millions of students across the nation. Visa also works with state and national governments to co-sponsor community-based events such as statewide Financial Football rollouts and the annual Financial Literacy and Education Summit.
-practicalmoneyskills.com web page
|TheMint.org|| Launched in 1997, the site provides tools to help parents as well as educators teach children to manage money wisely and develop good financial habits: the building blocks for a secure future. Given the current rate of savings and debt in America, this is a lesson that desperately needs to be learned.
-themint.org web page
|Career Information||This is a guide to career information about hundreds of occupations. Information includes various fields, occupations in those fields, degree requirements, median pay, prospects as well as related field suggestions.|
|Financial Literacy Activities||Finance in the Classroom introduces financial literacy concepts into comprehensive online resources.|
|Financial Football|| Give your financial knowledge a workout with the the latest version of Financial Football, a fast-paced, NFL-themed video game developed by Visa. Test your money management skills by answering financial questions that allow you to move down the field and score touchdowns. Are you warmed up and ready to compete?
-Financial Football website
|Financial Soccer|| Put your financial skills to the test with the new 2014 FIFA World Cup™ Brazil-branded version of Visa’s fast-paced, multiple-choice question game. The updated game, which features improved graphics and additional questions, tests players’ money management skills as they advance down the field and try to score. Educators can use the study modules to help students get ready for gameplay.
-Financial Soccer website
|360 Degrees of Financial Literacy|| 360 Degrees of Financial Literacy is a FREE PROGRAM of the nation’s certified public accountants to help Americans understand their personal finances through every stage of life.
-360 Degrees website