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Preparing Students for College and Careers
Discover the latest research on the quality of jobs in the labor market, as well as data about skills needed for “good jobs” and higher-paying career paths. We will investigate workforce equity, as well as new classroom materials tied to entrepreneurship, rising college costs, careers in children’s literature, and businesses linked to Negro Leagues baseball.
My Papi Has a Motorcycle
Based on a children's book, this lesson highlights Spanish-language and Hispanic culture, as well as immigration, through a story about a little girl who recognizes the businesses and types of jobs in her community and how they have changed.
The Night Worker
This lesson, based on a children's story, will introduce students to productive resources related to certain jobs and how human capital helps workers perform their jobs.
Cash, Cards, Mobile, Oh My! How We Pay in the 21st Century
Register now to attend Federal Reserve Education’s April 20 Financial Literacy Month webinar.
Isabel's Car Wash
Students are introduced to the roles of entrepreneur and investor in the context of starting a business through the book, Isabel’s Car Wash. After discussing the story, students are divided into entrepreneur and investor groups for a business start-up.
Becoming a Conscious Consumer Infographic
Help kids practice conscious spending and understand how money is a scarce commodity using these money smart tips.
Students listen to the story of Ruby and Max, bunnies that go shopping and make spending decisions. They learn about short-term and long-term savings goals. After a goal-sorting activity, students choose and illustrate their own savings goal.
Economics and the Olympics
These discussion questions and short activities, based on economic concepts from the Fifty Nifty Econ Concept Cards, can help use the Olympics as a springboard for economic discussions.
Entrepreneurs and Inventions
Students learn about child inventors and then create their own invention to improve their everyday lives. They are introduced to entrepreneurship and choose the target audience and price for their invention, as well as illustrate it for a classroom book.
Girl Scout Budgeting Savvy
In this lesson, scouts will start their visit with a lesson centered on their Savvy Shopping and Money Manager journeys. Here they will learn what financial literacy skills it takes to budget and plan for a big trip to the zoo!