The biggest improvement to our new website is the introduction of our Teaching Resource Directory! We've assembled 249 lessons applicable to grades K-12 with more than half of which are FREE. You can filter lessons by grade, subject area, cost and even by the materials required. But, that is not all...our new website also brings with it these added features:

  • More user friendly - simplified design
  • Accessible on any device - reaching a greater audience
  • Improved navigation / structure
  • Fresh updated content
PLEASE WELCOME THE LATEST ADDITIONS TO OUR BOARD!
Dr. Vera Jacobson is passionate about aligning student Career and Technical Education needs with the needs of industry within San Mateo County’s K-14 education system. She obtained a doctorate with a focus on empowering students using 21st Century Skills. She has published her research findings in the International Vocational and Education (IVETA) Journal and California Association of Professors of Educational Administration (CAEPA), “Pedagogical Implementation of 21st Century Skills". She has created workshops for teachers, given talks at local, state, national and international conferences, lobbied at both state and federal levels, was the fellow for California’s CTE Professional organization and participated in the year-long Leadership for Development Institute (LDI) creating a new CTE delivery design for California’s K-12 Educational system. She was published twice in ACTE’s Techniques Magazine, “Power Skills” and her recent article, Equity in Action—Stories from the Field, March 2019.
Sridhar Ramakrishnan is currently the Founder of Arnexa, Inc. – a Silicon Valley start-up focused on providing secure, zero-phishing messaging solutions to governments and businesses that desire trusted and engaged communications with their customers. Prior to Arnexa, Sridhar founded, or was part of, several start-ups. He started his career at Hewlett-Packard where he worked on various engineering and management roles.

Sridhar has a Masters in Computer Science from the University of New Hampshire and a B. Tech in Computer Science from the Indian Institute of Technology, Mumbai, India. Outside of work, Sridhar enjoys reading as well as writing his blog at medium.com/@srid.
Especially during this uncertain time, we are sincerely grateful for our community of supporters.
CALIFORNIA JUMP$TART TEACHING RESOURCES DIRECTORY
By www.cajumpstart.org
Take advantage of our recently published online library of financial education resources for teachers, parents, and anyone committed to financial smarts for students.

FINANCIAL EDUCATION AFFECTS FINANCIAL KNOWLEDGE AND DOWNSTREAM BEHAVIORS
By www.diw.de
Abstract
We study the rapidly growing literature on the causal effects of financial education programs in a meta-analysis of 76 randomized experiments with a total sample size of over 160,000 individuals. The evidence shows that financial education programs have, on average, positive causal treatment effects on financial knowledge and downstream financial behaviors...

For a summary of the findings please view: Key Conclusion - One Pager
"THE MOST IMPORTANT CLASS YOU NEVER HAD" - LIVE SCREENING APRIL 30TH!
By www.ngpf.org
Don't Miss NGPF's Documentary Watch Party & Scholarship Night on April 30th at 5pm PT/8pm ET!

In honor of Financial Literacy Awareness Month, NGPF is awarding $10,000 in student scholarships during a LIVE screening of "The Most Important Class You Never Had"


THURSDAY
APRIL 30, 2020
5pm PT / 8pm ET
2020 CEE SURVEY OF THE STATES
By www.councilforeconed.org
Every two years, the Council for Economic Education (CEE) conducts a comprehensive look into the state of K-12 economic and financial education in the United States, collecting data from all 50 states and the District of Columbia. The biennial Survey of the States serves as an important benchmark for our progress, revealing both how far we’ve come and how far we still have to go.

FINANCIAL LITERACY AND SOCIAL DISTANCING
By www.bankingjournal.aba.com
April is Financial Literacy Month, but with schools closed because of the coronavirus pandemic and social distancing rules in place across the country, bankers are pivoting to video conferencing and virtual formats to deliver financial lessons. Teachers and parents are desperate for virtual education offerings, and bankers have an opportunity to amplify their financial education message more than ever this month.