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Money Habitudes for Teens

Publisher: LifeWise
Web Address: http://www.moneyhabitudes.com
Contact: Syble Solomon
Target Grades: 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Program Cost: Classroom Special: set of 30 decks of cards, teacher guide and a link for free downloads of activities can be used as is or adapted for presentations, assignments, handouts and classroom activities.
Training Available: Yes
Clock Hours Available: Yes
Format: Book, Web-based, Manipulatives
Lesson Structure: Stand-alone lessons, Unit lessons, Sequential Lessons
Instructional Hours Required: Stand-Alone Lessons; Unit Lessons; Complete Curriculum; The five lesson plans require a minimum of 45 minutes each. Each lesson plan can stand alone. The main activity where students sort the cards to discover their own habits and attitudes about money is frequently used to begin the unit on finances.
Proof of Effectiveness: Implied
Aligned to Washington State Standards: Yes
Aligned to Jump$tart Standards: No
Additional Publisher Comments: Bulk orders can be discounted further. The cards are a simple toolbox that quickly engage students and are very flexible. Students and teachers frequently comment on how easy they are to use and that the teens like them. The cards are also endorsed by the Institute of Consumer Financial Education and are recommended in Canada for bankruptcy educators.
Curriculum Review Date: June, 2009

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