Children will learn about earning income, buying goods and services, saving money and using loans.
In this dynamic fun filled course, students engage in designing engineering solutions, setting up a business and analyzing data. While doing so, they experience strategic and critical thinking about managing money.
Participants learn how to generate an income working in a job and setting up a business. Then, they learn about how to be smart spenders of money – they set up a budget, evaluate needs vs. wants and make financial trade-offs. They learn about loans, loan terms, interest rates and their risks and benefits.
National Standards of Financial Literacy: Earning Income; Buying Goods and Services; Using Credit; Saving. Common Core Mathematical Practices: Make sense of problems and persevere in solving them; Reason abstractly and quantitatively; Construct viable argument and critique the reasoning of others; Model with mathematics; Look for and make use of structure. Common Core English Language Arts Standards: Comprehension and Collaboration; Presentation of Knowledge and Ideas. Information and Technology Essential Standards (ITES): Technology as a Tool.
Afterschool Camp Or Classes