Money Math: Lessons for Life

From site:  Money Math: Lessons for Life is a four-lesson curriculum supplement designed for students, grades 7-9, who will learn math concepts using real-life examples from personal finance. The 86-page book features a teacher’s guide with lesson plans, reproducible activity pages, and teaching tips. A teacher needs only one copy of Money Math to teach several classes of students.

Free to teachers, Money Math was developed by the Center for Entrepreneurship and Economic Education at the University of Missouri – St. Louis, in accordance with national school mathematics standards. The lessons were tested in Missouri schools, receiving excellent reviews. Expertise in personal finance is not required for teachers to use Money Math in the classroom; questions and answers are clearly provided in the book.

It is important that we make financial education a priority, and provide our kids with the knowledge and skills they need to manage their money, stay out of debt, and save for retirement. For five years, teachers have used Money Math: Lessons for Life in core mathematics classes, helping promote financial literacy among students nationwide.