Surface Area Lesson Plan: Geometry and Measurement

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*Click to open and customize your own copy of the Surface Area Lesson Plan. This lesson accompanies the BrainPOP topic Surface Area, and supports the standard of solving real-life and mathematical ...

Graphs Lesson Plan: Measurement and Data

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*Click to open and customize your own copy of the Graphs Lesson Plan.  This lesson accompanies the BrainPOP topic Graphs, and addresses standards about displaying data on graphs and understanding t...

Compound Interest Pitfalls

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In this activity, students discover the power of compound interest and learn how to avoid costly pitfalls.   ...

How Do I Budget? Lesson Guide

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Click to download this Lesson Guide that challenges students to track and evaluate spending habits and expenses, determine priorities and financial goals, explain how a budget can help achieve those g...

Money Magic Reflection Worksheet

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Click to download this Reflection Worksheet (plus Teacher Tips) for Money Magic, a game that challenges students to take on the role of  the magician Enzo's budgeting manager.  Students learn to budge...

Money Magic Game Trailer

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This trailer features a quick overview of Money Magic, a game in which students take on the role of Enzo the magician’s budgeting manager.  Student learn to budget wisely and watch the profits from En...

Shady Sam Loan Agreement Activity

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In this activity, students examine details of a payday loan agreement to understand its various components. Then, they answer questions using the agreement.    ...

Shady Sam Video Teacher Tip

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Next Gen Personal Finance (NGPF) Fellow Amanda Volz explains how she uses the interactive finance game Shady Sam in her classroom. Watch for some great tips on how to implement and modify this resourc...

Shady Sam Reflection Worksheet

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Click to download this Reflection Worksheet for Shady Sam, a game that challenges students to take on the role of a loan shark, using strategies to maximize their profits at the expense of their borro...

Creature Caverns Teacher Guide

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Click to download this Teacher Guide for Creature Caverns, a flexible, sandbox-style game that challenges students to analyze patterns in tables and graphs. Adaptable for grades 4-7, students create a...