Workshop Description

Financial Fitness for Life – New Edition

Are your students prepared to make sound economic decisions in the ways of income, spending, saving, borrowing, investing and managing money? Financial Fitness for Life 3rd Edition helps teachers prepare students for life beyond the classroom by presenting materials based on real-world concepts in a way that reinforces learning through practice.

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Virginia Commonwealth University Center for Economic Education

Jan 21, 2021 - Jan 28, 2021
Thursday, January 21, 3:30-5:30
Thursday, January 28, 3:30-5:30

Registration Deadline: January 21, 2021
Grade Level: High School, Middle School
Potential Recertification Credits: 4

The new Third Edition of Financial Fitness for Life (FFFL) 9-12 Teacher’s Edition provides:

  • Completely up-to-date content that includes real-world situations
  • All content is aligned to national economics and personal finance standards
  • All student resources, including slides and exercises from lesson plans are made available on EconEdLink’s FFFL 9-12 Collection
  • Coming soon: Lesson plan activities delivered through educational technology tools, including Kahoot! and Quizlet, ready for you to use for free in EconEdLink’s FFFL 9-12 collection

This session will help you teach personal finance online or in the classroom. FFFL allows you to measure your students’ progress across four areas of personal finance: earning an income, saving, spending and credit, and money management. Between these four themes there are 22 lessons, each focusing on a different topic and ranging in length from one 45-minute period to a week’s worth of classroom experience.

All attendees of this 3-hour evening session will receive a free FFFL lesson plan book (retail price is $40). Participants will take part in active lesson demonstrations while they network and build relationships with other teachers of personal finance and economics.


Additional Information:

The session will be designed for teachers of Economics and Personal Finance (EPF), but others are welcome to attend. Space is limited.

This workshop and the accompanying materials are made available to teachers through the generous support of the Charles Schwab Foundation and the Council for Economic Education.

Instructor: Stephen Day

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