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FLPP

Financial Literacy Promotion Project
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Blake Parsons

on 2 March 2013

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Transcript of FLPP

Below the surface Goal: To introduce fun and interactive activities that would teach students in our district key financial literacy skills and expand the financial skills in our community. Bunny Money Bunny Money is a book by Rosemarie Wells, a well known children's author Planet Orange Planet Orange is a virtual online website that takes children through a space adventure in finances Financially Literate Citizens Financial Literacy Promotion Project By: Carter Harms, Blake Parsons, Brandon Bodine The programs to promote financial literacy Grades 1-5
Bunny Money
Planet Orange Grades 6-8
Payday
Financial Football
The Game of Life Grades 9-12
Virtual Business
Personal Finance
Speaker Presentation Teaches:
- Financial planning
- Saving accounts
-Credit and debit cards
- Stocks and investing What the students loved the most:
Ability to customize their character and their spaceship Why the activity was successful:
Entertaining, Informative, Simple Financial Football Financial Football is a online game that quizzes students on their financial knowledge Teaches:
-Financial terms
- Money management Why this activity was successful:
Competitive, Visual, Relateable What the students loved the most:
Competing with their classmates The Game of Life Teaches:
- Jobs available
- Value of saving
- Advantages of higher education
-Smart financial decisions Why this activity was successful:
Interactive, Exciting, and Competitive What the students loved the most:
Allowed them to view the many ways to make profit Payday What the students loved the most:
Ability to benefit from the decisions they made The Game of Life is a board game that allows students to make futuristic financial decisions Payday is a board game that demonstrates multiple financial scenarios and the pros and cons of the monetary decisions students make Teaches:
- Value of insurance
- Buying and selling stocks
- Loans
- Gambling with money Why this activity was successful:
Interactive, Competitive, Creative Speaker Presentation Our speaker came in and talked to AMHS students about budgeting, debt, and other important financial information What the students loved the most:
Concept of "free money" and gift giveaways Taught:
-Dangers of credit
- Credit and Debit cards
- Debt
-Budgeting
-College planning Why this activity was successful:
Humorous, Interactive, Informative Virtual Business Personal Finance Virtual Business Personal Finance is a computer simulation that teaches high school students a myriad of financial skills Teaches:
- Budgeting
-Post high school education
-Time management
- Wise financial decisions What the students loves the most:
Ability to customize their avatars lifestyle in order to earn the most money possible Why this activity was successful:
Engaging, Suspenseful, Instructive Financial skills gained
(Elementary school students) -Value of money -Saving -Allowances Cost *Bunny Money....................................$7.75 per book
Planet Orange.............................................$0
Financial Football........................................$0
The Game of Life..........................................$22 per game
Payday.........................................................$18 per game
Speaker Presentation.................................$0 (courtesy of Key Bank)
Virtual Business Personal Finance.............$1,750 (unlimited concurrent user program) -Opportunities to earn money -Rewards of saving -Banking -Savings accounts -Planning ahead -Bargains Financial skills gained (Middle school students) -Part time job awareness -Investing in stocks -Setting financial goals -Understanding inflation -Loans -Gambling -Forms of payment Financial Skills gained
(High school students) -Creating a budget -Giving charitably -Cost of living -Taxes -Allocating funds -Credit score -Finances after high-school Estimated total cost:..................$3840.50 Benefit There are 14,500 students in the district who will gain financial knowledge through this curriculum! They will share their this knowledge with their family members letting this financial project reach an estimated...
29,000 people!!! That's 40% of Auburn's population Financially Literate Citizen Superintendent Meeting Goal: To discuss the possibility of implementing these 7 programs into the school district curriculum - Talked about how many people this simply implemented program would influence and the value of the program Estimated total cost: $3840.00 Chapter Involvement -Brainstorming -Testing games and activities Problem -Our community has an average income, but extremely high retail spending -Vital that we teach financial literacy skills to people in our community -Promoting our campaign to students at our school Teaches:
-Value of money
-Rewards of saving
-Dangers of spending
-Better spending habits
-Wants vs. needs Why the activity was successful: Engaging, Imaginative, Entertaining What the students loved the most:
Finding the difference between wants and needs
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