TEACHING MATH AND MONEY TO SECONDARY & ELEMENTARY STUDENTS AND THEIR PARENTS
Money School Canada has financial literacy educational programs for anyone interested in helping young people to develop the money management skills and knowledge they need to be successful. Helping young people to learn about money doesn't have to be complicated or boring! Whether you are an elementary teacher looking for a financial literacy co-curricular classroom program, a principal interested in giving teenage students a comprehensive introduction to real-world essentials like saving, smart spending, budgeting, borrowing and credit cards or you are a parent interested in tips and tools to help your children to develop this essential life skill you can count on Money School Canada to deliver.
We have worked with thousands of students of all ages, with parents, teachers and with youth transitioning to independence to take the mystery out of money. Our unique, innovative teaching approach, in-depth content, proven program effectiveness and the quality, knowledge and professionalism of our facilitators sets us apart. Money School Canada brings innovative and highly engaging financial literacy workshops right into your classroom, cafeteria, library or gym! In the classroom, students are introduced to the essentials of personal money management in a hands-on, fun and memorable format. Our Moneyi$t in the School workshops provide students with a plain language introduction to key money vocabulary, concepts and practices that serve as a foundation for curriculum integration through the year [and throughout your student's lives]. Parent seminars are available for groups interested in teaching money lessons at home while supporting math curriculum expected learning outcomes. Money School Canada is an official TDSB Educational Partner. The Moneyi$t in the School™ in-class workshop program has been endorsed by the Toronto District School Board Financial Literacy Steering Committee.
- MONEYI$T IN THE SCHOOL™ IN-CLASS WORKSHOPS FOR ELEMENTARY STUDENTS Money School Canada’s half-day workshop for elementary students is the most comprehensive program available in Canada. Curriculum compatible and tailored by grade learning outcomes are maximized with minimal sacrifice of precious in-class time. Students learn about money and how basic math fits in to their daily lives. Moneyi$t workshops are interactive, engaging, entertaining and fun. Skits, role-play and real-life reenactments are combined with hands-on activities to teach money management essentials including goal setting, smart spending, saving, banking, budgeting, borrowing, and credit cards and leave students with improved knowledge and confidence in their ability to make good money choices in the future.On average teachers rate the Moneyi$t program a 9+ out of 10.
- MONEYI$T IN THE SCHOOL™ ASSEMBLY PROGRAM FOR GRADE 7 & 8 STUDENTS Money School Canada offers a 75-minute assembly program that covers 'need to know' information about personal finance that benefits students as they move on to high school, start to be responsible for their own money choices and learn to manage their money to their best advantage. Money management essentials are covered including saving, budgeting, smart spending, and borrowing.
HIGH SCHOOL PROGRAMS
- ASSEMBLY PROGRAMS FOR SECONDARY STUDENTS Money School Canada offers the MONEYI$T IN THE SCHOOL™ 75-minute assembly program that covers 'need to know' information about personal finance that will benefit grads that are moving on to post-secondary as well as those who have opted to join the work force right after high school. Money management essentials are covered including saving, budgeting, smart spending, and borrowing. Attendees appreciate learning how credit cards work, how banks make money, about the options they have to correct a deficit budget, the real cost of using pay day lenders, the importance of credit ratings, and how important it is to `pay yourself first`.The assembly is geared to audiences of about 250 students making it a very cost efficient way to give your students critical information that will help them avoid common mistakes often made by young money management novices.
IN-CLASS 'FINANCIAL BASICS' WORKSHOPS FOR SECONDARY STUDENTS For smaller groups of high school students Money School Canada offers a 2.5 hour MONEYI$T IN THE SCHOOL™ in-class workshop that covers money management essentials while allowing for a more personal, interactive student experience. Funny, engaging, high-energy and jammed packed with useful information this program is tailored specifically to help teens to make more informed money choices as they progress through high school and beyond. Students are engaged through a variety of instructional techniques including hands-on activities, skits and role play. Professional financial literacy instructors encourage rich, in-class dialogue that improve financial literacy knowledge, skill and confidence.
PARENT PROGRAMS – ELEMENTARY & SECONDARY
- MONEY MENTOR$™ WORKSHOP FOR PARENTS A 90-minute evening seminar that provides plain-language information, strategies, tips and tools tailored to help parents to support youth financial literacy education and to take advantage of in-home opportunities where math skills can be applied to real-life, money management situations. Learning to use math in the real world can be truly inspirational for students. The Money Mentor$ Workshop provides practical, easy and effective ideas about ways that parents can help young people to develop the financial literacy knowledge, skill and confidence they need to manage money well. Money Mentor$ is a PRO Grant eligible program.
Contact: Tricia Barry, Executive Director, Money School Canada Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Phone: 416-932-1300/ Cell: 416-804-9110
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