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Next Gen Personal Finance

Next Gen Personal Finance is a nonprofit dedicated to financial literacy, and policy advocacy to bring financial literacy into the middle school or high school classroom. They have excellent content on just about any topic related to financial literacy, including an online Banking Simulator, and usually have effective lessons attached. Many materials are also available for teaching English Language Learners. Read More

Save the Food! A Food Waste Prevention Course

This resource provides five lesson plans and resources regarding preventing food waste. Wasted food costs money and harms the environment. This course explains basic concepts of food waste prevention and provides easy tips for students to follow, while offering useful and relevant English language exercises, money-saving tips, and skills for being a thoughtful citizen. Read More

Federal Reserve Education – Navigating Systems

This is an excellent resource for teaching financial literacy and personal finance skills. The collection can be searched using keywords or by applying filters for audience, type, topic, or standards. No account is needed to access all the resources. Read More


EconEdLink offers free economic and personal finance lesson materials for all levels of students. The lessons include a teacher and student version and are designed to be delivered in a variety of formats and classroom settings. Lessons can be searched by resource type, economic concept/subject, and by standards. In addition to lessons, EconEdLink offers computer-based interactive lessons and a number of videos and a comprehensive glossary to reinforce content. Read More

Federal Reserve Education

Federal Reserve Education is a repository of free lesson plans, classroom activities, and other economics-related resources that have been collected from the education departments of the various Federal Reserve bank branches in the United States. The resources have been compiled and developed for use in the elementary, secondary, and adult leveled classrooms, and can be searched by audience, type of activity, topics, and standards. In addition to downloadable lesson plans, teachers can access infographics, videos, podcasts, and topical articles related to economics. Read More