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Teacher Resources

Find support for building a strong financial education curriculum.

Financial Education Resources for Teachers

At OnPoint, we understand that with the addition of remote learning, creating lesson plans that engage your students while meeting various requirements is more challenging than ever.

With this in mind, we’ve created a destination specifically for teachers with helpful resources* needed to teach financial education.

Get started with these professional development webinars.

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Economics in Children's Literature

Grades K-5

Use two popular children’s books to teach savings goals and economic concepts to young children. Teachers will learn interactive activities to help early learners understand the importance of savings goals.

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Everyday Opportunities

Grades K-5

In this webinar, teachers will learn how to teach students critical thinking skills using a progressive matching game and use children’s literature to teach decision-making, opportunity cost, and consequences of choices.

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Explore Essential Financial Challenges

Grades 6-8

Games are used to focus on themes of managing money, banking and saving, debt, plastic money, credit scores and investing. Teachers can also help explain the meaning of key budgeting terms.

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Personal Finance Fun and Games

Grades 6-8

Learn about five original, interactive activities and games that teachers of middle and high school students can use to teach essential financial literacy concepts including insurance, credit scores, earning an income, budgeting and investing.

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Personal Finance in Algebra 1 & 2

Grades 9-12

Use storytelling to engage students and tie Algebra and Algebra 2 content to personal finance and economics concepts involved in responsible “adulting”. Themes covered include supply and demand, basic taxes and checking vs. savings accounts.

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Managing Your Money

Grades 9-12

Apply the concepts of cost and benefit analysis to the budget-making process, while explaining factors such as disposable income, variable expense, fixed expense, balanced budget and net worth.


Find even more resources structured with the consideration of state standards and required competencies to help you build your lesson plan.

  • Outline of the State of OregonOregon Education Standards

    If you’re an educator in Oregon, click here for financial education resources designed to fit the State of Oregon high school financial literacy standards.

  • Outline of the State of WashingtonWashington Education Standards

    If you’re an educator in Washington, click here for financial education resources designed to fit the different K-12 financial literacy competency requirements developed by the State of Washington.


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