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Financial Literacy

Course Number: C201 /
Category: Mathematics /
Credits: 2.5 /
Recommended Grades: 9,10,11,12 /
Level: College Prep /
Length: Quarter /
Description: The goal of the Financial Literacy course is to teach students about basic finance concepts and how to use these concepts to make wise financial decisions and promote financial well-being over their lifetime. Students study topics such as modern banking, budgeting, income and employment, consumer skills, credit and debit, insurance, investment, renting versus buying property, fraud protection, financing higher education and entrepreneurship. Throughout the course, students will navigate through an online learning platform Everfi which includes interactive lessons, real-world scenarios, self-reflection activities, teacher generated assessments, final exam, and an entrepreneurial based performance task. Everfi modules will include; Venture, Money Moves, Marketplaces, Pathways, and Financial Money Suite. Everfi offers supplemental teaching materials to be used at the teachers discretion to best meet the needs of all students.

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