Money as You Learn provides teachers with Common Core aligned texts, lessons, and tasks that connect the Common Core to real-life applications while also equipping students with the knowledge needed to make smart financial decisions.
Money as You Learn shows:
- The specific mathematics standards for which tasks and lessons using personal finance content can engage students and strengthen learning;
- The Personal Finance Big Ideas appropriate for Grade 3-5 students such as understanding costs and benefits of financial decisions and seeing the value of delayed gratification;
- Mathematical tasks, sorted by Standard and by Personal Finance Big Ideas, that illustrate key shifts called for by the Standards, including application of knowledge in real-world settings.