financial literacy

Financial literacy is an understanding of money management including personal finance, investing, and budgeting. Curriculum resources including financial literacy curriculum units that integrate the use of Microsoft Excel or Google Sheets into learning.

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Popular Spreadsheet Lesson Plans for Grades 3-5

TechnoKids has spreadsheet lesson plans for Grades 3-5. These are a welcome addition to school curriculum. Not only because they are project-based, but also because they include helpful resources for classroom, digital literacy, and STEM teachers. The TechnoKids projects, apply a problem-solving model. By completing the assignments, students learn data analysis techniques. As well, they …

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Bake Sale Fun – Real-World Spreadsheet Lessons for Kids

Engage learners with fun spreadsheet lessons for Google Sheets or Excel. In TechnoSales, elementary students plan a bake sale fundraiser. This real-world scenario allows children ages 8-12 to investigate practical solutions to a realistic problem. Throughout the activities, they become actively involved in developing a viable plan to raise funds. It might be for a …

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Entrepreneurship Activities – TechnoEntrepreneur

Michalitsa’s Top TechnoKids Pick Hello from Greece! This month’s TechnoKids top pick is from Michalitsa Papasotiriou. Michalitsa’s favorite technology project is TechnoEntrepreneur. In TechnoEntrepreneur, middle school students launch a restaurant venture. While learning about entrepreneurship, they develop their business concept, raise seed money, track earnings, and promote the opportunity to others. NOTE: This title was …

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Why Not Use Paint?

It is simple and has been around for a long time. Microsoft Paint is an effective and surprisingly powerful tool for the classroom. There are many more capable graphic editors and drawing programs available. But Paint is free and available as it is found in every Windows Start menu in the Accessories folder. It’s also …

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