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Teaching Financial Responsibility

Summer jobs are around the corner - what do students know about finances and money management?

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Explore resources from PBS LearningMedia that educators can bank on to teach these all-important life skills! Videos from PBS Digital Studio's new show Two Cents kickstart an important conversation on topics including debt, part-time jobs, grocery shopping, and students' roles in the global economy.

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Taxes--Where Does Your Money Go?
Grades: 9-13+
Summer jobs are just around the corner for many students, and questions about taxes will inevitably come up as many young earners receive their first paycheck: Why does the government tax citizens? Where does that money go and how much does each citizen pay in taxes? Explore all this and more in this lesson plan. Discover More

Estimating a Profit from a Job
Grades: 5-8
Estimation and rounding are practices adults use every day when making purchases. Help students explore these principals in this lesson plan. Discover More

Arthur: Money Math Activity
Grades: PreK-4
From lemonade stands to saving money from a birthday card, financial literacy starts young! Introduce young students to the value of different coins with sorting and math activities. Discover More

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