October 1, 2017 to November 16, 2017
Offered by Teachers College, Columbia University and underwritten by a generous grant from Joyce B. Cowin, a Teachers College Trustee and alumna. Learn to use the case study method to teach your high school-aged students financial literacy. Engage them as problem solvers in some of the most compelling dramas and dilemmas of personal money management.
Financial Literacy Institute
TC Cowin Financial Literacy Summer Institute for High School Teachers*
Held on the Teachers College campus, the Institute consists of a series of collaborative and interactive workshops on personal finance with explicit ties to standards and curricula. Participants learn from content area experts and work with colleagues to create customized instructional materials to support students in making good choices about budgeting, saving, investing, consumption, and borrowing. Stay tuned for news of the 2018 Institute.
*An initiative of Teachers College, Columbia University in partnership with the Federal Reserve Bank of New York and Working in Support of Education (w!se), sponsored by Joyce B. Cowin, Trustee, Teachers College.
Free Classroom Materials for Teaching Financial Literacy to High School Students
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