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1 1 Jump$tart Personal Finance Clearinghouse “Charting the Course for Financial Literacy” Anne Bannister September 27, 2010

2 2 A Program of the Jump$tart Coalition for Personal Financial Literacy th Street NW, Suite 300 Washington D.C

3 3 It’s a virtual library A tool to help people find personal finance materials Free access to database Over 800 titles 350 free titles Many can be downloaded instantly

4 4 Topics Keyed to Jump$tart National Standards National Standards in K–12 Personal Finance Education With Benchmarks, Knowledge Statements, and Glossary 2007 edition 4 th, 8 th and 12 th Grade Students

5 5 Key Content Areas Financial Responsibility and Decision Making Income and Careers Money Management Credit and Debt Risk Management and Insurance Saving and Investing

6 6 Clearinghouse – A teaching tool “Find and evaluate financial information from a variety of sources.” National Standards In K-12, 2007

7 7 Clearinghouse on the Web Average 48,000 page views/month

8 8 Clearinghouse Options Search the Clearinghouse Search Browse the Clearinghouse Browse Review the List of Free MaterialsFree Materials Provide feedback to stafffeedback Submit materials to the Clearinghouse Submit materials

9 9 Clearinghouse Search Search by Keyword only: Search Search by Title only: Search Search by Provider only: Search and...

10 10 You Can Narrow Your Search Suggested Keywords Grade Level Target Users Special Needs (hearing, sight, reading) Resource Type Language

11 11 Sort Results of your search Price (free to most expensive) Publication Date (most recent entries first) Alphabetical by title (default)

12 AFSAEF MoneySKILL, Internet Personal Finance Course Resource Type: Comprehensive curriculum, Online learning Price: FREE MoneySKILL, an online course in personal finance, is a highly interactive, reality-based internet curriculum. Its purpose is to teach students to make informed financial decisions. The course consists of 34 "How to" modules on income, money management, spending, credit, saving and investing. Each module is designed to be approximately 40 minutes in length and includes interactive quizzes to measure student learning. MoneySKILL includes two life simulation activities which ask students what they expect to get out of life….>> More details 12

13 13 Order Materials or Download Jump$tart does not distribute Clearinghouse materials. Contact the provider of the titles you select. Or download from Web when available.

14 14 Find Ordering Information Click on the title of the resource See detailed search results Scroll down to “How to Access or Order Resource”

15 15 Detailed Information Title of publication Publication Year Description & Grade Level Type of Material Provider & Price (or Free) Ordering Information

16 How to Access or Order Resource Resource Web Address: Provider Web Address: address to order resource: Phone number to order resource: Provided by: AFSA Education Foundation th Street NW, Washington, DC

17 17 Submit a Resource for Review Click on SUBMIT MATERIALS on Clearinghouse first page (Red arrow) Search the ClearinghouseSearch Browse the ClearinghouseBrowse Review the List of Free MaterialsFree Materials Provide feedback to Clearinghouse Stafffeedback Submit materials to the ClearinghouseSubmit materials

18 18 Educational Materials Review Checklist YesNoSomewhatNot Applicable 1. Materials address one or more of the National Personal Finance Standards provided by the Jump$tart Coalition. Click here to review the Standards.Click here 2. The materials clearly identify the name and contact information of the source, but do not promote a specific brand or provider. 3. Publication date and any copyright restrictions, if any, are clearly stated. 4. Materials are objective in content and tone, providing accurate and current information.

19 19 5. Materials may be generic or reflect diversity in areas such as race, gender and income. 6. The language, reading level and writing style are appropriate for the targeted users. 7. The price, if any, is reasonable when compared to similar resources. 8. Teaching guides include learning objectives, lesson plans, activities and tools for measuring student learning. Checklist, continued

20 20 A Disclaimer Inclusion in the database does not constitute endorsement of the materials. Implied endorsement by Jump$tart may not be used in any way to advertise the materials.

21 21 Clearinghouse - Summary Free access to database Over 800 titles 350 free titles Updated annually Resources Address Standards in K-12 Personal Finance Education

22 22 Check out the Clearinghouse

23 23 A Program of the Jumpstart Coalition for Personal Financial Literacy th Street NW, Suite 300 Washington D.C

24 24 For Further information Anne Bannister, Manager Jump$tart Personal Finance Clearinghouse 612 North Main Street Ann Arbor, MI Cell:


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