This site has numerous online resources to assist with financial literacy curriculum such as Inflation Busters, a game for secondary students in which they experience life as consumers in a time of inflation; Trade Rules for elementary students and a Bank NOTE-able Canadian. Also available in French,
This site is designed to help teach students in grades 6-12 to manage money wisely. Ideas for Teachers contains lesson plans on budgeting, credit, the stock market, and scarcity, choice and costs.
The City is a resource developed by Financial Consumer Agency of Canada designed to help teach financial literacy to young people. This free resource includes lesson plans, overheads, income, expense and budget handouts, and worksheets. The materials can be downloaded for use in a classroom or used as an online, self-directed version that can be completed virtually anywhere. Basic concepts such as budgeting and savings, credit and debt, and financial planning are included.
Packaged classroom programs and teacher-developed lesson plans by grade (4-12), curriculum tools, and professional development opportunities for teachers will support you in teaching students about money and investing.
This website includes a variety of curriculum-linked resources designed to provide educators with effective strategies to support financial literacy education across the province from Grade 4 to Grade 12. The resources also support ongoing individual and collaborative learning for teachers.
Choices & Decisions, developed by Practical Money Skills Canada, teaches high school students how to set long and short-term personal and financial goals; create and work with a personal budget; identify how and when to use credit; save and invest, understand the basics of banking services and develop character and confidence. Includes free lesson plans, in-class activities, games to engage students.
This report presents the results of the Working Group’s information gathering and consultations about ways to embed financial literacy education in the Ontario curriculum.
These documents support the government’s commitment to make financial literacy a part of every student’s learning from grades 4-12 beginning in September 2011.