What it’s about
In this complex and increasingly globalized world, financial literacy requires knowledge of commerce, business, innovation, and entrepreneurship. Such knowledge goes a long way toward building career and employment skills, and the ability to recognize economic opportunity. The 21st Century Student’s Guide to Financial Literacy – Going Global is a fun and unique curriculum with 17 lessons in such important topics as securities and stock markets, venture capital, intellectual property, startups, and global free trade agreements.
What students will learn
Students explore commerce and the origins of money and capitalism, traits of innovators, R&D, market sectors and industries, securities, currency around the globe, virtual currency, the gold standard, fiat money, and much more. Students examine the roles of such powerful institutions as the SEC, USPTO, Federal Reserve Bank, IMF, World Bank, World Trade Organization, G7, G20, and Eurozone, mastering over 250 financial literacy terms and concepts.
Practice activities, classroom slides, vocabulary e-flashcards, and assessments included. Preselected videos and other resources supplement each lesson.