What it’s about
There’s more to financial literacy than personal finance and money management. This fun student workbook has 17 easy to understand chapters covering such important topics as the evolution of money, the rise of capitalism, venture capital, startups, intellectual property, securities and stock markets, wealth disparity, and global free trade agreements.
What students will learn
Students explore commerce and the origins of money and capitalism, the traits of innovators, R&D, market sectors and industries, securities, IPOs, currency around the globe, virtual currency, the gold standard, fiat money, and much more. Students learn about 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, projects and assessments included. Links to highly relevant videos and other resources supplement chapter content.