CEE Introduces Common Core Resource for Teachers Correlating New National Standards with Financial Literacy Lessons
CEE’s New Resource Helps Educators Teach Financial Literacy and Meet Common Core State Standards
This month, CEE introduces a Common Core Alignment Tool, an invaluable resource to help educators meet the Common Core State Standards while teaching financial and economic literacy. Over 400 CEE lessons, designed for K-12 students at varying grades and competency levels, have been aligned with these Standards, giving teachers access to a content-rich pool of classroom resources. This easy-to-use online tool will be a helpful resource to teachers as they incorporate the Common Core into their lesson planning for the first time.
The mission of the Common Core State Standards is to “provide a consistent, clear understanding of what students are expected to learn, so teachers and parents know what they need to do to help them.” They are “designed to be robust and relevant to the real world, reflecting the knowledge and skills that our young people need for success in college and careers,” positioning them “to compete successfully in the global economy.” Currently 45 states have adopted the Common Core, which establish a clear set of expectations in math and English Language Arts (ELA) for K-12 students. CEE’s interdisciplinary lessons offer educators a way to address these expectations and do so through the lens of personal finance and economics. Read more…