Being Financially Responsible
Your students will examine how to use a budget as a spending plan to map out their financial success. During class activities, they will find out
- How to develop a family budget (math)
- How behavioral economics influence decisions (English language arts)
- How personal and government budgeting differ (social studies)
Budgeting and Financial Goals
3 minutes, 47 seconds
Watch this video for a refresher on budgeting basics and tips on showing your students how budgets work as spending plans.
Recommendations versus Reality: Budgeting in the Real World
Show your students how to use math principles and skills to create a family budget.
Behavioral Economics and Financial Decisions
Guide your students in a reflection on their own financial decisions and explore what factors may have influenced their choices.
Personal vs. Government Budgeting
Compare and contrast personal and government budgeting using a life-sized Venn diagram.