We will make tens of thousands of money decisions in our lifetime. There are small, everyday type decisions and some very big decisions. It is important to start early to help youth make wise money decisions and, if they are able, to also think about those less fortunate. It is important for youth to consider life goals – both those that can be impacted by money and those that are unrelated to money.
Please Note: Teaching Units provided are for support and consideration by teachers and are not prescriptive.
The “Learning Map” identifies teaching opportunities in Alberta’s curriculum for each topic and you will find them as part of the Support Teaching Materials provided here. Teachers can, of course, integrate the target areas of financial knowledge, skills, attitudes, and behaviours anywhere they can find a fit. The Supports for Instruction provide videos, animations, and links to other resources to support teachers in their efforts to improve the financial literacy of their students.Download