financial literacy

Financial literacy is an understanding of money management including personal finance, investing, and budgeting. Curriculum resources including financial literacy curriculum units that integrate the use of Microsoft Excel or Google Sheets into learning.

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Popular Spreadsheet Lesson Plans for Grades 3-5

TechnoKids has spreadsheet lesson plans for Grades 3-5. These are a welcome addition to school curriculum. Not only because they are project-based, but also because they include helpful resources for classroom, digital literacy, and STEM teachers. The TechnoKids projects, apply a problem-solving model. By completing the assignments, students learn data analysis techniques. As well, they […]

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Bake Sale Fun – Real-World Spreadsheet Lessons for Kids

Engage learners with fun spreadsheet lessons for Google Sheets or Excel. In TechnoSales, elementary students plan a bake sale fundraiser. This real-world scenario allows children ages 8-12 to investigate practical solutions to a realistic problem. Throughout the activities, they become actively involved in developing a viable plan to raise funds. It might be for a

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Entrepreneurship Activities – TechnoEntrepreneur

Michalitsa’s Top TechnoKids Pick Hello from Greece! This month’s TechnoKids top pick is from Michalitsa Papasotiriou. Michalitsa’s favorite technology project is TechnoEntrepreneur. In TechnoEntrepreneur, middle school students launch a restaurant venture. While learning about entrepreneurship, they develop their business concept, raise seed money, track earnings, and promote the opportunity to others. NOTE: This title was

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Integrate Mathematics and Technology

With essential curriculum to teach in addition to computer skills, teachers have to be creative and resourceful to ‘get it all done’. Then to ensure that students are engaged and interested adds another level of challenge! TechnoBudget is a new release by TechnoKids Inc. created to meet all three objectives: The activities in TechnoBudget develop

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Think Beyond the Price Tag

Our students are avid consumers. They shop at the mall and online, and they influence family purchases. Inspire them to think beyond the price tag. The following activity encourages reflection and discussion about the impact on people and the environment created by the things we buy. Build Consumer Awareness When you are shopping, it is

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Launch a Business Venture with Your Students

Are you a teacher using Google Apps or Microsoft Office? Are you looking for an engaging and authentic computer project to inspire your students? Just this week, TechnoKids announced the most recent technology project designed for Google Apps for Education and Microsoft Office: TechnoRestaurateur, a unique integrated project that uses Google Sheets, Google Docs, and

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Spreadsheets for Beginners

When kids enjoy math and are engaged, they learn skills more effectively. Finding a project where students are both having fun and building proficiency in mathematics is a bonus. The newest release by TechnoKids Inc., TechnoCandy, fits the bill perfectly! In this technology project, elementary and middle school students acquire math skills as they learn

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Hook Students with TechnoBudget and Google Sheets

You have received an unexpected windfall of money. How are you going to spend it? How much will you save? This is the introductory premise for students in TechnoBudget, TechnoKids’ most recent release in the Google Apps for Education series of computer projects. Building student interest in learning spreadsheet skills may be a challenge. But

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