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Five apps to teach financial responsibility

By Alex Cornacchini
March 23rd, 2015

Students can learn about financial principles and consequences with these interactive apps

financial-appsFinancial responsibility is an essential skill, and increasingly, it’s a skill that is taught as early as elementary school.

Teaching children about financial responsibility could help them make smart financial decisions and understand how those decisions impact their educational opportunities–for instance, financial literacy could help students better understand the cost of college and navigate the student loan process.

The website APPitic.com, an app resource site with more than 6,000 apps in more than 300 subcategories, offers a number of apps pertaining to financial literacy and financial education.

Here, we’ve gathered a handful of those apps, and you can access more on the APPitic site.

[Editor’s note: eSchool News has selected these appsoriginally curated by Apple Distinguished Educators via APPiticthat may help you meet your instructional needs.]

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