Discovery Education Offers New Financial Literacy Resources Supporting National Financial Capability Month Activities 

Charlotte, NC Discovery Education—the worldwide edtech leader whose state-of-the-art digital resources nurture student curiosity and drive deeper engagement in instruction—presents educators a wide array of new, free digital resources to support National Financial Capability Month activities. 

Taking place annually in April, National Financial Capability Month was founded by the National Endowment for Financial Education (NEFE) and is produced by the Jump$tart Coalition. To support financial literacy education during this observance and throughout the year, Discovery Education offers educators, students, and families a new collection of resources that can be used in any learning environment. The following resources are available for users of the award-winning Discovery Education Experience K-12 learning platform:  

  • In this DE Original episode – NBA and WNBA Game Changers: Financial Literacy – students practice good money habits by exploring the ways financial literacy skills can be applied every day to achieve their goals. Former NBA athlete, successful businessman, and community all-star Devean George shares how making responsible decisions with money has been one of his building blocks to success. 
  • On the Fixies Channel, a comical misadventure series for students in grades K-5, students meet Tom Thomas as he discovers the world, including how much money is in his piggy bank. 
  • The Cheddar K-12 Channel explores, examines, and explains answers to the questions students are curious about related to science, business, and technological innovations. In the channel, students in grades 6-12 can follow the journeys of jobseekers, find answers to big economic questions, and discover business briefings. 

In addition, users of the award-winning Mystery Science service can turn to the “How is Money Made?” episode. Mystery Science by Discovery Education is an engaging standards-aligned science curriculum for grades K-5 designed to help students stay curious. In this collection of 45-minute engineering lessons, Mystery Guides lead no prep, open-and-go lessons with step-by-step hands-on activities exploring scientific phenomena using common classroom items. …Read More

Free Resources from Discovery Education Support Financial Capability Month

Charlotte, NC — Discovery Education—the worldwide edtech leader whose state-of-the-art digital platform supports learning wherever it takes place—is providing an array of free digital resources to support National Financial Capability Month. 

Taking place annually in April, National Financial Capability Month was founded by the National Endowment for Financial Education (NEFE) and is produced by the Jump$tart Coalition. In support of financial literacy education Discovery Education offers a curated collection of resources in collaboration with partners committed to giving students the financial skills they need to be successful in life: 

Self-Paced Modules 
Grades 6-12 
On-demand, self-paced modules take high school students on a journey of choices they can make around concepts such as using credit and making major financial decisions. Nationally recognized with the Jump$tart Coalition’s 2021 Innovation Award, Pathway to Financial Success in Schools is a personal finance education resource complete with classroom activities, family connections, educator guides, and a master class series on teaching financial education topics. This series sparks ideas, connects educators, and helps prompt conversations with administrators about the need for financial education and was created by Discover Financial Services and Discovery Education.  …Read More

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About the new Beta version

The U.S. Department of Education (DOE) has introduced a new version of FREE, which is powered by the Learning Registry—an open database for sharing digital learning resources. It runs on a custom version of WordPress, an open source content management system. The new FREE incorporates a responsive design to best serve customers who access FREE from mobile devices.…Read More