Levels 7 to 10

Categories – F (financial), E (economics), D (digital)

Item: Economy and Society in SOSE
Categories: F, E, D
Website: www.macmillan.com.au
Type: Student (text) material

Item: Econobites
Category: E
Website: www.etawa.asn.au/econobite
Type: Student material ¨ ‘bite sized’ items that you can use with your students. The emphasis is on applications of Economics to current situations or events that are relevant to the syllabus content for a particular year.

Item: Resources
Categories: F, E, D
Website: www.etawa.asn.au/resources
Type: Comment on resources available in WA

Item: “What is Economics” video
Category: E
Website: www.rba.gov.au/education
Type:   Video plus other resources that can be analysed and altered for younger student

Item: Crash course – Economics
Category: E
Website: www.thecrashcourse.com/courses/economics
Type: Video – select the topic you wish to show a Youtube video from the series

Item: Australian Bureau of Statistics
Category: E
Website:  www.abs.gov.au
Type: Range of economic statistics; choose for particular year level and purpose

Item: Oxfam Education
Category: E
Website:  www.oxfam.org.au
Type: Select from a wide range of resources; able to apply filters to sort

Item: Gapminder
Category: E
Website:  www.gapminder.org
Type: Free teaching material developed to dismantle misconceptions and promote a fact-based worldview. Data visualization tools (photos, slides, videos, statistical tables) to let people explore the vast treasure of global statistics. Examples are demographics, comparative living standards

Item: ASICs money Smart
Category: F, D
Website:  www.moneysmart.gov.au
Type: An extensive range of resources promoting consumer and financial literacy –  units of work, digital activities, indigenous focus resources, teaching program videos, financial health for teachers, kids and money, raising moneysmart kids (for parents) and a moneysmart teaching implementation guide.  The website is organises into managing your money, borrowing and credit, insurance, superannuation and retirement, investing, scams, teaching, calculators and resources. There is also a YouTube channel MoneySmartAU.

Item: Cool Australia
Category: E, D
Website: www.coolaustralia.org
Type: A range of curriculum materials for teachers searchable by topic, year level, subject and keywords and a digital library for students containing video clips, documentaries, images, articles, stories and news for each topic in the library. Required to register to download materials.

Item: In charge: Financial literacy for high school students
Category/ies: F
Year level/s: 7-10
Website: www.incharge.org/financial-literacy/resoiurces-for-teachers/high-school/
Type: free teachers guide of 14 lesson plans and worksheets

Item name: Online safety
Category/ies: D
Year level/s: 7-10
Website: https://esafety.gv.au
Type: e-safety Commissioner resources for schools on on-line safety

Item name: VISA’s practical money skills for life (Australia)
Category/ies: F
Year level/s: 7-10
Website: www.practicalmoneyskills.com.au
Type: This website is designed to help people of all ages learn the essentials of personal finance. Teachers can access free educational resources, including personal finance articles, games and lesson plans.(download for no charge)

Item name:  The Barefoot Investor
Category/ies: F
Year level/s: 7-10
Website: www.barefootinvestor.com.au
Type: Subscribe to Scott’s weekly newsletter – see articles in his blog section. Become financially literate.

Item name: Next Gen Personal Finance
Category/ies: F
Year level/s: 7-10
Website: www.ngpf.org
Type: Not Australian, however some resources are adaptable. Website contains financial units (eg saving, credit,budgeting) units, courses, a teacher toolkit, a section on resources, an interactive library of games, quizzes, graphs and data – all sorted by topic.

Item name: The need for financial planning – brief list of sources of information
Category/ies: F
Year level/s: 7-10
Website: www.brightday.com.au
Type: Website material relating to the item name the need for financial planning

Item name: What is wealth – brief list of sources of information
Category/ies: F
Year level/s: 7-10
Website: Article
Type: website material relating to the item name “what is wealth?” (video and quiz)

Item name: Compounding returns – brief list of sources of information
Category/ies: F
Year level/s: 7-10
Website: https://www.moneysmart.gov.au/managing-your-money/saving/compound-interest and https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wf91rEGw88Q
Type: Website material relating to the item name “compounding returns” (information and video)

Item name: What type of spender are you – brief list of sources of information
Category/ies: F
Year level/s: 7-10
Website: http://themint.org/kids/what-kind-of-spender-are-you.html
Type: Website material relating to the item name “what type of spender are you?” (quiz)

Item name: Using your decision-making skills
Category/ies: F
Year level/s: 7-10
Website: https://www.marketwatch.com/story/how-your-facebook-account-can-slowly-destroy-your-finances-2016-09-12 and https://i.pinimg.com/564x/a1/4f/b4/a14fb4c190cf115eebd09f0baf417f9a.jpg
Type: Website material relating to the item name “using your decision-making skills” (article and cartoon).

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