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Ms. Jackson from Atlanta GA is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Financial Literacy for All!

Help me give my students a financially literate teacher that can support their financial growth.

  • $397 goal

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My Students

I have been an educator for 16 years and I don't think I've worked with a more wonderful group of fourth and fifth grade students in all my years. While my students come from critical home environments, they report to school daily with smiles on their faces; ready to learn.

My students are full of life and yearn to be their best selves!

Their thirst for learning is evident and I feel that they will grow emotionally and academically this school year.

My Project

Financial literacy is survival skill that many of my students don't and won't have the privilege of receiving at home. Many of my students are living in situations where money is sparse or parents don't have the knowledge/ability to set good saving and spending examples. The Dave Ramsey financial books and games will be beneficial to the whole class!

I want my students to understand how money works and to learn the benefits and consequences that are associated with having a positive or negative relationship with money!

I am requesting of several of Dave Ramsey's financial resources to make sure that I am well informed prior to engaging students in activities and discussions surrounding spending and saving. I have also included several picture books, games and budgeting resources that will help provided financial literacy at a level and in a manner that students can understand.

These resources will not only help my students successfully address the economics standards found in their social studies curriculum, but it will also provide them skills and knowledge that they will be able to use throughout their lives.

Ms. Jackson
Grades 3-5
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Junior's Adventures: Storytime Book Set • Amazon Business $43.53 1 $43.53
Financial Peace Junior Kit: Teaching Kids How to Win With Money • Amazon Business $14.04 3 $42.12
Learning Advantage 4373 Budget Game, Grade: 5 • Amazon Business $28.55 1 $28.55
Why Does Money Matter? (Money Sense: An Introduction to Financial Literacy) • Amazon Business $22.28 1 $22.28
Learning Advantage WCA4608 Managing My Allowance Game • Amazon Business $19.95 1 $19.95
The Total Money Makeover: Classic Edition: A Proven Plan for Financial Fitness • Amazon Business $16.19 1 $16.19
Learning Resources Money Bags Coin Value Game • Amazon Business $15.15 1 $15.15
What All Kids (and adults too) Should Know About . . . Savings and Investing: Covering saving, budgeting and investing, a must-read for all young ... with fun facts and interesting takeaways. • Amazon Business $14.95 1 $14.95
The Total Money Makeover Workbook: Classic Edition: The Essential Companion for Applying the Book’s Principles • Amazon Business $13.59 1 $13.59
How Money Works: The Facts Visually Explained (How Things Work) • Amazon Business $13.53 1 $13.53
Let's Meet Ms. Money: One Step Towards Financial Literacy • Amazon Business $12.95 1 $12.95
Smart Money Smart Kids: Raising the Next Generation to Win with Money • Amazon Business $12.89 1 $12.89
It's Not Fair!: A Book About Having Enough (Generous Kids) • Amazon Business $11.12 1 $11.12
The Ultimate 2019 Family Budget Planner: Budget Journal Tool, Personal Finances, Financial Planner, Debt Payoff Tracker, Bill Tracker, Budgeting Workbook, Dot Grid, Floral cover • Amazon Business $10.79 1 $10.79
Teaching Youth Financial Literacy In Elementary School Classrooms • Amazon Business $6.00 1 $6.00

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