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Lesson Plan

Wheel of Fate

This lesson introduces students to the concept of retail sales tax through a race called HST Derby.
To complete the race, students work in co-operative teams to accurately calculate HST on a variety of purchases.

  • Grade Level: 4
  • Course(s)/Subject(s):

    Mathematics, grades 1–8 (2005)


Financial Literacy: Not Just for Adults

The results of a survey re global financial literacy by two professors are discussed in this article. It confirms the importance of starting financial education at a young age.

  • Grade Level: K-12

Interactive Tool

Financial Literacy for the Family

  • Grade Level: 1-6

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