What’s Your Score?
In this lesson, students will learn how to read and interpret a credit report and, in the process, they will develop an understanding of how their spending and use of credit/debt, affects their credit history.
- Grade Level: 9-12
Introduction to Business (BBI1O/BBI2O)
Exploring Family Studies (HIF1O/2O)
Personal Life Management (HIP40)
Debt: Benefits and Costs
This lesson introduces students to the concept of “debt.” After examining the costs of different types of debt and the effect on purchase prices, students determine whether debt is worthwhile.
- Grade Level: 7
Mathematics, grades 1–8 (2005)
Social Studies, grades 1–8 (2013)
Urban planning and your finances
In this lesson, students have an opportunity to experience the effects of urban growth on their personal finances. The phenomena of urban sprawl, vehicle use, traffic congestion, and population density have distinct effects on personal finances. This lesson will serve as a bridge between urban geography and financial literacy.
- Grade Level: 9-10
CGC1D – Issues in Canadian Geography
CGC1P – Issues in Canadian Geography
*Also applicable in Economics and Business.