Elementary, Middle School, & High School
Middle School & High School
Give Yourself Some Credit – http://consumerjungle.org/contests/previous-contests
Give Yourself Some Credit is a video contest sponsored by FEFE and Experian where 6th-12th grade students are asked to create videos about credit. The top 5 winners will receive a flip video camera and $500.
Econ Challenge – www.econchallenge.org
This economics online challenge is offered to Iowa schools by the Center for Economic Education. In this challenge students compete against other students in the state for the opportunity to travel and compete at UNI’s campus to determine the state wide winning school. State wide winners then have the opportunity to compete nationally in New York. Winning teams receive a medal.
Financial Know How Challenge – http://www.studentloan.org/Docs/News-Releases/IA-Financial-Know-How-Challenge-Winners.pdf
Iowa Student Loan in partnership with the Iowa Department of Education, the Iowa Jump$tart Coalition, Junior Achievement of Central Iowa, and Iowa College Access Network, offered this challenge. Students went through the “Student Loan Game Plan” where students made college planning decisions in which they competed against other students and schools. The top 30 schools received $1,000.
Open to students 9th-12th grade, this video challenge could include no more than 5 students, be no longer than 5 minutes long, and must contain financial literacy related content.
Winners received $250 each and the school received $1,000.
This is a multimedia event hosted by the ABA with submissions due in November. This 90 second commercial contest focuses on helping teens saving their money. Check out www.aba.com for more details. Prizes are as follows:
1st Place – $3,000 for student & $1,500 for school
2nd Place – $1,500 for student & $1,000 for school
3rd Place – $500 for student & $500 for school
Get Smart About Credit – http://www.aba.com/ABAEF/Pages/getsmartaboutcredit.aspx
The Get Smart About Credit is sponsored by the ABA Education Foundation and is a national campaign of volunteer bankers who work with young people to raise awareness about the importance of using credit wisely. Included in this presentation: credit, credit reports, credit scores, and identity theft.
Please send us a message here to schedule a credit presentation in your classroom.
Hosted by TS Institute this Financial Literacy Fair is for any educator wanting more resources relating to financial literacy. At these day long workshops teachers will be exposed to a number of resources and subject matter experts who can assist them in delivering content in their classrooms. Teachers, come out and see the latest and cutting edge free resources on the market.