Financial Literacy
iBlock Objective:

You may have heard it said before, but it’s never too early to start preparing for your financial future. In this iBlock, students will explore key concepts in personal finance and map out a plan in order to give them a secure financial future. Tasks include creating a budget, preparing savings and credit accounts, building an investment portfolio, and presenting the final product.

  • Grade Band: 6-8, 9-12
  • Primary Focus: Economics and Financial Literacy
  • Secondary Focus: Future Readiness
  • Additional Foci: Advanced Literacy, Transferable Skills, Social-Emotional Learning
  • Related Industry Sectors: Finance, Business


Here is a sample content standard for this iBlock:

Spending 12-9: Having an organized system for keeping track of spending, saving, and investing makes it easier to make financial decisions.