Give Your Young Learner A Headstart with Crucial Financial Life Skills
Why parents LOVE this course!
Kids pick up important life skills while they get a break, knowing their young learners are in good hands.
By learning essential money skills, their students discover a sense of empowerment and confidence.
Big ideas are broken down into easy-to-master, age-appropriate concepts that make sense in the real world.
14 self-paced videos, over 3 easy-to-complete courses, taking your young learner from the fundamentals to intermediate next steps and then to more advanced concepts.
Course 1: The Fundamentals
- Lesson 01: Goal Setting
- Lesson 02: Needs Vs Wants
- Lesson 03: Budgeting For a Pet
- Lesson 04: Saving
- Lesson 05: Risk Management
Course 2: Next Steps
- Lesson 06: Price Comparison
- Lesson 07: Unit Pricing
- Lesson 08: New vs Used
- Lesson 09: Vacation/School Budgeting
Course 3: Advanced Concepts
- Lesson 10: Debit vs Credit
- Lesson 11: GeoArbitrage/Location
- Lesson 12: Retirement
- Lesson 13: Entrepreneurship #1
- Lesson 14: Entrepreneurship #2
What Kids Will Learn That They Won't Get In School
Your child will be guided through financial literacy concepts that they are not being taught in the classroom. These concepts overlap with grade level content already being taught in the classroom, such as mathematics and language acquisition.
We model learning moments that encourage synthesis, reflection, and real world connections. These FinLit concepts are made personal, making them meaningful and ultimately memorable.
Designed To Build and Retain Skills
The videos are intended to be stopped/paused as the students answer questions, brainstorm, complete activities, and reflect.
Real World Connection
The videos encourage kids to apply the concepts to their own lives and make age appropriate connections back to their own lives.
Participants can stop and restart the videos at will. This allows them to spend more time on concepts, activities, and reflection. This meets the learner where they are personally, allowing them to move at their own pace.
Your child will learn actionable life-skills to help them start to chart the course of their own lives. Learning these FinLit concepts now will ensure they start to think about their future and why their current choices matter.
The skills they will hone include:
Identifying financial milestones that are pertinent to their lives, and then preparing for their futures by creating, adjusting, and reevaluating their own budgets over time.
Breaking down a goal into a series of S.M.A.R.T steps that are consistent and meaningful to them in their current stage of life.
Thinking about money milestones and planning ahead to make money decisions themselves.
Planning for expected and unexpected events in their future whether it be risk management, budgeting, saving, or a business of their own.
Meet Your Instructor, Dani Mendonsa!
Dani Mendonsa is a K-6 certified Elementary School teacher in Richmond, Virginia. She realized she had a passion for teaching her students about money as she integrated financial concepts into her third grade classroom economy curriculum at Collegiate Lower School for five years.
Dani pairs this passion with a Master’s in Curriculum Instruction helping her create an Elementary curriculum that weaves financial literacy concepts into an Elementary K-5 day. She hopes her passion and love for curriculum will ensure students are being taught healthy money habits from a young age.