Media choices and Video Collections
New Videos from the AMF (Autorité des marchés financiers)
When to start saving
A Budget: The Smart Tool for Your Projects!
RRSPs and TFSAs: What are they used for?
View all their videos via their Youtube playlist too!
Learning About Money Doesn’t Have To Be Boring! from the CFEE
A series of short vignettes produced for CFEE by Just For Laughs Gags focusing on money and highlighting money challenges, along with supporting tips and teaching materials. Go to site
The new Desjardins School Caisse site at http://caissescolaire.com/en/enfants also has video collections for children on "payment methods, money circulation, advertisement, and more" Go to site
FLOcabulary Another collection of Financial Education videos.
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Susan Daley's "Your Money, Your Choices" series on Youtube
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SOME SUGGESTED "TOP SITES"
New: Bank of Canada Museum.
School programs and Lessons Plans galore! Browse and access sections on inflation, money, bank notes, trading rules and other fun activities for students at a variety of ages. Go to site
AMF (Autorité des marchés financiers)
Buying a house? Planning for retirement? Every stage of life comes with its share of new financial questions for you to consider. To help you make sense of it all, the AMF offers tools on a wide range of subjects, including insurance, investing and financial fraud.
Money and Youth (CFEE)
This resource is produced by the Canadian Foundation for Economic Education. There is a free ebook for students on a variety of financial topics as well as a Teacher guide with lesson plans to support the use of the ebook.
Note also that the Canadian Foundation for Economic Education offers Free Educational Resources to help bring Financial Literacy into the Classroom. Brian Smith the Vice-President of CFEE is available to animate FREE Online Financial Literacy Workshops for students and provide FREE Online Training for teachers and educators. For more information please contact Brian Smith at firstname.lastname@example.org or call (514) 817-3941.
Practical Money Skills
Practical Money Skills is a free financial literacy program to help Canadians understand the fundamentals of money management. Created by Visa, the program offers money management resources including calculators, games, and lesson plans tailored for use by Canadian families and educators.
Making Good Choices
Making Good Choices Financial Literacy Series is a resource funded by the Ontario Ministry of Education. There are booklets on various financial topics that are written for English Language Learners who are emerging readers.
Next Gen Personal Finance
Next Gen Personal Finance is a non-profit American organization that aims to connect educators with free resources and equip students with the knowledge and skills to lead financially successful and fulfilling lives. There are a variety of units on various financial topics – each with links to lesson plans, videos and supporting activities.
The City – the Financial Consumer Agency of Canada
The City is a learning program developed by the Financial Consumer Agency of Canada. It teaches young people skills that they can carry throughout their lives. You must register to create a free teacher account or student accounts.
Your Financial Toolkit – The Government of Canada
Comprehensive learning modules that provides basic information and tools to learn about personal finances.
Choices and Decisions - VISA
This program is designed to teach young people how to set long and short-term personal and financial goals; create and work with a personal budget; identify how and when to use credit; save and invest, understand the basics of banking services and develop character and confidence. The materials can easily be adapted for use in a wide variety of instructional settings including high schools.