This sample instructional plan incorporates WIDA Key Language Uses to support English Language development in tandem with content instruction. *Note: Some images may not appear in the "View Resource" format. To see all images in this instructional plan, click "download" at the bottom of the overview.
Budgeting is the most basic and most important tool in anyone's financial toolbox. With this resource, students are given the hands-on opportunity to create budgets for fictional "Regan" during her sophomore year in nursing school, and, later, as a recent graduate with an apartment and a new car. Using either Microsoft® Excel or Google Docs, the students download our budgeting tool with space for their own budget, as well as the examples they created by establishing Regan's budget.
This activity from the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau has students practice budgeting by planning for a fun overnight trip to a city.
What types of things should be included in a budget?
How can budgeting help me manage my money?
This website guidance document describes the Debt Slapped project, produced by Consumer Education and Training Services. Debt Slapped provides videos and helpful resource links to help people smartly finance their education.
Through this assessment, students will learn how to establish realistic financial goals and create their own personal budget to support those goals.
These resources were orginally shared at the FEPPP WA529 Plans Overview Workshop held on April 21, 2021. You will find resources that will help familes learn about and set up college savings plans.