I know that I took a class in micro economics in high school. I know I did. I remember the teacher very kindly telling me off when I snuck outside for a cigarette. But what we learned and how to apply it to the real world, I couldn’t have told you when I was 18. A pity, too, because maybe I would have made some better decisions along the way!

Discuss financial literacy as it pertains to a teenager’s education, especially in America. Are these problems prevalent in your neck of the woods? How could a school do better?

Begin with a warm-up question: Who taught you about money? Is there a lesson that sticks out?

In between the two viewings ask: What did you learn about money in school?


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Ian Kime

Ian Kime

I have been teaching English abroad since receiving my CELTA certificate in Poland in 2018. I enjoy tracking my individual students’ development but love having lessons with big groups! Now that I teach online, I am accompanied by my sidekicks Olaf, Mała, Pirate and Bandit on a regular basis.

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