Iowa Public Television


Biz Kid$ Connects to 21st Century Skills

posted on July 14, 2010

Looking for a way to address financial literacy skills as a 21st Century Skill requirement of Iowa's Core Curriculum? Then tune in to Biz Kid$, a fun, new series for students in grades 5-10 that teaches financial literacy skills such as saving, budgeting, investing and giving back to the community. Each episode features several young business owners and philanthropists who share their success stories.

Check here for a full broadcast schedule. The Biz Kid$ Web site features online episodes, downloadable teachers' guides, student worksheets, vocabulary guides, and much more. The series' curricular materials have been developed with the support of America's Credit Unions.

Tags: 21st Century Teaching budgets business Common Core education educators finance investing Iowa Core Curriculum Iowa Learning Online online learning philanthropy

Subjects: Guidance/CareersMathSocial Studies