An article in The Telegraph, a newspaper in Macon, GA., details the experiences of two teachers who recently implemented a My Classroom Economy lesson plan. The article shows how their fourth-grade students' learnings exemplify the benefits of the My Classroom Economy program.
This research brief highlights final results from the evaluation of the My Classroom Economy program by the Center for Financial Security at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. The brief includes results from student, parent, and teacher surveys.
The Center for Financial Security has been working with the School District of Palm Beach County to evaluate the program in 115 classrooms across 24 schools during the 2015-2016 school year. The evaluation is funded by the U. S. Department of the Treasury's Financial Empowerment Innovation Fund.Download brief
You can find the full research report here.
My students are learning financial management skills in a fun way. It helps me to manage my class and also breaks up the day.— Debra Atlshuler Thomasville, North Carolina
I don't have to create any documents on my own and there are so many different ways to incorporate it into my classroom. Everything is right at my fingertips for free.— Julie Malizia Chandler, Arizona
It's been wonderfully effective for providing motivation and classroom management. The students have been excited and love the auctions.— Kathy Prince Monmouth, Maine