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*NEW* LINCS resources

Hello all!

There have been several new resources added to different collections on the LINCS website but I think this new product is one that many of us have been waiting for.  There is a section of Mathematics in this standards so please take a minute and check it out!  Also, if you would post any comments, questions, suggestions, etc. on how you and your programs will address these new standards.

Best,

Brooke Istas
Subject Matter Expert
Math and Numeracy

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Free Financial Literacy Resources

Spotlight on LINCS Resource: Money Smart

 

As part of our Financial Capability Month activities, the LINCS Financial Literacy group will highlight one financial literacy resource available in the LINCS Resource Collection each week. Please check out the resource and post your thoughts and comments here!

April is Financial Capability Month!

The official blog of the U.S. Department of Education has posted a blog announcing April as Financial Capability Month. The full blog is reposted below for your convenience, or click here to read the original post. 

Focus on Financial Empowerment this Month

Posted on April 16, 2013 by Martha Kanter

Financial Literacy related workshops at COABE 2013

I am looking forward to presenting the following workshop at COABE 2013. Are you attending the conference? 

 

Tuesday, March 26th
9:15 AM - 10:30 AM

Gov Benefits Going Electronic March 1

 

Did you know? All federal benefits will be dispersed electronically through direct deposit or an online managed card starting March 1, 2013. No more checks.

MyMoney.gov Teacher Resources

Take a look at MyMoney.gov, which houses a collection of trusted resources on financial information. Resources are organized by target audience, including youth, teachers, parents, employers, and retirees. The resources for teachers section is particularly useful: http://www.mymoney.gov/category/topic1/teachers.html

Resources include information for counselors to help students through the federal student aid process, taxes, personal finance, consumer rights, and more.  

Thanks!

Welcome and Please Introduce Yourself!

 

Greetings!

Welcome to the Financial Literacy group in the LINCS Community! 

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