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Grade 9-12

Teaching Personal Finance: Podcasts from Planet Money and Better Money Habits

Time: 60 mins,
Updated: March 19 2020,
Author: Doug Young


Teachers will be able to:  

  • Teach money management skills through podcasts, websites, and other resources.  
  • Help students find topics about economics and personal finance that relate to them. 
  • Help create a more constructivist, activist classroom for teachers and students. 
  • Create lessons, inquiries or projects which stress “hard content” and soft “presentation” skills. 

This video is available to view for EconEdLink members only.

In this personal finance webinar, teachers will learn how to use money management skills through podcasts and resources


Podcasts can be a very successful and fun teaching method which introduces current events and topics which may be aligned to a student’s personal interest. Podcasts can also integrate critical thinking, problem-solving, collaboration and communication skills needed in today’s world through various styles of formative and summative assessments.

Personal Finance