How many of you had a personal finance course? middle school high school college • How many have taught personal finance? 3. Have you used MoneySKILL?
What is MoneySKILL? Teen Spending (2012 – US) 25.6 million teens Spent - $208.7 billion dollars Total teen income - $91.1 billion $117.6 billion ? 12 to 14 year olds avg income $2,167 15 to 17 year olds avg income $4,023 Source: Marketingvox, Rand Youth Poll, Seventeen, Packaged Facts
What is MoneySKILL? • FREE online course • Students: High school, Junior High, College • Pre- and Post-tests • 36 modules high school and college • 12 modules junior high/middle school • Grade book
What does the course cover? Personal Finance Concepts • Income • Expenses • Saving and Investing • Credit • Insurance Life Simulation
How do I access course? Register at moneyskill.org Password: emailed to you Username: email address
How Can I Use MoneySKILL? • Personal finance course • Incorporate into career and technical, business, economics, math, social studies • Self study • Homework • Class project
How Long Does it take to Complete ? How is it interesting to students? Follows storyline of 3 high school students. Each Module: 20 – 40 minutes Pre- and Post tests – 36?s, 40 minutes 36 modules: 15 – 25 hours 12 modules: 5 – 9 hours
Teacher Registration and Access • Login as approved instructor NEW – time zone 2. Register class Version Retake score; New – Retake Delay (days) Email option Calculator 3. Module Selection All or select specific Enter date for module access and completion NEW - Post test allow before course completed NEW - Indicate start and end date for post test NEW – Allow retake of post test • Students Identifier, username, password Import
Teacher/Instructor Admin Teacher instructions Download/print Grade book Printout Export Completion Certificate Handouts Support contact Instructor information Module Objectives Answer Key ? No.Why?
Student Use • Home page with modules, scores and overall average • Adjust font and audio • Calculator • Email teacher • Logout in middle module, return to that point when logging in next time
Technology • Access course on hand held devices and tablets • Compatible to all browser • Constant updates to keep current
Teacher Survey How would you evaluate the course content? • Very Good to Excellent How would you evaluate the technology • Very Good to Excellent How would you evaluate student reaction to course content and technology? • Good to Very Good
Summer 2013 Modules Updates • Federal Income Tax • Other Deductions from Pay • Student Loans • Understanding Insurance • Life, Wills and Disability • Health Insurance Post test • Option to retake • Access date/time • Retake – delay (drop down menu) – Date Module Access/completion – time zone
Top Reasons to Use MoneySKILL • Comprehensive course • Adaptable to teacher’s use • Teacher suggestions given top priority • 24/7 help online or toll free number • Content and technology updated annually • It’s FREE
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Auto Financing Educator’s Kit • autofinancing101.org • Explain basics, steps to take before, during and after • Auto finance calculator • Tune up quiz to test student’s knowledge • Glossary of auto financing terms