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Tag Archives: Literacy
I’ve not blogged before about subjects that bother me, but now I want to share a critique about a practice that is unhelpful to instilling financial literacy. I’m talking about flimsy and superficial research. Don’t get me wrong; there is a place for casual research on financial literacy. In our view, however, too much research is done via “drive-by” omnibus studies that can’t produce meaningful findings on three to five questions. MORE
Although our programs and resources help all Canadians, our jurisdiction is Ontario – an audience of more than 13 million people spread across more than one million square kilometres. This population has diverse needs. So how do you make a complex subject, such as financial literacy, understandable, interesting and meaningful to a dispersed and individualized population? MORE
There are many dedicated educators and guidance counselors who go the extra mile every day to ensure that students are prepared for their financial future. IEF is proud to award Michael Goldberg of Martingrove Collegiate Institute (TDSB) with the 2011 Outstanding Educator in Financial Literacy award.We interviewed Michael on his unique perspective on bringing financial literacy into the classroom. See what he had to say on bringing financial literacy into schools. MORE