Back in it……

Been awhile since I last blogged.  The honest reason is that I have been busy and second truth – I have never been that strong at the written language.  I shy away from writing and would rather doodle or make notes on photos.  But I wanted to share some of my thinking and working around … More Back in it……

Financial Literacy – a part of Numeracy or to sit on its own?

A Kids Road to Financial Literacy This has been the question that I have been pondering in my mind for the past week or so. What Financial Literacy is defined by Commission For Financial Literacy and Retirement Literacy (http://www.cflri.org.nz/) Financial literacy is defined as the ability to make informed judgements and make effective decisions regarding … More Financial Literacy – a part of Numeracy or to sit on its own?

Financial Literacy – What students are lacking even with amazing resources!

Now let me began first that I have not reviewed this particular ” Let’s Figure It Out” resource that   that can be found at http://www.nzmaths.co.nz/figure-it-out.  However, I have been spending the past few days researching what does Financial Literacy look like? Feel like? Is it something different than Numeracy?  Would Maths teacher believe that Financial … More Financial Literacy – What students are lacking even with amazing resources!