Teachers, you can now register your students for TWO NATIONAL COMPETITIONS this spring—our National Personal Finance Challenge (financial stability/mobility) and our National Economics Challenge (micro/macroeconomics).

Standards for Cybersecurity and Personal Finance: Digital Footprints

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National Standards in Economics

Name: Decision Making

Standard: 2

  • Students will understand that: Effective decision making requires comparing the additional costs of alternatives with the additional benefits. Many choices involve doing a little more or a little less of something: few choices "are all or nothing" decisions.
  • Students will be able to use this knowledge to: Make effective decisions as consumers, producers, savers, investors, and citizens.

National Standards in Financial Literacy

Name: Protecting and Insuring

Standard:

  • Students will understand that: People make choices to protect themselves from the financial risk of lost income, assets, health, or identity. They can choose to accept risk, reduce risk, or transfer the risk to others. Insurance allows people to transfer risk by paying a fee now to avoid the possibility of a larger loss later. The price of insurance is influenced by an individual?s behavior.

State Standards

Common Core State Standards

Name: CCRA.L.6

Standard: College and Career Readiness Anchor Standards for Language

Area: College and Career Readiness Anchor Standards for Language

  • Acquire and use accurately a range of general academic and domain-specific words and phrases sufficient for reading, writing, speaking, and listening at the college and career readiness level; demonstrate independence in gathering vocabulary knowledge when encountering an unknown term important to comprehension or expression.

Name: CCRA.R.1

Standard: College and Career Readiness Anchor Standards for Reading

Area: College and Career Readiness Anchor Standards for Reading

  • Read closely to determine what the text says explicitly and to make logical inferences from it; cite specific textual evidence when writing or speaking to support conclusions drawn from the text.