Resources for Middle School Educators

Young Americans Center for Financial Education strives to teach financial education to students before they become adults, allowing them years to develop healthy financial habits.  Browse resources for middle school educators below, targeted to youth in grades 6-8.

Young Americans Programs:

  • International Towne, a hands-on lesson in global economics for 6th and 7th graders
  • YouthBiz, empowering middle school students to learn, think, speak and act like entrepreneurs
  • Spark Change, a service learning and leadership program for K-12 students
  • Personal Finance Presentations, in-person presentations for your school or group about a variety of age-appropriate financial concepts.  Contact us for more information!

Lessons and Activities:

Stand-alone lessons help educators (and parents!) teach financial concepts in a fun, hands-on way.  Find links to individual lessons below, or download the full resource packet (coming soon).

Virtual Programs

Whether you’re searching for a quick activity or an in-depth, guided experience, Young Americans Center wants to help!  Virtual Programs provide educators and parents with a hands-on lesson in financial education they can deliver to their students virtually!