• MADISON PUBLIC SCHOOLS

    Madison High School

    Personal Finance

     Overview

    Personal Finance is a semester elective that introduces students to a variety of financial concepts and strategies. The course is one of the most practical courses offered at Madison High School teaching invaluable financial life skills. The course is structured in a manner where basic financial concepts are initially covered to provide a foundation from which to expand into more complex, sophisticated financial concepts.

    The course is an interactive, activity-based curriculum engaging the students in the learning process. Topics covered range from, Budgeting, Banking Services, Credit, Investing, Taxes and Risk Management. This course will elevate the financial competency of all students.

     Evaluation

    Evaluations may include:

    Case Study Analysis

    Tests & Quizzes

    Class Activities

    Student Presentations/Projects

    Participation 

    Resources

    Excel Software

    Bankrate.com

    KBB.com

    Yahoo Finance

     

    Course Expectation Sheet