Ontario English Catholic Teachers

Financial Literacy


EduGAINS – Financial Literacy GAINS 

This website includes a variety of curriculum-linked resources designed to provide educators with effective strategies to support financial literacy education across the province from Grade 4 to Grade 12. The resources also support ongoing individual and collaborative learning for teachers.

Inspire Financial
Created by the Ontario Teachers' Federation, this site includes packaged classroom programs and teacher-developed lesson plans by grade (4-12), curriculum tools, and professional development opportunities for teachers will support you in teaching students about money and investing.
Practical Money Skills Canada
Choices & Decisions: Taking Charge of Your Financial Life, developed by Practical Money Skills Canada, teaches high school students how to set long and short-term personal and financial goals, create and work with a personal budget, identify how and when to use credit, saving and investing, understanding the basics of banking services, and develop character and confidence. Includes free lesson plans, in-class activities, and games to engage students.
The City - A Financial Life Skills Resource 

The City is a resource developed by Financial Consumer Agency of Canada designed to help teach financial literacy to young people. This free resource includes lesson plans, overheads, income, expense and budget handouts, and worksheets. The materials can be downloaded for use in a classroom or used as an online, self-directed version that can be completed virtually anywhere. Basic concepts such as budgeting and savings, credit and debt, and financial planning are included.