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Teach Financial Education

UChicago STEM Education is looking for high school teachers to teach finEDge, a comprehensive financial education curriculum. The curriculum is uniquely designed to develop behaviors that lead to financial well-being.

finEDge is a research-based, semester-long course that helps high school students prepare for a successful financial future. The course provides multiple opportunities for practice and reflection about financial decision-making, through simulations, scenarios, and real-life tasks. The program fosters the skills and dispositions that students and teachers need to be lifelong financial learners.

In addition, UChicago STEM Education provides professional learning opportunities to help teachers develop a deep understanding of the content and pedagogy.

Course Topics

  • Financial Decision-Making in Context
  • Saving and Spending
  • Borrowing
  • Earning
  • Investing
  • Risk Management and Insurance
  • Financing Post-Secondary Education

If you are a school official or teacher interested in using this course please visit Order Materials page.

If you are a K-8 school official or teacher interested in future projects please let us know here.

For general inquiries email financialeducation@uchicago.edu