Want to add Financial Algebra to your school’s course calendar next year? We’ve heard from a number of educators looking to learn more about the upcoming financial algebra units and standards, so we’ve put together an overview to ease the course approval process.
What is the Financial Algebra course?
NGPF’s free Financial Algebra course is an engaging one-semester course designed for high school math teachers who want to weave personal financial applications in the real world with alignment of math standards and deep algebraic accuracy.
Each of the course’s 10 units combines one core personal finance topic with one relevant mathematical concept (eg, investing and exponential functions). The curriculum is aligned with both the Common Core Mathematics Standards and the National Standards for Personal Financial Education.
What is covered in future units?
Units 1-6 are available now and the remaining units will be released by the end of the summer of 2022.
Check out the upcoming financial algebra units for an overview of each of the remaining units: credit types and modeling functions, manage credit and one-variable metrics, pay for college and two-variable metrics, and insurance and probability.
How can I add a course in financial algebra next year?
The process for adding a new course varies by school, so you may need to apply through your department head, school board, or school district. We’ve gathered the most important information you’ll likely need, including the course description, unit plans, and alignment of standards to ease that process.
If you’re suggesting a new Financial Algebra course, here are three key resources:
Financial Algebra Course Overview Upcoming Financial Algebra Units Financial Algebra Course Page
About the author
Kathryn (she/her) is delighted to join the NGPF team after 9 years of teaching experience as a mentor, tutor and special education teacher. She is a graduate of Cornell University with a degree in policy analysis and management and a master’s degree in educational science from Brooklyn College. Kathryn looks forward to incorporating her passion for accessibility and educational equity into NGPF’s curriculum design. In her spare time, Kathryn enjoys embarking on cooking projects, walking her partner and dog through the Seattle neighborhood, or lounging in a hammock with a book.
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