Money Smart Cache! is now open for high school teachers to use in the classroom.
Money Smart Cache! is an online game students can play on any mobile device or computer. During the game, student maneuver Ben Franklin through 21st century financial hurdles and get him to the “portal” to answer the quiz questions correctly and help get him back to his own time period.
Money Smart Cache! addresses seven basic topics that students should understand to be financially literate – credit scores, identity theft, car loans, student loans, debit vs. credit, paychecks and budgeting.
To participate, teachers simply sign up to receive a code for their students to use. Students are able to play as many times as they wish, and teachers have access to a guidebook that provides teaching hints. To sign up, click here.
Money Smart Cache! is open the entire month of April and includes a national prize of $250 for one winning student and $250 for his/her teacher.
For more information, click here.