Back to School Math Lesson
Dolores Kong

Your children are now back in the classroom, and
perhaps getting some kind of "new math" homework
that you can't help them with. But there are some
kinds of old-fashioned math lessons you can teach
your kids, that they may not get in school, such as
how to balance a checkbook, or the power of compound
interest. Here are some Web resources that can help
you teach your kids some lessons with life-long
personal finance implications: has calculators to teach kids about
compound interest and saving for retirement has links to
grade-appropriate personal finance educational
materials has lesson plans
that use coins to teach history, math and personal