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Ella's Adventures Online Courses for Grades 2-4

It's never too soon to begin teaching basic financial concepts, such as decision-making, saving, and using credit, to young students. Ella's Adventures allow your students to follow young Ella as she learns important life lessons.

Ella Saves Today Online Course

Young children are not likely to think past their piggy banks when it comes to safe places to set money aside for those special items. In this short course, they'll learn that a bank account offers security and a return on savings.

•  Take the Ella Saves Today online course.

•  Teachers, learn more about the Ella Saves Today online course for teachers and students.

Give Ell Credit Online Course

Using some form of credit is a necessity for most adults. Unfortunately, some misuse credit, and the consequences can be devastating. The earlier young people learn about credit, the more likely they are to use it responsibly as adults. Read and listen to this story to learn what credit is, why people use credit, and how interest can affect the final cost of a good or service when bought on credit.

•  Take the Give Ell Credit online course.

•  Teachers, learn more about the Give Ell Credit online course for teachers and students.

Once Upon a Decision Online Course

How do you make tough decisions? Do you take a guess at the correct solution? Do you ask someone else to make the decision for you? Do you simply use "eeny, meeny, miney, mo?" Read and listen to this story about Ella, who has decisions to make, and learn about the tool that helps Ella solve her problems.

•  Take the Once Upon a Decision online course.

•  Teachers, learn more about the Once Upon a Decision online course for teachers and students.

These online courses are designed for teaching grades 2, 3, and 4.

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Audience:   Elementary School, Consumers
Language:   English
Subjects:   Economics, Personal Finance
Resource Types:   Online Course, Series
Concepts:   Saving, Spending, Banks, Interest, Decision-Making, Opportunity Cost, Credit