Kansas Teachers -
How to Get Access to FF4Kids
Teachers in other states click here
Step 1: Get Started
Please complete the online tutorial so you are aware of all the resources included with this courseware:
Click here to link to the FF4Kids Online Tutorial.
We hope that teachers who hear about FF4Kids will share this resource with fellow teachers. If you or your district would like free in-service training or other training, please contact
Angela Howdeshell at 316-978-5183 or Email KCEE@wichita.edu.
Teachers: Request Additional Training
Step 2: Once you have completed the tutorial. . .
A link to FF4Kids can be found on your Empowered Desktop for your entire school to access. Your Empowered Desktop is can be reached at http://kportal.learningstation.com (Click HERE for answers to FAQ)
Financial Foundations for Kids is being delivered to all Kansas elementary and middle schools free-of-charge through their Empowered Desktop by Kan-ed/LearningStation, a custom web portal full of resources designed to support teaching and learning. Look for the pink pig icon. If it is not found, please contact us right away. Schools will need to contact Kan-Ed directly to make it available to the students Empowered Desktop.
Schools may also receive a CD containing the courseware to install on a school server or to run from a personal computer.
Download and save the Teachers Guide for your grade level. The Teacher Guides are only found on this website, not on Empowered Desktop.
K-2 (Word Document) (PDF)
3-5 (Word Document) (PDF)
6-8 (Word Document) (PDF)
Choose your lessons using the correlations provided
Review the lesson your students will be using yourself.
Once you have seen what the students will be experiencing,
review the supplemental activity found in the Teachers
Guide and prepare what you will need to teach the activity.
Optional Step 6.a:
Have your students take the online pre-test. Access to the pre-test here.
Use the Courseware in class. You will access the courseware from your school's Empowered Desktop: http://kportal.learningstation.com using your school's logon.
Option 1: Have your students work independently through
the assigned lesson(s).
Option 2: Display the lesson from your PC to the entire
class and work through the materials together.
Do the supplemental activity to reinforce the
concepts covered in the Courseware.
Optional Step 8a:
TRY FOR THE GOVERNOR'S FISCAL FITNESS AWARD!
After your students have completed at least 1/2 of the
lessons in their grade level, have your students take
the online Post-Test. Be sure to have your
students print their test results for your records.
Download and print the award for the students that pass