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The Gist: Students get the chance to explore different features online banking has to offer by going through an online bank simulation!
The Best Parts:
- Students review their bank account statements to make sure their transactions are correct
- Toggling between checking and saving accounts allows students to see how they can manage their account online, transfer money between the two, and more!
- Students experience what it's like to set up Bill Pay for any bills they owe
Overall, this simulation is a great way for students to experience the benefits of online banking and explore the different features it offers before they even have their own bank account!
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Sonia has always been passionate about instruction and improving students' learning experiences. She's come a long way since her days as a first grader, when she would "teach" music and read to her very attentive stuffed animals after school. Since then, she has taught students as a K-12 tutor, worked in several EdTech startups in the Bay Area, and completed her Ed.M in Education from the Harvard Graduate School of Education. She is passionate about bringing the high quality personal finance content and instruction she wished she'd received in school to the next generation of students and educators. When she isn't crafting lesson guides or working with teachers, Sonia loves to spend her time singing, being outdoors, and adventuring with family and friends!