Over the summer and fall of 2016, OFSHEEA undertook a large-scale writing project, funded by the Ministry of Education, to update Family Studies-focused financial literacy resources. These new resources align with the 2013 curriculum expectations revisions. These new resources embed a financial literacy focus into 7 select courses offered in the Family Studies discipline:
In addition to the series of guides above, the following guides by thesimpledollar.com are designed to provide students and parents with knowledge and tools necessary for instilling positive credit awareness and responsible financial habits. These guides are a perfect companion piece to the newly released financial literacy resources.
You can see the guides here:
ALL OF THE ABOVE RESOURCES ARE AVAILABLE FOR FREE (no membership is required to access them). Resources in each course include an instructional organizer, lesson plans, student handouts, teacher answer keys, powerpoint presentations, and if applicable, assessment and evaluation tools. Lesson plans only are also available in French. Click on the links above to access the resources.
All financial literacy resources are available for download and printable via livebinders.com.
The International Federation for Home Economics is the only worldwide organisation concerned with Home Economics and Consumer Studies.
It was founded in 1908 to serve as a platform for international exchange within the field of Home Economics.
A new resource was made available from OSSTF written by status of women and Canadian World Studies / humanities teachers on gender, feminism, abuse and the forming of healthy relationships on the personal level and society level. There are actual lesson plans applicable to HIF1O, HSP3C/U, HSB4C/U, the gender course, equity diversity and healthy relationship course. Please see our website for further details. If you want a hardcopy you can also order one from OSSTF Provincial. Contact Tracey Marshall.
Being able to log in does not mean your membership is up-to-date. The membership year runs from September 1 - August 31. To access members only resources, a current membership is required. Current members have had to renew their membership on or after September 1, 2017.