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Hands on Banking/El futuro en tus manos


Core Code Alignment

CTE / Family & Consumer Sciences
    Family and Consumer Sciences
        34010000005: Adult Roles & Financial Literacy

Finance
    Financial Literacy
        01000000100: General Financial Literacy


Recommendation

Recommended Primary

Evaluation

Hands on Banking through Wells Fargo is a site dedicated to financial education for youth. There are student resources and modules for elementary, middle school, and high school students. The modules go through a number of financial topics and are easy to use. There are also many resources for teachers to use including lesson plans, and interactives that can work in person as well as virtually. The site contains many articles on numerous financial topics that are easy to understand and also have links to related topics.


Rubric : Generic

Content
Item 3 - Extensive 2 - Adequate 1 - Inadequate 0 - None
Alignment The content of this resource aligns with appropriate grade level Core standards, is current, well-researched, and referenced from reliable sources. The content of this resource aligns with most grade level core standards, but will need supplementary materials to insure coverage of all the objectives for this course. The content of this resource aligns with a few grade level core standards for a portion of the course. The content of this resource does not align with standards and objectives for this course.
Material aligns with JumpStart national standards. It is appropriate for high school students and covers just the basics.
Scaffolding Scaffolding supports for these materials are complex and challenging, engage learners from various skill levels and provide assistance for all students to enhance conceptual understanding; and offer opportunities for students to share evidence and research. Scaffolding supports for these materials engage learners from various skill levels and provides assistance for students to enhance conceptual understanding. Scaffolding supports for these materials engage learners from various skill levels. Scaffolding supports for these materials do not engage learners from various skill levels or provide scaffolding to enhance conceptual understanding.
Although many financial topics are presented in the modules, it is done in a very basic way. They can be viewed in Spanish or English, but assessments are only done through multiple-choice questions. The additional resources can provide a deeper understanding of some of the topics through classroom activities.
Navigation This resource contains directions that are clear and understandable and are easy to navigate through. N/A N/A The instructions in this resource are unclear and navigation is difficult.
The site is very easy to use and navigate.
Accessibility
Item 3 - Extensive 2 - Adequate 1 - Inadequate 0 - None
Bias Free This material is free from bias and can be used by all students regardless of gender, race, ethnicity, or disability, and is free from advertising, e-commerce or political interest, and is in compliance with the law and community standards. This series or title has material that may be interpreted as bias or promoting a commercial or political agenda, or may be considered to treat some groups unfairly. N/A This series or title has material that is clearly biased and favors a point of view that may be distracting to the educational experience of students.
This material is provided by Wells Fargo, but the only evidence of that is a small logo at the bottom of each page. There are no obvious or blatant advertising or promotions of products.
Adaptability Instructional materials in this resource are easily updated and adaptable for teacher and student use in individualized or group instructional settings, and are accessible for an appropriate time period to facilitate a proper learning environment for all students. Instructional materials in this resource have some features which are adaptable and are available for an acceptable time period. N/A Instructional materials in this resource are not adaptable or easily incorporated into a variety of educational settings.
Materials are very easy to access. Students can quickly move through the modules with minimal computer skills. There are teacher resources that teachers can use to supplement the modules.
Technical Standards This curriculum meets the requirements of federal and state laws and accepted technical standards. Technical specifications and limitations, including hardware requirements, bandwidth demands, student data privacy, and software and web access restrictions are adequately described and noted, and allow for error free installation and use without purchase of additional components. N/A N/A This curriculum is limited by specifications that may require additional materials or technical assistance, or additional hardware, software, or infrastructure.
Program is web-based and no downloads are required to access the materials. logins are not required to access material, but information will not be saved without a login.
Pedagogy
Item 3 - Extensive 2 - Adequate 1 - Inadequate 0 - None
Physical Characteristics In physical terms, this resource is durable, interactive, and provides high quality audio-visual and tactile experiences for all users. In physical terms, this resource is somewhat fragile in construction and provides limited tactile experiences for students. N/A In physical terms, this resource is designed to be disposable and temporary.
Resources are professional in their look and ease of use. Videos are short and easily understood. Assessments are basic, yet they focus on the important terms and financial practices.
Instructional Support Provided materials reference numerous available supplemental resources. Provided materials reference some available supplemental resources. N/A Provided materials do not refer to other supplemental resources.
There are numerous articles on all types of financial topics that include basic definitions of important terms. There are also links to related articles on similar topics that are easily accessed.
Supplemental Resources No criteria provided. No criteria provided. No criteria provided. No criteria provided.
There are many supplemental articles, activities, lesson plans, and interactives available on the site.
Assessments These instructional resources contain a variety of formative and summative assessments that are aligned with core objectives, provide appropriate intervention strategies, and lead to observable performance and real-world experience. These instructional resources contain a limited number of assessments without intervention strategies. N/A These instructional resources do not provide assessment materials.
There are several lessons available for teachers complete with activities, printables, assessments, and answer keys. The activities are engaging and age appropriate.

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