Partner

CEIP las Vaguadas

Country of Partner

Spain

Title of OER (in English)

Bankaroo: the virtual bank for kids

Title of OER (in national language)

Bankaroo: el banco virtual para niños

Type of OER

Lesson materials for children

URL 01https://www.bankaroo.com/for-school/Conditions of use

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Language (s)

English

School Year

Grade 2, Grade 3, Grade 4, Grade 5, Grade 6

Age group

From 8 to 9, From 9 to 10, From 10 to 11, From 11 to 12

Topic

Banking basics, budgeting, savings, setting goals, spending money responsibly.

Specific contents covered

Financial Education

You can use this OER in this/these subject area(s):

Maths

English language skills

Listening - Spoken reception (Listening comprehension), Speaking - Spoken production (Oral production, interaction), Reading - Written reception (Reading comprehension), Writing - Written production (Written production)

Lexis

Account balance, savings account, set goals, save towards goals, deposits, withdrawals, pocket money, responsible spending, funds, allowance…

Type of materials included

Mobile apps

How is it visually attractive for children?

Pupils fill in banking details in an attractive and dynamic app. Personalized avatars for children. Colourful symbols and drawings help understand text.

Can the OER be customized and reused?

No

Can the OER be used in project-based learning, interclass and intercultural collaboration?

Yes

How?

Pupils work together to set goals and earn badges for their classroom.   Different classes collaborate to raise money for charities.

Points of Strength

The OER takes the learner’s developmental stage, cognitive development and language competence into account., The OER integrates content and language, There is a varied number of items learners are expected to engage in, The response expected from learners is engaging (drawings, hands-on demonstrations, verbal, etc.), The OER makes it clear in which language learners are expected to respond, The OER includes notes on how the product and process of learning should be assessed, The OER can be used in project-based learning, interclass and intercultural collaboration