Arctopia: Bryan Gets FinEd is a digital educational game by ArcLab, which teachers can use in class to allow students to play and learn about Financial Literacy and Money Management.
Through experiencing the life of a fictional individual in the Learning Game, students will be able to more fully understand the concepts:
(i) what money is,
(ii) how to earn, save and spend money,
(iii) what a bank is and how it helps our savings, and
(iv) the cool concept of interest: money earning money.
Game synopsis: "Meet Bryan, boy-next-door and looking forward to life. Guide Bryan through life, help him learn important and useful Financial Literacy tips:
Help Bryan Get FinEd! (aka Financially Educated)"
The game itself is free-to-play and available at these download links:
What you get from this Teachers Pay Teachers package is a comprehensive lesson plan that shows you how the game can be used in your classroom.
Our ArcLab Lesson Plan has 2 components:
1. Teacher’s guide for the Learning Game – For teachers to facilitate students learning the topic's specific concepts interactively
2. Suggested Reading – Curated weblinks which we’d like to suggest for teachers’ consideration for your students.