Category «Financial Literacy»

Old “New” Technology: Relics in My Classroom!

During a lesson on credit cards, I found myself explaining the old credit imprinters. I made the motions, the sound effects … it was quite the show! My students looked at me like I was crazy, so I pulled up this video from Planes, Trains, and Automobiles. When in doubt, refer back to great movies …

NGPF Extra Mile Award

Wow! NextGen Personal Finance (NGPF) continues to elevate financial literacy educators! I received this certificate for being one of twenty-three educators who completed all TWELVE NGPF certification courses! Thank you for the recognition, but more importantly, thank you for the amazing FREE professional development. For those who haven’t taken advantage, visit NGPF.org and go to …

[email protected] Educator Advisory Board

I’m excited to share that I have been asked to serve on the inaugural [email protected] Educator Advisory Board! Last month, I traveled to Wharton to meet with an amazing group of fellow high school business educators. We attended sessions of the Global Young Leaders Academy alongside some of the brightest students from around the world, …

Donorschoose: Sparking Student Engagement in Personal Finance by “Unplugging!”

Help me cap off Financial Literacy Month with a project that will bring some “unplugged” activities to my Personal Finance students! All donations are currently being doubled thanks to a generous promotion being offered by the Charles Schwab Foundation! Thank you so much for your consideration! ­čÖé https://www.donorschoose.org/project/sparking-student-engagement-in-personal/4078703

NGPF Tech Tool Reviews

From NextGen Personal Finance (NGPF): Teachers who attend our Summer Institute in Palo Alto become NGPF Fellows the following school year — this Fellowship includes presenting with us at PD sessions, offering NGPF feedback on products, writing guest blog posts, … the list goes on.┬áToday features a Tech Tool Review from Jacqueline Prester of Mansfield …

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