Category «Financial Literacy»

It’s #GivingTuesday: Help Replenish Our Makerspace Supplies So We Can Keep Making!

After the hype of Black Friday, Small Business Saturday, and Cyber Monday, today is Giving Tuesday. It’s a day for us to give back. If you are looking for a way to do just that, may I suggest a donation to my students? They create products in their Entrepreneurship class that are sold to learn …

First Day: No Syllabus, Just Engaged Learning!

I focused on making the first day of school more engaging for students this year. I didn’t want to start off by talking at students all period to go over the typical syllabus, expectations, and grades. I engaged them in activities to introduce the courses in a different way. We made learning fun and engaging! …

NGPF Summer Institute Fellow!

  I was very honored and super excited to be selected as a 2018 NGPF Summer Institute Fellow! (full list of fellows here) I traveled to Palo Alto, CA to meet the other 11 fellows in the July cohort. We all became fast friends over a very generous and hearty dinner at Nola. The next …

Google Applied Digital Skills

Google introduced a new set of digital lessons called Applied Digital Skills. There are lessons that tie in well with technology, business, financial literacy, etc. I did the “Technology at Work” lesson in my Entrepreneurship classes. It was a great lesson that helped students see the value of technology in various careers and sectors. There …

NextGenPF Podcast Guest!

I was happy to be asked back as a guest on the NextGenPF‘s podcast a few weeks ago to discuss my love of financial literacy, technology tools, and how I use current events in the classroom. Thanks to the awesome¬†folks at NGPF for the great things they do to support financial literacy in the classroom, …