Category «Financial Literacy»

Knowledge@Wharton Educator Advisory Board

I’m excited to share that I have been asked to serve on the inaugural Knowledge@Wharton 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 …

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! …

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