Financial Education Works! (part 3)

Financial Literacy is such an important subject for our students to be learning about in school. Thanks to MassSaves, these quotes have been put together to bring awareness to the need for financial education:

2017 Jump$tart National Educator Conference

Thanks to a very generous scholarship from NextGen Personal Finance, I returned to the Jump$tart National Educator Conference for the fourth time this past weekend! It is the premier conference for financial literacy, but it is so much more than just a conference. The entire weekend is a community building event. Jump$tart leaves no stone …

MassCUE Fall Conference, 35th Anniversary Edition

What can I say about this year’s MassCUE conference? After over a year of planning, it was nothing short of amazing. I am the treasurer of the board of directors of MassCUE and may be a little biased, but I do think it was a spectacular event! From the inspiring speakers to the variety of …

Financial Education Works! (part 2)

Financial Literacy is such an important subject for our students to be learning about in school. Thanks to MassSaves, these staggering statistics have been put together to bring awareness to the need for financial education:

Financial Education Works!

Financial Literacy is such an important subject for our students to be learning about in school. Thanks to MassSaves, these staggering statistics have been put together to bring awareness to the need for financial education:

TED Talk: Are athletes really getting faster, better, stronger?

Entrepreneurship students are watching this TED Talk in class today. It really makes you think! Reflection sheet from TeachersPayTeachers (free):

We want to upcycle your junk!

For years now, my Entrepreneurship students have been learning the ropes of running a business by actually running a small business for the duration of my course. Students pitch their business proposals to each other “Shark Tank”-style and then vote for which business to pursue as a larger group. Until now, students have always designed products …

Fireball at the Waterfire Arts Center!

It’s not often that I post about something that isn’t education-related. Last night, I had the opportunity to attend the Fireball at the Waterfire Arts Center in Providence. My husband is an architect and has been renovating a large warehouse building formerly owned by US Rubber. It has been completely transformed into the new Waterfire …

56th Annual Financial Literacy & Economic Education Conference

I was awarded a scholarship to attend the 56th Annual Financial Literacy & Economic Education Conference from the Massachusetts Council for Economic Education and the Council for Economic Education. I was thrilled to travel to Brooklyn to meet with like-minded educators and business professionals who share a passion for educating our youth about economics and financial …

Hornet tattoos on sale for 25-cents!

The Business Club is selling Hornet tattoos for 25-cents each in room 113. Drop by anytime on Thursday to grab yours before the pep rally! Exact change is appreciated. Thanks!

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