Tag «Financial Literacy»

Massachusetts Needs Financial Literacy Education Legislation Now: S.2374

I have long advocated for the need to provide all students with proper financial literacy education. Everyone would be better off having the knowledge of how to better manage their own finances in a more responsible way. NextGen Personal Finance released their┬áNational Access Report showing some staggering statistics:   Information about their national push for …

MassCUE Fall Conference

We are pleased to announce the MassCUE and M.A.S.S. 2018 Annual Technology Conference, co-sponsored by the Massachusetts Computer Using Educators (MassCUE) and the Massachusetts Association of School Superintendents (M.A.S.S.). Both organizations recognize the benefits of a collaborative partnership that focuses on the collective interests of our school districts. We will be providing educators from across …

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 …

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