"How To Find Personal Finance Resources (using NGPF)"
How many of you have suffered through hours of fruitless Google searches looking for that video, activity or article to engage your students? If you are nodding your head now, you will not want to miss our March 24th webinar (oh, and it's FREE!).
You will walk away from this webinar with ideas, resources, lessons and activities that you can use in your classes immediately.
It will be offered at two times on the 24th so be sure to register for the time that works best for you:
Want To Get A Good Job? Better Learn Excel!
A recent WSJ Blog post highlighted research that found a key skill in most jobs is the ability to work your way around a spreadsheet. Here are some Excel activities to hone your students' spreadsheet skills:
You know students love videos, but you also know finding great video resources can take time. At NGPF, we spend hundreds of hours looking for resources so you don't have to. Here are a few video resources that we uncovered the past month that we thought your students would enjoy:
March is National Reading Month. We know that finding high quality, interesting, and student-friendly articles about personal finance for a high school audience can be time consuming. All month, Jessica is highlighting one nonfiction article from our library each day. She's selecting her favorites for immediate use in your classroom. Celebrate #NationalReadingMonth with NGPF!
Here are three articles that your students will enjoy:
Post Your Favorite Personal Finance Article, Win A $50 Amazon Gift Card For National Reading Month, we want to know what personal finance articles you love to share with your students. Here's how to take home that prize:
Chart of the Month: What's the Cost of College for 2014-15?
Be sure to check out this NGPF blog post for discussion points that accompany this chart.
Next Gen Personal Finance actively supports the financial literacy community through workshops, conference sponsorships and volunteer teaching. We are based in the Bay Area but travel constantly so e-mail me at email@example.com, if you are interested in discussing a speaking or sponsorship opportunity.
October 18, 2014: FBLA Conference (Santa Clara, CA) - NGPF provided a workshop for FBLA Advisors and students
November 8-10, 2014: Jump$tart Conference (Los Angeles, CA) - NGPF participated as an exhibitor
November 15, 2014: CBEA State Conference (Monterrey, CA) - NGPF exhibited and conducted a workshop for personal finance educators
November 19-21, 2014: AFCPE (Bellevue, WA) - Exhibitor
December 9-12, 2014: Pilot at Palo Alto High School (Palo Alto, CA)
January 21-23, 2015: Collaboration with Harvard University Winter Session Personal Finance Course (Cambridge, MA)
February 24, 2015: Common Ground Personal Finance Workshop for Educators and Panel Discussion With Parents (Princeton, NJ)
February 28, 2015: FBLA Bay Section Conference (Daly City, CA) - NGPF provided two workshops for FBLA Advisors and students
March 24, 2015: Free Webinar "How To Find Personal Finance Resources" offered at two times: 1pm PT and 4pm PT
January-March, 2015: Pilot at Eastside Prep (East Palo Alto, CA)
April 10, 2015: FBLA California State Conference (Santa Clara, CA)