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Activity Idea: What is Financial Innovation?

The pace of financial innovation has quickened which makes it all the more imperative that we teach students how to assess the new products being launched everyday.   201 more words

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Activity idea: Teaching Students to Be Savvy

Consumer Reports published their Naughty and Nice List for 2014.  It called out companies who had run-ins with regulators due to practices that can be best be described as anti-consumer:  Here’s a sample: 126 more words

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{ Australian Math Lesson }

Rational: This project asks students to look at objects and count them showing them a quantity and then giving it a name. It also has students practice tallying information and showing how a number can be represented through tallies. 109 more words

NGPF Featured Lesson: Needs vs. Wants

From Jessica Endlich Winkler, NGPF’s resident budget guru:

Our unit on Budgeting is a long one, but students will legitimately have all the tools they need to complete a thorough, well planned, strategic budget for living as an independent adult. 193 more words

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What's The Catch?: "Free Access to Credit Scores"

Here’s a fun activity for students that will teach them to be more savvy consumers when they see offers touting “free.”

  1. Have students google “free access to credit scores” and click on a 3-4 of the Google ads that appear atop and on the right hand side of the search page.
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{ Aboriginal Art Project }


This project teaches students about Aboriginal art in the Australian bush. It’s a nice connection to social studies in the kindergarten classroom. This project will work on students fine motor skills and patterning skills as the dot and decorate the kangaroos. 138 more words

Question of the Day: What is Skimming?

I thought about an activity that might engage students to learn more about identity theft.  One popular way to steal an identity is through “skimming.”  What is skimming? 166 more words

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