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PSA Idea: Know Your Debt!

Posted about this Brookings study recently that showed too many college students with loans don’t realize that they have debt.  From Time:

The data reveals that students are generally clueless about the costs of higher education and how they’re paying for it. 187 more words

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Activity Idea: Financial Detectives

We need to teach our students to be savvy consumers.  How can we do that?  I have a few posts titled “What’s the Catch” in which students analyze a financial product and come up with reasons they should be wary of it.   786 more words

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180 Writing Prompts

Learning a language is like any other skill: you need to practice. I understand that listening to everything your EFL teacher has to say is pretty comfortable, easy and even useful at some times, but “consuming” English classes is not the most effective way of acquiring the target language. 445 more words


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Matching Alphabet Beans Literacy Game


Australia Adaptation: Use native Australia beans/nuts/rocks or talk about what kinds of beans/nuts/rocks there are in Australia. Include pictures of different Australia things/places/animals in the muffin tins. 127 more words

{ Poems, Songs, and Finger Plays }

All of the following web resources have a great variety of poems, songs, and finger plays that are developmentally appropriate for kindergartners.

~ POEMS ~ 97 more words

Trends: Stay Current With Mobile Payments

One of the many things I love about family reunions is the opportunity to talk to my college-aged nieces and nephews about what the latest trends on college campuses.   384 more words

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Lesson idea (literature)

Today’s blog post is more for teachers of English than for students or learners. But if you would like to inspire your teacher, please read on. 265 more words