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Applying Math to Everyday Life: Exercise

We’re guessing you’ve heard the age-old question “When am I going to use what I’m learning in real life?” from students a time or two (or several hundred). 1,131 more words

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Biteslides: a perfect ESL tool for teachers and younger students.

Biteslides [http://www.biteslide.com/] is a great tool I recently discovered on the Internet. I think ESL teachers of younger students will particularly like this: 151 more words


"Storyboard": a tool for an ESL classroom.

Story…boarding? – I hear you say. Is it something like couch surfing? In the world of fancy terms of iFingers and password fatigue, it is easy to get lost in translation. 117 more words


Question: What's The Implied Interest Rate On Rent-To-Own Merchandise?

This Consumer Reports video got me thinking about how this question can be structured as an activity to develop your students’ comparison shopping and Excel skills.   358 more words

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A lesson in coaching

At its heart coaching is about helping students realise their own power; power to make choices about where, when and how they learn.

Where before the challenge for students was finding access to ways of learning, the challenge now is one of choice. 532 more words

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Want Budgeting to Stick With Your Students? Find an App!

USA Today reporting on recent Neilsen study that shows 1) More consumers using budgeting apps on their mobile phones 2) Those that do, are successful at controlling their spending: 227 more words

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Lesson Idea: How I Used the Warren Buffett - Lebron James Conversation to Teach Investing!

I wanted to share the investing lesson that I used today with my high school seniors.  We had played the retro investing game Stocks and Bonds on Tuesday… 454 more words