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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


Activity Idea: What is the Return on Investment For Your College Education?

With college costs continuing to rise, more students and their families are asking the question about whether the cost of college is worth it.  I came across this… 207 more words

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NGPF Featured Activity: How To Open A Checking Account

We continue to add to our growing list of engaging activities in the Next Gen Personal Finance’s Activity Bank.  In this post, I want to highlight “ 195 more words


Question of the Day: How Will the Apple Watch Launch Affect Apple's Stock Price?

This is a great research project for students.  It will hone their media literacy skills, is high interest and current and will also teach them about how expectations are built into stock prices. 786 more words

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Case Study: The Mystery of The $8 Million Janitor

Great opportunity to use this inspiring case of the part-time janitor with an $8 million investment portfolio to teach critical investing and budgeting lessons including the power of compound interest, investing in stocks for long-term growth, living frugally and sharing your wealth. 1,105 more words

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