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Podcast: Tim Talks Tech Tools with Educator Jackie Prester (Mansfield High School, MA)

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Dec 17, 2017
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Teaching Strategies, Tips for Teachers, Current Events, Podcasts, Interactive
It had been almost two years since I last checked in to talk tech with Jackie Prester of Mansfield High School (listen to our first podcast here). Jackie is one of those passionate personal finance teachers always looking to hone her craft by staying abreast of tech tools to boost student engagement and enhance their learning experience. She attends the conferences, demos the products and if a tech tool makes her Top 5 Short List you know that it has passed her "classroom test" too. Oh, and...

Question of the Day: If you invested $1,000 in Netflix stock ten years ago, what would it be worth today?

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Dec 17, 2017
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Stocks, Question of the Day, Investing, Current Events
  Answer: $51,966 (as of 10/31). Remember when subscribing to Netflix meant watching the mailbox for DVDs?  One look at their stock price appreciation lets you know they successfully navigated through the “disruption” to at-home entertainment with the adoption and availability of streaming video.  In fact, they are expected to spend $8 billion on original content in 2018.  As for Blockbuster, they did not fare so well. Netflix’s success earned it a place in...

What I'm Reading This Weekend (December 15-17)

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Dec 15, 2017
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Thanks to Beth Tallman for compiling a great reading list for the weekend. Here was my top 10: If you are worried about privacy and want to get your students to take notice about their online behavior then this Phil. Inquirer story should grab your attention:  A study out from Accenture this week found that half of Philadelphia respondents were creeped out by intelligent services running on their digital devices, by software tools they both rely on and fear. Because that smart stuff gets...

Research: Champlain College Report, MAKING THE GRADE, Highlights State Level Efforts on Finance Education at High School Level

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Dec 14, 2017
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Personal Finance, Current Events, Financial Literacy, Research
John Pelletier of Champlain College is out with his biennial report which grades states based on their state-level policies on delivering personal finance education at the high school level. The takeaway from his research: We still have a long, long, long away to go to ensure that all students have access to a full semester personal finance course before they graduate from high school.  Here's a summary of the report:  Although there have been improvements made since our last report in...