About the Author

Ryan Wood

Ryan grew up with and maintains a love for learning. He graduated from the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay with a degree in Business Administration and worked in sports marketing for a number of years. After living in Texas, Colorado, Tennessee, and Minnesota, the call of education eventually brought Ryan back to his home state of Wisconsin where he was a Business and Marketing teacher for three years. In his free time he likes to spend time with his wife and daughter, play basketball, read, and go fishing. Now with NGPF, Ryan is excited to help teachers lead the most important course their students will ever take.

Author: Ryan Wood

CURRICULUM UPDATES: Classroom Activities

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Sep 20, 2021
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New Products
The world of personal finance is ever changing, and with that, so are our activities! Details regarding insurance, taxes, college costs, interest rates, and geographic information have all been updated in some of NGPF’s best resources. When those things are updated, we make sure to go through the question sets and narration to make sure the activities flow better than ever when you use them in the classroom. Take a look to see what’s new!   Recently Updated Activities MOVE:...

Ryan Wood: Show Them What You Got (And What Got You There)

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Mar 15, 2021
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Personal Finance
Please join me in welcoming Ryan Wood to the team at NGPF as a curriculum designer with a focus on economics. Here's a short essay on why financial education means so much to him. ----------------------------- Public speaking has never really scared me. I’m one of the lucky ones with the audacious assumption that people might want to hear what I have to say (whether that’s always the case is another story). But the first time I stood in front of a room of high school juniors to teach...