Celebrate Hispanic/Latinx Heritage Month With Us
During Hispanic Heritage Month (September 15 - October 15), NGPF has some special events planned to spotlight Latinos with expertise in personal finance. We’re also surfacing resources you can use to make your teaching more inclusive for Hispanic students and their families.
P.S. Not sure how to explain to your students the differences between Hispanic, Latino, Hispano, and Latinx? Watch this explanation.
Thursday, Oct. 6 at 4 PM PT / 7 PM ET
Hear from Christopher Rivas, author of Brown Enough: True Stories About Love, Violence, the Student Loan Crisis, Hollywood, Race, Familia, and Making it in America. As a bonus, attendees have a chance to win one of 50 copies of the author’s book.
Tuesday, Oct. 11 at 2 PM PT / 5 PM ET
Join NGPF’s Yanely Espinal and Chris Salm for a panel discussion with expert teachers of English Language Learners to discuss the NGPF curriculum and strategies for integrating ELL differentiation in the classroom. Learn more about recent NGPF resources that can benefit a classroom with ELL students.
7 Resources to Use
We’ve created a new series of printable posters you can use to decorate your classroom during Hispanic Heritage Month or year-round. They highlight quotes from Spanish proverbs and notable cultural figures.
We’ve received many requests for FinCap Fridays in Spanish, so our team translated and recorded the five most popular videos for you to share with your students.
A six-part series of brief videos in both English and Spanish you can use to bridge the information gap about the U.S.-specific finance topics, such as taxes and insurance, that may be unfamiliar to English Language Learners and their families. Transcripts for all six videos are available in both English and Spanish.
The NGPF Personal Finance Dictionary includes terms and definitions in both English and Spanish for all 12 of NGPF’s units and select mini-units as well as a Glossary to provide testing accommodations for English Language Learners (ELL).
Our popular arcade game Payback is available in Spanish and fits in nicely with our Paying for College unit. Playing Payback allows students to simulate making decisions to get to and through college without drowning in debt.
Our goal is to make financial education as accessible and inclusive as possible. For that reason, much of our curriculum has been translated into Spanish.
Recently, we’ve featured Latinx personal finance experts as part of our Speaker Series and podcast. You may be interested in listening to:
- Jaime Barajas helps first gen students navigate the college-going process
- Understanding Cryptocurrency with Araceliz Gomes of The Latina Investor - episode coming out this Friday
- And our own Yanely Espinal who provides a behind the scenes look at FinCap Friday