Category: Just One Resource

Just One Resource - INTERACTIVE: What is a Millennial?

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Nov 13, 2018
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Just One Resource
    In this weekly blog post, the Curriculum team will highlight Just One Resource from our NGPF collection that maybe doesn't get the attention it deserves. Use it this week or bookmark it for later.  [The Resource]  INTERACTIVE: What is a Millennial? The Gist: Your students will explore how trends among the Millennial generation regarding their experiences with technological change, globalization, and economic disruption reshape their spending habits and the...

Just One Resource - CASE STUDY: Have Diploma. Got Job?

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Nov 06, 2018
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Just One Resource
    In this weekly blog post, the Curriculum team will highlight Just One Resource from our NGPF collection that maybe doesn't get the attention it deserves. Use it this week or bookmark it for later.  [The Resource]  CASE STUDY: Have Diploma. Got Job? The Gist: Your students get the chance to be in a career counselor's shoes and troubleshoot with college students on how to land a job! The Best Parts: Sample student profiles and resumes: You will find two...

Just One Resource - INTERACTIVE: Invest With STAX!

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Oct 30, 2018
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Just One Resource
    In this weekly blog post, the Curriculum team will highlight Just One Resource from our NGPF collection that maybe doesn't get the attention it deserves. Use it this week or bookmark it for later.  [The Resource]  INTERACTIVE: Invest With STAX! The Gist: Your students will get to make 20 years worth of investing decisions...in 20 minutes. Are you ready?? The Best Parts: More than just individual stocks: Students get a more holistic view of investment...

Just One Resource - CALCULATE: Impact of Credit Score on Loans

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Oct 23, 2018
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Just One Resource
    In this weekly blog post, the Curriculum team will highlight Just One Resource from our NGPF collection that maybe doesn't get the attention it deserves. Use it this week or bookmark it for later.  [The Resource]  CALCULATE: Impact of Credit Scores on Loans The Gist: This activity allows students to understand how a low, medium, and high credit score can impact the terms of future loans such as an auto loan, a mortgage, and more!  The Best Parts:...

Just One Resource - ANALYZE: Should I Insure This Group?

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Oct 16, 2018
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Just One Resource
    In this weekly blog post, the Curriculum team will highlight Just One Resource from our NGPF collection that maybe doesn't get the attention it deserves. Use it this week or bookmark it for later.  [The Resource]  ANALYZE: Should I Insure This Group? The Gist: Insurance can be...well, let's face it...a boring challenging topic to teach students. So, here's a fun way to introduce how insurance works, from the insurance company's perspective. Students step...

Just One Resource - ANALYZE: The Influence of Advertisements

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Oct 09, 2018
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    In this weekly blog post, the Curriculum team will highlight Just One Resource from our NGPF collection that maybe doesn't get the attention it deserves. Use it this week or bookmark it for later.  [The Resource]  ANALYZE: The Influence of Advertisements The Gist: Everyday, we are bombarded with advertisements that try to convince us to do something, buy something, eat something, look a certain way, and more. This activity introduces students to 6 ways ads try to...

Just One Resource - RESEARCH: FAFSA Deadlines

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Oct 02, 2018
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Just One Resource
    In this weekly blog post, the Curriculum team will highlight Just One Resource from our NGPF collection that maybe doesn't get the attention it deserves. Use it this week or bookmark it for later.    [The Resource]  RESEARCH: FAFSA Deadlines The Gist: The FAFSA filing period just opened up on October 1st, and this is the perfect activity to have your students do so they can navigate the different deadlines they have to meet!  The Best Parts: Teachers...

Just One Resource - ANALYZE: Change a Bad Financial Habit

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Sep 24, 2018
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Just One Resource
    In this new weekly blog post, the Curriculum team will highlight Just One Resource from our NGPF collection that maybe doesn't get the attention it deserves. Use it this week or bookmark it for later.    [The Resource]  ANALYZE: Change a Bad Financial Habit The Gist: Do you ever buy that daily coffee and think, "It's just for today, or this week!", but it ends up being a habitual expense? Preview the revamped Financial Pitfalls unit, as this NEW behavioral...

Just One Resource - ANALYZE: A High School Resume and Cover Letter

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Sep 17, 2018
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Just One Resource, Career
        In this new weekly blog post, the Curriculum team will highlight Just One Resource from our NGPF collection that maybe doesn't get the attention it deserves. Use it this week or bookmark it for later.    [The Resource]  ANALYZE: A High School Resume and Cover Letter The Gist: Are your students looking for part-time jobs but don’t know where to start? This activity gets students to start thinking about what elements make strong high school...

Just One Resource - RESEARCH: Finding Scholarships & Grants

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Sep 11, 2018
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Just One Resource, Paying for College
      In this new weekly blog post, the Curriculum team will highlight Just One Resource from our NGPF collection that maybe doesn't get the attention it deserves. Use it this week or bookmark it for later.    [The Resource] RESEARCH: Finding Scholarships & Grants  The Gist: With the beginning of the new school year upon us, this is the prime time for high school seniors to begin exploring scholarships and grants for college. This research activity...

Just One Resource - NUMBER CHUG: Break Even with Soap

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Jul 18, 2018
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Just One Resource, Math, Entrepreneurship
        In this new weekly blog post, Jessica will highlight Just One Resource from our NGPF collection that maybe doesn't get the attention it deserves. Use it this week or bookmark it for later.    [The Resource]  NUMBER CHUG: Break Even with Soap The Gist: In this scenario, "April's" caught the entrepreneurial spirit and is handmaking soaps to sell for profit. Over the course of this seven-question Number Chug, students learn about revenue, cost,...

Just One Resource - CASE STUDY: Check Yourself Before You Wreck Yourself

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Jul 11, 2018
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Just One Resource, Case Study, Checking Accounts
        In this new weekly blog post, Jessica will highlight Just One Resource from our NGPF collection that maybe doesn't get the attention it deserves. Use it this week or bookmark it for later.    [The Resource]  CASE STUDY: Check Yourself Before You Wreck Yourself The Gist: In this challenging case study, students play the role of peer financial counselor (as they often do in our cases) as their clients bring compelling reasons why they'd rather...

Just One Resource - INTERACTIVE: Think You Can Pick Stocks?

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May 29, 2018
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Just One Resource, Investing, Stocks
        In this new weekly blog post, Jessica will highlight Just One Resource from our NGPF collection that maybe doesn't get the attention it deserves. Use it this week or bookmark it for later.    [The Resource]  INTERACTIVE: Think You Can Pick Stocks? The Gist: The Wall Street Journal has this fun little six-round game, where each round features four real companies' stock info, but the names are obscured so you're not sure which company is which....

Just One Resource - PROJECT: Create a Scam Guidebook

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May 23, 2018
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Just One Resource, Financial Literacy, Identity Theft
        In this new weekly blog post, Jessica will highlight Just One Resource from our NGPF collection that maybe doesn't get the attention it deserves. Use it this week or bookmark it for later.    [The Resource]  PROJECT: Create a Scam Guidebook The Gist: Financial scams are everywhere, out to get you if you're not vigilant. As the school year draws to a close, why not have your students deep dive into the nitty-gritty of how different scams work...

Just One Resource - CREATE: Monthly College Budget

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May 16, 2018
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Just One Resource, Paying for College, Budgeting
        In this new weekly blog post, Jessica will highlight Just One Resource from our NGPF collection that maybe doesn't get the attention it deserves. Use it this week or bookmark it for later.    [The Resource]  CREATE: Monthly College Budget The Gist: Think of this as a precursor to Payback but less focused on tuition costs and more focused on the day-to-day budgeting decisions a college freshman will make. Each slide presents a new decision: Will...