Category: Just One Resource

Just One Resource - CALCULATE: Your Tax Due

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Jan 28, 2019
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Just One Resource, Taxes
    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: Your Tax Due The Gist: Students learn how to calculate a person's taxable income and how their marginal tax rate is different than their effective tax rate! The Best Parts: By calculating a person's taxable income, students understand...

Just One Resource - CALCULATE: What If You Invested That Latte?

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Jan 21, 2019
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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: What If You Invested That Latte? The Gist: How much money would you have in 30 years if you were to put aside the money you spend on that daily coffee into a retirement account instead?  The Best Parts: Students use Bankrate's...

Just One Resource - CALCULATE: Completing a 1040

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Jan 14, 2019
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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: Completing a 1040 The Gist: Students practice filling out a 1040 form to file a tax return!   The Best Parts: Students will file the 1040 for 4 different individuals, each with their own profile and situation. ...

Just One Resource - ANALYZE: How America Gives

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Jan 07, 2019
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Just One Resource, Generosity, Math
    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: How America Gives The Gist: Using The Chronicle of Philanthropy site, students will explore American financial charitable giving throughout the country’s 50 largest metropolitan areas. Combining data from the Internal Revenue...

Just One Resource - INTERACTIVE: Eight Questions to Ask Before Picking a College

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Dec 17, 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: Eight Questions to Ask Before Picking a College The Gist: College is one of the biggest decisions and investments a parent and student will make. As your students get ready for winter vacation with their families, it might be a...

Just One Resource - COMPARE: Charities

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Dec 10, 2018
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Just One Resource, Generosity
    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]  COMPARE: Charities The Gist: During this season of giving, it's important to look closely at how charities, nonprofits and organizations use people's donations. With this activity, your students will research organizations and causes that they are...

Just One Resource - PROJECT: You Decide! Who Gets the Job?

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Dec 04, 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]  PROJECT: You Decide! Who Gets the Job? The Gist:  In this project, students assume the role of a hiring manager at MusicBeat, a company that produces high-quality headphones. They have to review the resumes and cover letters of three potential...

Just One Resource - ANALYZE: Advertising Campaigns

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Nov 27, 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: Advertising Campaigns The Gist: This entrepreneurship activity gives students the opportunity to identify mediums of advertising and analyze the effectiveness of advertising campaigns, making them more aware of how ads affect them, as well...

Just One Resource - PROJECT: Plan a Friendsgiving Dinner

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Nov 18, 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]  PROJECT: Plan a Friendsgiving Dinner The Gist: In this Common Core Standards-aligned project, students plan a potluck Friendsgiving dinner, comparison shop for ingredients, and create an expense report via spreadsheet to track their “spending",...

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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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: 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...