Category: Podcasts In The Classroom

Podcasts in the Classroom - Current Events Edition: Facebook’s Woes

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Oct 18, 2021
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Current Events, Podcasts In The Classroom
  This series is designed to bring together a variety of shorter, readily available podcasts to introduce a topic from recent headlines and inspire discussion. Events surrounding Facebook and its other platforms (Instagram and WhatsApp) made lots of headlines over the past week to ten days.  First, a Whistleblower appeared on “60 Minutes” and then went in front of Congress.  And then there was that six-hour outage on all of its platforms.   Here are some...

Podcasts In The Classroom: What Makes a Good Pitch?

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May 03, 2021
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Podcasts In The Classroom
After more than 400 teachers expressed interest in bringing podcasts into the classroom, we decided to build out a ready-to-use activity to fulfill that desire. This week's activity (you will be asked to Make a Copy when you click on the link) revolves around what venture capitalists look for in a business and has incorporated 3-4 minute audio excerpts from the NGPF Podcast. Students will have the option to listen to three venture capitalists, Colleen Poynton (Vice President at Core Innovation...

Podcasts In The Classroom: Finding Data on the Price of College

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Apr 19, 2021
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Podcasts In The Classroom
After more than 400 teachers expressed interest in bringing podcasts into the classroom, we decided to build out a ready-to-use activity to fulfill that desire. This week's activity (you will be asked to Make a Copy when you click on the link) revolves around where the public can find data on the price of college and has incorporated 2-3 minute audio excerpts from the NGPF Podcast. Students will have the option to listen to Martin Van Der Werf (Associate Director of Georgetown's Center on...

Podcasts In The Classroom: Passion for Personal Finance

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Apr 05, 2021
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Podcasts In The Classroom
After more than 400 teachers expressed interest in bringing podcasts into the classroom, we decided to build out a ready-to-use activity to fulfill that desire. To celebrate Financial Literacy Month, this week's activity (you will be asked to Make a Copy when you click on the link) revolves around why personal finance is important and has incorporated 3-4 minute audio excerpts from the NGPF Podcast. Students will have the option to listen to Kavya Ravikanti (Founder of Young, Not Broke), Dr....

Podcasts In The Classroom: Her Early Money Lessons

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Mar 22, 2021
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Podcasts In The Classroom
After more than 400 teachers expressed interest in bringing podcasts into the classroom, we decided to build out a ready-to-use activity to fulfill that desire. This week's activity (you will be asked to Make a Copy when you click on the link) is a little bit different as it is more reflective than informative. After students listen to 3-4 minute audio excerpts from the NGPF Podcast of three women speaking about how their childhood memories impacted the way they see money, they are asked to...

Podcasts In The Classroom: Her Career Path

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Mar 08, 2021
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Podcasts In The Classroom, Career
After more than 400 teachers expressed interest in bringing podcasts into the classroom, we decided to build out a ready-to-use activity to fulfill that desire. This week's activity (you will be asked to Make a Copy when you click on the link) revolves around career paths and has incorporated 3-4 minute audio excerpts from the NGPF Podcast. Students will have the option to listen to Kathy Ng (Bonds Trader), Jennifer Carolan (Co-Founder of Reach Capital), and Dr. Ashley Whillans (Associate...

Podcasts In The Classroom: Dollar Cost Averaging

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Feb 22, 2021
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Podcasts In The Classroom
After more than 400 teachers expressed interest in bringing podcasts into the classroom, we decided to build out a ready-to-use activity to fulfill that desire. This week's activity (you will be asked to Make a Copy when you click on the link) revolves around the concept of “Dollar Cost Averaging” and has incorporated 2-3 minute audio excerpts from the NGPF Podcast. Students will have the option to listen to Paul Merriman (Author of We're Talking Millions), Nick Maggiulli (COO of...

Podcasts In The Classroom: Score! Learn More About Credit

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Jan 25, 2021
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Podcasts, Credit Scores, Podcasts In The Classroom
After more than 400 teachers expressed interest in bringing podcasts into the classroom, we decided to build out a ready-to-use activity to fulfill that desire. This week's activity (you will be asked to Make a Copy when you click on the link) revolves around the topic of credit and has incorporated 2-3 minute audio excerpts from the NGPF Podcast. Students will have the option to listen to Demetria Gallegos (News Editor at the Wall Street Journal), Rod Griffin (Senior Director of Public...

Podcasts In The Classroom: How Do You Think About Saving?

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Jan 11, 2021
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Podcasts, Savings, Podcasts In The Classroom
After more than 400 teachers expressed interest in bringing podcasts into the classroom, we decided to build out a ready-to-use activity to fulfill that desire. This week's activity (you will be asked to Make a Copy when you click on the link) revolves around the topic of Saving and has incorporated 2-3 minute audio excerpts from the NGPF Podcast. Students will have the option to listen to Adam Carroll (Author and Producer of Broke, Busted, & Disgusted), JL Collins (Author of The Simple...

Podcasts In The Classroom: Financial Aid Tips and Tricks

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Dec 14, 2020
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Podcasts, Podcasts In The Classroom
After more than 400 teachers expressed interest in bringing podcasts into the classroom, we decided to build out a ready-to-use activity to fulfill that desire. This week's activity (you will be asked to Make a Copy when you click on the link) revolves around the financial aid process and has incorporated 3-6 minute audio excerpts from the NGPF Podcast. Few ideas for implementation are to have students listen to ONE of the podcast clips and then complete the Google form. You could then have...

Podcasts In The Classroom: Professional Athletes' and Money

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Nov 30, 2020
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Podcasts, Podcasts In The Classroom
After more than 400 teachers expressed interest in bringing podcasts into the classroom, we decided to build out a weekly activity to fulfill that desire. This week's activity (you will be asked to Make a Copy when you click on the link) revolves around professional athletes' experiences with money and has incorporated 3-4 minute audio excerpts from the NGPF Podcast. Few ideas for implementation are to have students listen to ONE of the podcast clips and then complete the Google form. You...

Podcasts In The Classroom: What's the Relationship Between Money and One's Emotional Well-Being?

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Nov 09, 2020
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Podcasts, Behavioral Finance, Podcasts In The Classroom
After more than 400 teachers expressed interest in bringing podcasts into the classroom, we decided to build out a weekly activity to fulfill that desire. This week's activity (you will be asked to Make a Copy when you click on the link) focuses on the relationship between money and one's emotional well-being with 3-5 minute audio excerpts from the NGPF Podcast. Few ideas for implementation are to have students listen to ONE of the podcast clips and then complete the Google form. You could...

Podcasts In The Classroom: What's New In the World of Investing?

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Nov 02, 2020
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Podcasts, Investing, Stocks, Podcasts In The Classroom
Welcome to the first official Podcast Tuesday! After more than 400 teachers expressed interest in bringing podcasts into the classroom, we decided to build out a weekly activity to fulfill that desire. This week's activity (you will be asked to Make a Copy when clicked) focuses on the world of investing with 3-6 minute audio files explaining sustainable investing, the pros/cons of the Robinhood investing app and an analysis of who is benefiting from the recent rise in the stock market....