My Classroom Podcast: Summer Book List
My Classroom is a short NGPF podcast series devoted to supporting the efforts of teachers. Each week we will speak with different teachers who will share timely tips, resources, and teaching strategies that can be implemented immediately into the classroom.
It's almost summer! As we head into the summer months, we hope you find some time to relax, recharge, listen to some podcasts (here are some NGPF Fellow favorites), and read a few great books. In this week’s episode, we chat with a group of NGPF Fellows, where they discuss some of their favorite books. Enjoy!
Special thank you to the following NGPF Fellows for their book recommendations: Vincent Branch, Kathleen Brennan, Adam Cole, Diane Mondoro, Barbara O’Neil, Brian Page, Steve Penley, Julius Prezelski, Joey Running, Sara Shackett, Brett Shifrin, Ruth Sisman, Jeff Snyder, Jill Thompson, Amanda Volz, & Carin Zinter.
NGPF Fellow Recommended Books:
- The Psychology of Money
- The Simple Path to Wealth
- Flipping a Switch
- Rich Dad, Poor Dad
- How to Change
- 7 Habits of Highly Effective People
- Atomic Habits
- The Millionaire Next Door
- The Financial Diaries
- Kansas City Fed Let’s Bank Together - The History of Black Banks
- The Color of Money
- The Color of Law
Related Professional Development Opportunity:
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About the Authors
Amanda joins the NGPF Team with 18 years of experience teaching personal finance. During that time, she led her students to hundreds of thousands of dollars in scholarships, won multiple awards, and most importantly, impacted the financial lives of thousands of high school students. Amanda prides herself on being an educational leader and is constantly looking for innovative ways to make the classroom relevant, rigorous, and fun. She is a passionate advocate for financial education and has been a long time member of the NGPF community. Fun fact - Amanda was NGPF’s first teacher account! When Amanda isn’t working, she enjoys cooking, gardening, and traveling with her husband and two children.
Making a difference in the lives of students through financial capability is Brian’s greatest passion. He comes to NGPF after fifteen years of public school teaching where he was the ‘11 Ohio Department of Education recipient of a Milken National Educator Award, the CEE Forbes Award winner, and a Money Magazine/CNN "Money Hero". He served on the working group for President Obama's Advisory Council on Financial Capability. He has private school experience as a Trustee for the Cincinnati Country Day School and was a past Ohio Jump$tart President. Brian holds a BBA and M.Ed. When Brian isn’t working alongside his NGPF teammates he is likely spending time with his wife, three children, and dog; hiking, or watching Ohio State football.
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