Category: PRO Tip from NGPF

TEACHER TIP - PROJECT: Overdraft Fee Analysis

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Sep 16, 2019
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PRO Tip from NGPF
Amanda Volz brings you another Teacher Tip video on PROJECT: Overdraft Fee Analysis. In this project, students will assess the overdraft fees associated with major banks' checking accounts. In this video, Amanda provides an overview of the project as well as some tips and implementation ideas for how you can use this project in your classroom. For additional resources on Checking, visit NGPF's CHECKING unit page!...

TEACHER TIP - MOVE: Your Tax Dollar in Action

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Sep 09, 2019
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PRO Tip from NGPF
Amanda Volz brings you another Teacher Tip Video on the activity MOVE: Your Tax Dollar in Action. In this activity, students learn how their federal tax dollars are spent using a fun, out-of-their seat race challenge. In this video, Amanda provides some tips and implementation ideas for how you can use this activity in your classroom. For additional resources on Taxes, visit NGPF's TAXES unit page!...

TEACHER TIP - COMPARE: Types of Car Insurance

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Sep 02, 2019
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PRO Tip from NGPF
Amanda Volz brings you another Teacher Tip video on the activity COMPARE: Types of Car Insurance. This activity has students determine the appropriate type of car insurance to cover damages in given scenarios. Amanda provides some tips and implementation ideas for how you can use this activity (and ways to possibly extend it) with your students. For all of NGPF's Insurance resources, visit the INSURANCE unit page!...

TEACHER TIP - CREATE: A Salary-Based Budget

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Aug 26, 2019
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PRO Tip from NGPF
Amanda Volz brings you another Teacher Tip video on the activity CREATE: A Salary-Based Budget. This activity provides guided steps for students to create an independent adult budget. In this video, Amanda provides some tips and implementation ideas for how you can use this activity with your students.  For additional resources, visit NGPF's BUDGETING unit page and CAREER unit page!...

TEACHER TIP - INTERACTIVE: Shady Sam

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Aug 19, 2019
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PRO Tip from NGPF
Amanda Volz brings you another Teacher Tip video on the INTERACTIVE: Shady Sam. This fun interactive allows students to take on the role of being a loan shark while learning about different types of loan options and the fees lenders offer and charge. Amanda provides some tips and implementation ideas for how you can use this activity with your students.  For all of NGPF's Financial Pitfall resources, visit the FINANCIAL PITFALLS unit page!...

TEACHER TIP - INTERACTIVE: What's the S&P 500?

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Aug 12, 2019
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PRO Tip from NGPF
Amanda Volz brings you a Teacher Tip video on the INTERACTIVE: What's the S&P 500? In this activity, students use an interactive map from FINVIZ, which provides a visual representation of the popular stock market index, the S&P 500. This is one of Amanda's favorite interactives and she includes some tips and tricks on how you can use it in your classroom!  For all of NGPF's Investing resources, visit the INVESTING unit page!...

TEACHER TIP - INTERACTIVE: Living Paycheck to Paycheck

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Aug 05, 2019
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PRO Tip from NGPF
Are you looking for an interactive activity for the first day of school? Or a great way to introduce your Budgeting unit? See how NGPF Fellow Amanda Volz uses INTERACTIVE: Living Paycheck to Paycheck in this new Teacher Tip video. You'll learn all of her best tips and ideas for implementation in the classroom!   For all of NGPF's Budgeting resources, visit the Budgeting unit page....

TEACHER TIP - INTERACTIVE: How Much Will Your College Actually Cost?

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Jul 29, 2019
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PRO Tip from NGPF
See how NGPF Fellow Amanda Volz uses INTERACTIVE: How Much Will Your College Actually Cost? in this new Teacher Tip Video! You'll learn some great tips and ideas on how to use this activity in your classroom.   For all of NGPF's Paying for College resources, go to the Paying For College unit page....

TEACHER TIP - RESEARCH: Finding Scholarships & Grants

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Jul 22, 2019
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PRO Tip from NGPF
Amanda Volz brings you another Teacher Tip video on the activity RESEARCH: Finding Scholarships & Grants. In this activity, students are given time, strategies, and resources to search for FREE money for college. Amanda also includes some tips for how to differentiate this project for students who are entering the workforce and do not plan to attend college.    For all of NGPF's Paying For College resources, visit the Paying for College unit page!...

TEACHER TIP - INTERACTIVE: FICO Credit Scores

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Jul 15, 2019
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PRO Tip from NGPF
See how NGPF Fellow Amanda Volz uses INTERACTIVE: FICO Credit Scores in this new Teacher Tip Video! You'll learn tips on how to use the myFICO Credit Score Estimator and strategies to use this activity in your classroom.   For all of NGPF's Managing Credit resources, go to the Managing Credit Unit page....

TEACHER TIP - COMPARE: Making Credit Decisions

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Jul 08, 2019
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PRO Tip from NGPF
See how NGPF Fellow Amanda Volz uses the activity, COMPARE: Making Credit Decisions, in this new Teacher Tip Video! You'll learn all of her best tips and tricks on how to get students up and moving while learning the advantages and disadvantages of multiple credit options!     For all of NGPF's Managing Credit resources, go to the Managing Credit Unit page....

TEACHER TIP - Online Tools & Apps

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Jul 01, 2019
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PRO Tip from NGPF
Amanda Volz brings you another great Teacher Tip video on the popular project, Online Tools and Apps, where students become "app reviewers" and explore the ever-evolving line of personal finance apps and tools. Learn all about how Amanda implements this activity in her classroom with tips and tricks to help it run more smoothly in your classroom!      For all of NGPF's Checking resources, visit https://www.ngpf.org/curriculum/checking/...

TEACHER TIP - COMPARE: Types of Savings Accounts

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Jun 24, 2019
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PRO Tip from NGPF
See how NGPF Fellow Amanda Volz uses the popular activity, COMPARE: Types of Savings Accounts, in this new Teacher Tip video! You'll learn all of her best tips and tricks on how to modify it for your classroom!     For all of NGPF's Saving resources, go to the Saving Unit Page....

TEACHER TIP - Using NGPF + EdPuzzle + Google Classroom

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Jun 17, 2019
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PRO Tip from NGPF
You've probably noticed that NGPF has been releasing a lot of EdPuzzle videos lately. The great news is that if you use Google Classroom, you can integrate these two platforms together!  Watch this Teacher Tip video in which NGPF Fellow Amanda Volz shows you how you can combine the power of both platforms:     To find all NGPF EdPuzzle videos, go to the NGPF Video Library and type in "EdPuzzle" in the search bar! To learn more about using EdPuzzle in your classroom, read this...

TEACHER TIP - INTERACTIVE: Get Basic with OnlineBank Sim (Short version)

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Jun 10, 2019
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PRO Tip from NGPF
Amanda Volz brings you another great Teacher Tip video on this popular Online Bank Simulation activity, INTERACTIVE: Get Basic with OnlineBank Sim (Short Version). Learn all about how Amanda implements this activity in her classroom with tips and tricks to help it run more smoothly in your classroom!      For all of NGPF's Checking resources, visit https://www.ngpf.org/curriculum/checking/...