Category: PRO Tip from NGPF

What are the new tax changes in 2019?

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Jan 09, 2019
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PRO Tip from NGPF, Taxes
THE PROBLEM: I know taxes are changing in a major way, but I'm not sure of the specifics. What are the basics I need to know to teach my students?  THE ANSWER: Watch this short video to learn the teen-specific impacts of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act. *Please note that none of this constitutes tax advice and should not be used in the personal handling of anyone's taxes.* Want to receive a weekly PRO Tip to your inbox? Sign up here. ...

Do you have rubrics for the NGPF projects?

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Jan 02, 2019
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PRO Tip from NGPF
THE PROBLEM: I'm trying to find rubrics -- not answer keys, but rubrics -- for the NGPF projects. THE ANSWER: Watch this short video to learn NGPF's suggestions regarding rubrics.  Want to receive a weekly PRO Tip to your inbox? Sign up here. ...

How Often Do You Update Your Curriculum?

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Dec 20, 2018
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PRO Tip from NGPF
THE PROBLEM: Your catalog is vast -- How often do you update these resources?    THE ANSWER: Watch this short video to learn all about our update schedule. Want to receive a weekly PRO Tip to your inbox? Sign up for the blog digest on the upper right of our blog page. ...

How Do I Navigate the Answer Key Spreadsheet?

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Dec 13, 2018
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PRO Tip from NGPF
THE PROBLEM: I've got the answer key spreadsheet, but I don't know how to find what I'm looking for...    THE ANSWER: Watch this short video to hear a PRO Tip on navigating the answer key spreadsheet. Want to receive a weekly PRO Tip to your inbox? Sign up for the blog digest on the upper right of our blog page. ...

What are your PRO Tips for using Teacher Toolkit?

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Dec 06, 2018
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PRO Tip from NGPF
THE PROBLEM: You've heard about our Teacher Toolkit, but you haven't had a chance to explore quite yet. Let Abby & Sonia tell you more...   THE ANSWER: Watch this short video to hear a PRO Tip on why the Teacher Toolkit was created, who can benefit from it, and where to find it. Want to receive a weekly PRO Tip to your inbox? Sign up for the blog digest on the upper right of our blog page. ...

What do I need to know before using the online bank simulation?

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Nov 15, 2018
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PRO Tip from NGPF, Checking Accounts, Interactive
THE PROBLEM: You've got an online bank simulation that I can use for free!?!?! Tell me more...   THE ANSWER: Watch this short video to hear a PRO Tip on how to use our online bank simulation and the accompanying short and extended version activities.  Want to receive a weekly PRO Tip to your inbox? Sign up for the blog digest on the upper right of our blog page. ...

What's the difference between a Course and a Workshop?

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Nov 01, 2018
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PRO Tip from NGPF
THE PROBLEM: When I look under the Curriculum tab of your website, I see Courses and Workshops. Which type should I use?     THE ANSWER: Watch this short video to hear a PRO Tip on how a course and a workshop differ. Hint: It's not just in length!  Want to receive a weekly PRO Tip to your inbox? Sign up for the blog digest on the upper right of our blog page. ...

What's the difference between a Lesson Guide and a Student Activity Packet?

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Oct 25, 2018
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PRO Tip from NGPF
THE PROBLEM: How am I supposed to use the Lesson Guide? And what about the Student Activity Packet? Are these basically the same thing?    THE ANSWER: Watch this short video to hear a PRO Tip with how to use our Lesson Guide and Student Activity Packet documents for each lesson.  Want to receive a weekly PRO Tip to your inbox? Sign up for the blog digest on the upper right of our blog page. ...

How do I tell which resources from your website are included in Semester Course?

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Oct 18, 2018
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PRO Tip from NGPF
THE PROBLEM: I am teaching using your Semester Course Map, and I need some extra content to reteach, some work to leave with my substitute, or a bonus assignment. I want to select something that's not already included in the course map. How do I tell what all is in there?    THE ANSWER: Watch this short video to hear a PRO Tip on determining which of our activities, projects, data crunches, etc. are included in Semester Course. Want to receive a weekly PRO Tip to your inbox? Sign...

How do I contact NGPF?

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Sep 27, 2018
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PRO Tip from NGPF
THE PROBLEM: I am searching the NGPF website, but I can't find the answer I need. What's the best way to contact you at NGPF?    THE ANSWER: Watch this short video to hear a PRO Tip on the fastest way for teachers to get in touch with the NGPF team.  Want to receive a weekly PRO Tip to your inbox? Sign up for the blog digest on the upper right of our blog page. ...

Where can I find extra assessment questions?

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Sep 20, 2018
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PRO Tip from NGPF, Quizzes
THE PROBLEM: I am using the NGPF Semester Course, but I need some extra assessment questions to use as a diagnostic exam, test prep, or retesting. Do you have any extra personal finance quiz questions I can use?   THE ANSWER: Watch this short video to hear a PRO Tip on accessing our huge bank of multiple-choice questions.   Want to receive a weekly PRO Tip to your inbox? Sign up for the blog digest on the upper right of our blog page. ...

Where is FinCamp being held near me?

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Sep 13, 2018
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PRO Tip from NGPF, Professional Development
THE PROBLEM: I am SO excited about your 50 FinCamps in 50 States initiative, but when I click to the FinCamp in the city nearest me, there's no specific location. Can you tell me where, exactly, each event will take place?    THE ANSWER: Watch this short video to hear our PRO Tip for figuring out which FinCamp is most convenient for you.  Want to receive a weekly PRO Tip to your inbox? Sign up for the blog digest on the upper right of our blog page. ...

I can't find something I KNOW I saw on your website!

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Sep 05, 2018
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PRO Tip from NGPF, Tips for Teachers
THE PROBLEM: I saw an awesome activity on your website that I want to use, but now I can't find it, and the search on your site is coming up empty. HELP!    THE ANSWER: Watch this 45-second video to hear our PRO Tip for locating content. Want to receive a weekly PRO Tip to your inbox? Sign up for the blog digest on the upper right of our blog page. ...

How long does it take to verify my teacher account?

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Aug 14, 2018
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PRO Tip from NGPF, Tips for Teachers
THE PROBLEM: I signed up for a teacher account, but I still don't have online access. How long will this take? Find out in our new VLOG initiative called PRO Tip from NGPF...    THE ANSWER: Watch this 2-minute video to learn more! Want to receive a weekly PRO Tip to your inbox? Sign up for the blog digest on the upper right of our blog page. ...

Should I use your 8-Week Course?

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Jul 17, 2018
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PRO Tip from NGPF, Personal Finance, Tips for Teachers
THE PROBLEM: I'm considering using your 8-Week Course. What do I need to know? Find out in our new VLOG initiative called PRO Tip from NGPF...    THE ANSWER: Watch this 2-minute video to learn more! Want to receive a weekly PRO Tip to your inbox? Sign up for the blog digest on the upper right of our blog page. ...