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!

About the Author

Amanda Volz

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.