TEACHER TIP - MOVE: Up and Down With Credit Scores

Dec 02, 2019
PRO Tip from NGPF

Amanda Volz brings you a Teacher Tip video on the activity MOVE: Up and Down With Credit Scores. This activity gets students out of their seats to kinesthetically model how financial decisions impact their credit score while reinforcing their understanding of how credit scores are calculated. In this video, Amanda explains the teacher preparation needed for this activity and ideas on how you can implement it in your classroom!

For all of NGPF's Managing Credit activities, visit the MANAGING CREDIT 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.