Category: Professional Development

NGPF On-Demand: New Trends in Building Credit

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Mar 01, 2021
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Professional Development, Credit Scores, Current Events
NGPF On-Demand is a professional development opportunity that allows teachers to deepen their content knowledge on their own schedule and at their own pace. One of the 20 modules available is “New Trends in Building Credit”. This module dives into FinTech companies that have created access to credit without a credit score.    Here are some highlights from the module:  Share key takeaways of Buy Now, Pay Later platforms. Here is a peek at some of the responses:  ...

Collaborate with Educators At NGPF Professional Development This Week (March 1-4)

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Feb 28, 2021
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Professional Development
We have a full slate of LIVE professional development opportunities this week for teachers! Here's what teachers are saying about our Virtual PDs: "Honestly, these sessions have all been amazing! I have used so much due to the PDs!"! "Each time I join the sessions, I come away with new knowledge, insights, and ideas on how to use this information with my students." "I liked the facilitator modeling ways to teach virtually as well as suggestions from other motivated teachers!" Virtual...

NGPF On-Demand: New & Popular Modules!

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Feb 22, 2021
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Professional Development
NGPF On-Demand is a professional development opportunity that allows teachers to deepen their content knowledge on their own schedule and at their own pace. We have recently released FOUR new modules for a total of 20 modules available in the NGPF On-Demand library!     Q: Which modules are new?  A: We recently released four new modules to the NGPF On-Demand library: Basics of Bitcoin: Learn the basics of Bitcoin and the reasons behind its surging interest among investors New...

Collaborate with Educators At NGPF Professional Development This Week (February 22-25)

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Feb 21, 2021
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Professional Development
We have a full slate of LIVE professional development opportunities this week for teachers! Only 1 week remaining in NGPF Academy's Third Quarter so be sure to sign-up for Virtual PDs or complete On-Demand modules on your own schedule.  Here's what teachers are saying about our Virtual PDs: "Honestly, these sessions have all been amazing! I have used so much due to the PDs!"! "Each time I join the sessions, I come away with new knowledge, insights, and ideas on how to use this information...

NGPF On-Demand: The Psychology of Saving

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Feb 15, 2021
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Professional Development, Savings
NGPF On-Demand is a professional development opportunity that allows teachers to deepen their content knowledge on their own schedule and at their own pace. One of the 16 modules currently available is "The Psychology of Saving". In this module, you will identify hurdles to saving money and learn strategies to make saving easier.    Here are some highlights from the module:  Learn about the obstacles and cognitive biases that make savings difficult and share your learning with...

Collaborate with Educators At NGPF Professional Development This Week (February 15-19)

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Feb 14, 2021
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Professional Development
We have a full slate of LIVE professional development opportunities this week for teachers! Here's what teachers are saying about our Virtual PDs: "Honestly, these sessions have all been amazing! I have used so much due to the PDs!"! "Each time I join the sessions, I come away with new knowledge, insights, and ideas on how to use this information with my students." "I liked the facilitator modeling ways to teach virtually as well as suggestions from other motivated teachers!" Virtual...

Partnership for Professional Development

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Feb 09, 2021
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Professional Development
Next Gen Personal Finance is excited to be partnering with 22 state financial education organizations to offer free teacher professional development. These new partnerships expand access to high quality, targeted professional development for personal finance in these states, at a time when the need to teach financial skills in school is more urgent than ever.  If you are an educator in any of the 22 states below, we invite you to join us at one of many of our upcoming state-specific...

NGPF On-Demand: Investing For Beginners

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Feb 08, 2021
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Professional Development, Investing
NGPF On-Demand is a professional development opportunity that allows teachers to deepen their content knowledge on their own schedule and at their own pace. One of the 16 modules currently available is "Investing For Beginners". In this module, participants will learn basic investing terminology and how the stock market works.     Here are some highlights from the module:  Learn about investment types as well as investment accounts   Explore and review the power of...

Collaborate with Educators At NGPF Professional Development This Week (February 8-11)

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Feb 07, 2021
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Professional Development
We have a full slate of LIVE professional development opportunities this week for teachers! Here's what teachers are saying about our Virtual PDs: "Honestly, these sessions have all been amazing! I have used so much due to the PDs!"! "Each time I join the sessions, I come away with new knowledge, insights, and ideas on how to use this information with my students." "I liked the facilitator modeling ways to teach virtually as well as suggestions from other motivated teachers!" Certification...

NGPF On-Demand: FinTech Apps

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Feb 01, 2021
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Professional Development
NGPF On-Demand is a professional development opportunity that allows teachers to deepen their content knowledge on their own schedule and at their own pace. One of the 16 modules currently available is "FinTech Apps". This module will brush up on your knowledge of the FinTech industry and popular finance apps.    Here are some highlights from the module:  Research and share information on popular finance apps. Here is a peek at a few top responses:   Learn about the...

Collaborate with Educators At NGPF Professional Development This Week (February 1-4)

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Jan 31, 2021
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Professional Development
We have a full slate of LIVE professional development opportunities this week for teachers! Here's what teachers are saying about our Virtual PDs: "Honestly, these sessions have all been amazing! I have used so much due to the PDs!"! "Each time I join the sessions, I come away with new knowledge, insights, and ideas on how to use this information with my students." "I liked the facilitator modeling ways to teach virtually as well as suggestions from other motivated teachers!" Are your students...

NGPF On-Demand: Calculating Compound Interest

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Jan 25, 2021
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Professional Development, Compound Interest
NGPF On-Demand is a professional development opportunity that allows teachers to deepen their content knowledge on their own schedule and at their own pace. One of the 16 modules currently available is "MATH: Calculating Compound Interest". In this module, you will learn the importance of compound interest and how to calculate it step-by-step by formula or using an online calculator.    Here are some highlights from the module:  Collaborate with other teachers to share strategies...

Collaborate with Educators At NGPF Professional Development This Week (January 25-28)

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Jan 24, 2021
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Professional Development
We have a full slate of LIVE professional development opportunities this week for teachers! Here's what teachers are saying about our Virtual PDs: "Honestly, these sessions have all been amazing! I have used so much due to the PDs!"! "Each time I join the sessions, I come away with new knowledge, insights, and ideas on how to use this information with my students." "I liked the facilitator modeling ways to teach virtually as well as suggestions from other motivated teachers!" Can't make any...

My Classroom Podcast: Molly Tyson

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Jan 20, 2021
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Podcasts, Professional Development, Tips for Teachers
Welcome to the third series of My Classroom, a 15-minute weekly NGPF podcast series that will highlight four rock star teachers who took unique paths to the classroom and collectively attended more than 600 hours of virtual professional development with NGPF in 2020. In this series, we will learn what remote teaching strategies they enjoy the most and how they use these strategies and the information they have learned in their own instruction.  Each week a new podcast will be posted for you...

NGPF On-Demand: The Power of Habit

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Jan 18, 2021
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Professional Development, Behavioral Finance
NGPF On-Demand is a professional development opportunity that allows teachers to deepen their content knowledge on their own schedule and at their own pace.  One of the 16 modules currently available is "The Power of Habit".  In this module, participants learn about the importance of habits, how they form, and proven methods to change or create new habits.    Here are some highlights from the module:  Collaborate with other teachers to share your best money habit. Here...