NGPF On-Demand: Novice Investor Pitfalls
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 31 On-Demand modules currently available is "Novice Investor Pitfalls." This module dives into historical investing pitfalls and how they impact investors.
Here are some highlights from the module:
- Choose between two articles (8 of the Most Notorious Ponzi Schemes in US History or The Pioneers of Financial Fraud) to learn more about investing scams throughout US history.
- Choose to dig deeper into one of three investing pitfalls - Penny Stock Trading, Day Trading, or Forex Trading.
- Share ideas and ways to incorporate investing pitfalls into classroom instruction. Here is a sneak peek at some of the Collaborative Board responses:
NOTE: These modules are not designed for direct use with students. Additional details and FAQs are available on the NGPF On-Demand webpage.
About the Author
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.
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