Collaboration Series: Bummer! Arcade Game

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Nov 16, 2020
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Tips for Teachers, Teaching Strategies

Collaboration Series is a weekly blog post that will highlight implementation ideas of various NGPF resources, strategies to engage your students in a Zoom world, and other useful teacher tips shared by teachers in recent Virtual PD sessions. 

 

This week's Collaborate Board was created by a team of teachers at an Arcade: Bummer! Virtual PD. After playing Bummer!, teachers were asked: 

 

What discussion prompt would help launch a classroom conversation after playing the Bummer! game? 

 

Top responses included: 

 

Play Bummer! and use the Reflection Worksheet with your students!

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This Virtual PD - Arcade: Bummer! will be repeated on Wednesday, November 18th at 3pm PT/6pm ET. 

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 Wondering why more than 5,000 teachers have invested 100,000 hours in NGPF Virtual PD this year? Watch this video and find out! 

 

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.