Category: Survey Results

Flash Survey Results: Advocating for Financial Education

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May 04, 2018
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Survey Results, Financial Literacy, Advocacy, Personal Finance
As more states move to increase access to financial education for their students, we were curious: What has your experience been in advocating for financial education? Now, with data in hand, here's a quick summary of the results: 81% of respondents indicate that they have advocated for a personal finance class or content in their school, district, or state Administration (64%), students (62%), colleagues (61%), and parents (60%) are the most reported supporters of financial education advocacy...

NGPF Flash Survey Results: How Do Finance Teachers Use Social Media?

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Mar 08, 2018
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Survey Results, Flash Surveys
While most of your students LOVE social media, educators have mixed feelings about its place in the professional workplace. Now, with data in hand, here's a quick summary of the results: Over half (53%) of respondents indicate that they use social media to find teaching resources and to follow professional organizations Facebook is the most used platform for educators using social media for professional use, with Twitter following in second place Educators overwhelming report that they'd like...

NGPF Flash Survey Results: What Personal Finance PD Do You Attend?

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Jan 02, 2018
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Survey Results, Flash Surveys
At NGPF we wanted to know: What does personal finance professional development look like in your school, district, or state? What PD do educators have access to? What are PD opportunities that educators are seeking?  Thanks to over 400 educators who responded to this survey, which was one of our most popular in terms of response rates. Here is a quick summary of the results: Most educators WOULD LIKE to engage in PD a few times per year (52% of respondents), however... In reality about 33%...

Flash Survey Results: The Role of Math in Personal Finance

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Nov 07, 2017
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Research, Financial Literacy, Survey Results
Are you longing to add more math-based activities to your curriculum? Is the relationship between math and personal finance simply outside the scope of what you want or have time to teach?   Thanks to the respondents, we have some key findings to share with you: The majority (76%) of educators embed math content and skill development in their personal finance classes at least once per week The top challenges to including additional math-related personal finance activities are split...

Flash Survey Results: How Do YOU Teach Personal Finance?

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Aug 28, 2017
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Survey Results, Personal Finance, Flash Surveys, Financial Literacy, Professional Development
We were curious: With the start of the school year just around the corner, and as personal finance education slowly becomes more prevalent at the high school level, we wondered: How Do YOU Teach Personal Finance? Thanks to the 197 survey respondents we have some key findings to share (see charts below for additional detail): The top 5 units that you are teach are Budgeting (93% of respondents), Savings (89%), Credit Cards/Credit Scores (83%), Checking (83%) and Taxes (80%)  We were curious...

Flash Survey Results: How Do Educators Structure Their Personal Finance Class?

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May 04, 2017
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Survey Results
Here at NGPF, we’re always looking to learn more about educators and their personal finance classes. For this survey, we wanted to learn more about how educators structure their day-to-day lessons. Do they start off with a Bell Ringer? Do they end with a question or Exit Ticket? How do they assess student performance? Now, with data in hand, we wanted to share the results from the 212 educators who responded (thank you!):     View full survey results here!  ‪...

Flash Survey Results! Technology in Schools

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Mar 07, 2017
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Flash Surveys, Survey Results
Long-time fans of NGPF will have noticed that we distributed this survey in July 2015. We were curious to compare the results: how has technology in schools changed in the last 18 months? ‪   View full survey results now!...

Flash Survey Results! Differentiation

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Jan 03, 2017
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Survey Results, Teaching Strategies, This Week In Financial Literacy
Differentiation.  You know the word, you hear the buzz, but what are other educators doing? We surveyed many educators to find out how they incorporate differentiation into their personal finance lessons. Some key findings from our survey: 61% of survey respondents reported that they plan lessons incorporating differentiation at least one per week Activities, assessments and reading texts were the most commonly identified resources for differentiation  80% of survey respondents reported that...

Flash Survey Results! Professional Development

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Nov 02, 2016
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Flash Surveys, Survey Results
We surveyed many educators to find out their thoughts and opinions about personal finance professional development. Some key findings from our survey: 66% of respondents have attended at least one personal finance professional development within the past 12 months Investing, Retirement/401(k) and Paying for College are the favored content topics for future professional development sessions Exposure to classroom resources, discussion of new developments and current events are important when...

August Flash Survey Results: How Do You Teach Personal Finance?

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Sep 06, 2016
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Survey Results
  As educators and students nation-wide head back to school, the familiar “How will I adjust my lessons this year?” feeling creeps back. Not to fear – NGPF has loads of new content and product releases scheduled for the fall to meet your needs.  Additionally, the awesome feedback you provided in the August survey allows us to target our content directly to suit your requirements! Here’s what educators nation-wide report about their personal finance courses:...

June/July Flash Survey Results: Spreadsheets in Personal Finance

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Aug 16, 2016
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Survey Results
Are you longing to add more spreadsheet-based activities to your curriculum, or are spreadsheets simply outside the scope of what you want or have time to teach? Here’s what educators nation-wide feel about spreadsheets:      View full survey results now!...

April/May Survey Results: Do Personal Finance Standards Matter in Your Classroom?

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Jun 01, 2016
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Survey Results
Ah… standards… Some teachers love them (“They’re integral in framing the learning!”). Some teachers are a tad bit cooler (It’s not the official wording that matters but that students learn the skills!”) In this Flash Survey, we focused on standards and got some great results. Read on… View full survey results now!...

Feb/March Survey Results: How Do Finance Teachers Use Social Media?

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Mar 31, 2016
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Survey Results
While most of your students LOVE social media, educators have mixed feelings about its place in the professional workplace. We know you’re the experts, so we asked, and here’s what we found in our most recent Flash Survey.   View the full survey results now!    ...

Dec /January Survey Results: Teacher Training & Confidence Levels

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Jan 21, 2016
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Survey Results
In last month’s survey, we asked questions drawing a link between the type of teacher training program personal finance educators attended, their first year confidence with the finance content, and their confidence levels now in the classroom. And now, we share those results with you… Are the results shocking to you? Any questions you have? Put them in the comments section below. We’d love to start discourse on this topic!   View full survey results here!    ...

November Survey Results: How Many Of Your Preps are Personal Finance?

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Nov 24, 2015
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Financial Literacy, Survey Results, Professional Development
We know that teachers are incredibly talented, and often asked to multi-task. And since our goal is save you time and make life easier, we wanted to know: How many of your preps are personal finance classes? When we couldn’t find definitive answers online, we decided to ask the questions ourselves. Here’s what our NGPF community said…   View the full survey results here!...