Nov 02, 2020

Collaboration Series: The Bean Game

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 the "Teaching Remotely: Bean Game" Virtual PD. After diving into the virtual adaptation of this hands-on budgeting resource, teachers were asked: 


What is your reaction to the Bean Game activity or a pro tip for teachers who haven't used it yet? 


Top responses included:

Link to activity - PLAY: The Bean Game


This Virtual PD - Teaching Remotely: Bean Game will be repeated on Thursday, November 5th at 3pm PT. 


 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 over 20 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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