Blog

  • Reading List for June 19-21

    Economics Another 1.5 million people filed unemployment claims this past week. The important and......
  • Collaborate with Educators At NGPF Professional Development This Week (April...

    Here's what teachers are saying about our Virtual PDs: "Honestly, these sessions have all been......
  • NGPF Podcast: Lazetta Braxton discusses her "financial planning for the rest of...

    Lazetta Braxton thinks about financial planning a little bit differently than most other......
  • NGPF Podcast: Educator Rob Phelan on the joys of entrepreneurship

    You get the sense after talking to Rob Phelan that he must thrive on little sleep. As you'll......
  • ICYMI: Best of 2019...NGPF Product Releases

    Our December newsletter highlighted the NGPF new product launches from 2019 (there were 12 of......
  • QoD: The number one job skill that very successful businesspeople attribute...

    Answer: Sales Questions: What does it take to be a successful salesperson? How might......
  • Reading List for November 8-10

    Financial and Economic Literacy People don’t know as much as they think they know about......
  • Reading List for November 1-3

    Entrepreneurship An excellent retrospective on the contributions of Peter Drucker on what......
  • NGPF Podcast: Luis Perez of Remoov discusses the entrepreneurial journey

    In this NGPF podcast, Luis shares with our listeners the trials and tribulations that accompany the......
  • QoD: You want to start a business. What should be your #1 priority?

    Answer: Building a strong team Questions: Why do you think that team is so important in a start-up......
  • QoD: What's the average age of the founders of the fastest growing start-ups...

    Answer: 45 Questions: Does this answer surprise you? Why? Who are some of the young founders......
  • Quiz: What does it take to be an original thinker?

    From Adam Grant, comes this 15 question quiz (5 minutes) that would be great for your career and/or......
  • Dan O'Connell - Why I'm Passionate About Financial Education

    After working over 30 years in the Financial Services Industry in Manhattan I decided to make a......
  • NGPF Extra Mile Award for 2018-19: Virtual Professional Development

    NGPF introduced a new PD opportunity,Virtual Professional Development(Virtual PD) in......
  • Reading List for May 4-5

    Economics The jobs numbers were released today. 263,000 jobs were added and unemployment is now......

Lessons

  • 12.4 - MU-4.0 Entrepreneurship

    This mini unit includes the following lessons: MU-4.1: What is an Entrepreneur? MU-4.1: How to

Activities

  • Entrepreneurship | ANALYZE: 4 Elevator Pitches

    In this activity, students will: Analyze the effectiveness of sample business pitches.
  • Entrepreneurship | ANALYZE: Advertising Campaigns

    In this activity, students will: Identify mediums of advertising. Analyse the effectiveness of
  • Entrepreneurship | ANALYZE: Sample Business Plans

    In this activity, students will: Analyze one sample business plan on their own. Compare their
  • Entrepreneurship | CREATE: A Business Idea

    In this activity, students will: Brainstorm business ideas using the problem / solution lens.
  • Entrepreneurship | INTERVIEW: An Entrepreneur

    In this activity, students will: Identify entrepreneurs in their community. Interview one of these
  • Entrepreneurship | PROJECT: Can I Be An Entrepreneur If I Don’t Own My Own...

    In this project, students will be able to: Debate whether a person can be considered an
  • Entrepreneurship | PROJECT: Pitch Your Business Idea

    In this Common Core-aligned project, students will be able to: Create a business presentation,
  • Entrepreneurship | RESEARCH: Great Innovators & Innovations

    In this activity, students will: Research innovators and innovations that have impacted society.

Quiz Games

Podcasts

  • Jesse Peterkin

    Jesse shares his award-winning project, 'Create a Budget and Financial Plan'
  • Kristen Goggin

    Kristen shares how she uses micro-finance site, Kiva, to teach personal finance concepts
  • Andy Rachleff

    Andy provides insights into how automated investing is disrupting the investment world
  • Vince Roeshink

    Vince shares his experiences as stock broker and entrepreneur and how they inform his teaching
  • Carmen Tall

    Carmen describes the start-up scene in Burlington and the integral role played by her organization
  • Vicki Zhou

    Vicki shares her entrepreneurial journey and what motivated her to bring financial planning services
  • LaTisha Styles

    We had a great conversation about a variety of topics from the highs and lows of her entrepreneurial
  • Lothar Konietzko

    Lothar shares some of his favorite activities including how he uses Sneaker culture to teach
  • Ted Gonder

    Ted shares his entrepreneurial journey and his quest to enable first gen students to thrive in
  • Charles Best

    Charles shares his entrepreneurial journey which led him to create a crowdfunding site that now
  • Robin Kahn

    Robin describes the Learn-Earn-Save approach that form the core of FitMoney's curriculum
  • Michael Lyons

    Michael shares his entrepreneurial journey as founder of Global Petals
  • Michael Carter

    Michael describes the importance of mentoring in navigating college process.
  • Elizabeth Dettke

    Hear social entrepreneur Elizabeth Dettke's inspiring tale of working with an amazing group of
  • Melinda Little

    Melinda shares the entrepreneurial journey of opening a community-owned department store
  • Brian Bean

  • Chris Banks

    Chris discusses his passion project: to increase the financial capability of Philadelphia youth.
  • Andy Davidson

    Andy describes how he built a math curriculum to improve financial capability. 
  • Dan Rosensweig

    Dan shares his entrepreneurial journey and how Chegg seeks to "realign the educational system" to
  • Marcy Reyes

    Marcy describes the inspiration behind her financial literacy start-up helping Rhode Island students

Events

  • Financial Education BootCamp

    In this one-day workshop, CATE and Core Curriculum teachers will … Leave Behind