Blog

  • Reading List for June 14-16

    Careers Here is a fun one! Take a look at these wacky job titles. It might be fun to have your......
  • Just One Resource - SOFT SKILLS: Accepting Criticism

    In this weekly blog post, the Curriculum team will highlight Just One Resource......
  • QoD: How much of a decline in performance (in percent) comes from sitting next...

    Answer: 30% decline in performance Questions: Why do you think sitting next to a low performer......
  • QoD: According to LinkedIn, what was the top "soft skill" that employers were...

    Answer: Creativity Questions: In your own words, what is creativity? What jobs do you think think......
  • Schools in the News (January 2019)

    Sauk Prairie School District partners with business community (The Sauk Prairie Eagle) “The......
  • Best of 2018...NGPF Product Releases

    The NGPF educator community told us what they wanted and the team delivered in 2018. Here were the......
  • Best of 2018...Most Engaging Blog Posts

    Happy New Year! Continuing the "Best of 2018" theme, I wanted to share with you the blog posts that......
  • Best of 2018...NGPF Webinars

    NGPF Webinars build content knowledge, provide ideas for NGPF activities that educators can use in......
  • Question of the Day; What is the preferred method of communication for 13-17...

    Answer: Texting Questions: What is your preferred method of communication? Explain. How do you......
  • 10 Money Milestones For Parents Who Want to Teach Their Kids About Money

    I often hear this question from friends and family, "How can I teach my kids about money?" While we......
  • Reading List for September 8-9

    We will start this week off with an interesting history of the evolution of Labor Day from the New......
  • Greg Livingston: One Teacher's Journey to Financial Education

    The NGPF Team continues to grow...Join me in welcoming Greg Livingston who will be focusing our......
  • Digging Deeper: Teens and Summer Jobs

    Two years ago, Tim posted a chart and related QOD on teens and summer jobs that was among the top......
  • Top 10 Posts on NGPF Blog for 2017-18 School Year

    The NGPF Blog provides educators with two posts daily during the school year, including an engaging......
  • What I'm Reading This Weekend (June 16-17)

    Economy The Federal Reserve voted to raise the target interest rate this week. It was not......

Lessons

  • 9.8 - Soft Skills

    In this lesson, students will be able to: Define and develop an understanding of soft skills

Activities

  • SOFT SKILLS: Accepting Criticism (SP)

    In this activity, students will be able to: Role-play realistic high school and workplace scenarios
  • SOFT SKILLS: Conflict Resolution (SP)

    In this activity, students will be able to: Role-play realistic high school and workplace scenarios
  • SOFT SKILLS: Flexibility (SP)

    Description: In this activity, students will be able to: Role-play realistic high school and
  • SOFT SKILLS: Good Communication (SP)

    In this activity, students will be able to: Role-play realistic high school and workplace scenarios
  • SOFT SKILLS: Positive Attitude (SP)

    In this activity, students will be able to: Role-play realistic high school and workplace scenarios
  • SOFT SKILLS: Self-Confidence (SP)

    In this activity, students will be able to: Role-play realistic high school and workplace scenarios

Projects

  • Do's & Don'ts at the Workplace

    In this Common Core aligned project, students will showcase their knowledge and understanding of

Case Studies

  • Who Will Make the Cut?

    In this Case Study, students will take on the role of a hiring manager at a small company looking

Questions of the Day

  • What percent of employers say that soft skills (also known as interpersonal...

    What percent of employers say that soft skills (also known as interpersonal skills) are equally as

Webinars

  • Teaching Soft Skills for the 21st Century

    Soft skills, also known as interpersonal skills, are becoming increasingly valued in the workplace.

Events

  • GACTE

    NGPF will be presenting an interactive session about the importance of Soft Skills at GACTE. Join us