23 Mar, 2017

Integrate Spreadsheets into Your Fin Lit Curriculum

NGPF’s Jessica LOVES LOVES LOVES spreadsheets, and she attributes her proficiency in the art to their being integrated into much of her college coursework — not a standalone course in Excel, but rather functional, practical integration into learning other content. We think you can do the same for your high school fin lit students, and we’re here to help.

Attend this webinar and you WILL:
(1) Get the first look at the AWESOME new spreadsheet resources NGPF has integrated into our curriculum
(2) Receive a comprehensive list of all of NGPF’s spreadsheet activities/projects and tips on how to use them
(3) Be able to ask real-time questions
(4) Receive a certificate for one hour of professional development credit.

Space is limited so please register for this webinar today.

07 Apr, 2017

Massachusetts Business Educators Association

NGPF returns to this annual conference facilitated by MBEA. This annual conference promises to engage teachers in creative ways to teach personal finance via creative lesson plans, online resources, and technology tools. NGPF will be presenting a one-hour workshop, which will provide engaging and interactive resources and lesson ideas for all teachers in attendance. 

12 Apr, 2017

2017 Financial Literacy Summit

Visa Inc. and the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago celebrate their 11-year partnership co-hosting the Financial Literacy Summit. The 2017 program focuses on globally expanding equal access to financial education. The Summit will provide panelists with an opportunity to discuss challenges and solutions to improve financial literacy resources for people worldwide. The event convenes senior international financial education experts from governments, the financial services industry, NGOs, the news media and academia.

25 Apr, 2017

A First Look at NGPF's One-Semester Course

We hear it all the time — “Your website has SO many great resources, I don’t know where to start.” Or, “There’s no way I could teach all of your units in my one-semester course; how do I choose?”

Attend this webinar and you WILL:
(1) Be one of the first to see the scope and sequence as well as units and individual lessons for NGPF’s latest creation — a curated course meant to be taught in one semester’s time
(2) Receive customized support in making this course a reality at your school next school year
(3) Be able to ask real-time questions
(4) Receive a certificate for one hour of professional development credit.

Space is limited so please register for this webinar today.

28 Apr, 2017

Fostering Financial Education in Maine Schools Conference

The Fostering Financial Education in Maine Schools Conferences draws educators together to discuss, learn about and consider financial education strategies. Teachers have the opportunity to listen to keynote presentations and attend breakout sessions focusing on areas of interest.  NGPF will be presenting a one-hour workshop, which will provide engaging and interactive resources and lesson ideas for all teachers in attendance. 

23 May, 2017

Tech Tools We Love!

NGPF is all about innovation, and we’ve come across (by our own accord or through awesome teacher recommendations) a bunch of really cool, innovative, engaging tech tools we think your students will love to use in your personal finance course.

Attend this webinar and you WILL:
(1) Walk away with some great, free tools you can use in your classroom tomorrow
(2) Hear from NGPF on how to successfully implement those tools to IMPROVE LEARNING in your personal finance classes
(3) Be able to ask real-time questions
(4) Receive a certificate for one hour of professional development credit.

Space is limited so please register for this webinar today.

25 Jun, 2017

NGPF Summer Institute Session 1

NGPF is hosting our Summer Institute – 2.5 days of professional development at our Palo Alto, CA office. Here’s what you can expect from our Summer Institute:

 

  • All expenses paid, including transportation, hotel accommodations, all meals, and a few fun events around town
  • Meaningful, relevant workshops from NGPF staff as well as a special guest presenter
  • An opportunity to network with eleven other passionate, dedicated, innovative personal finance teachers from around the country
  • A school-year commitment of serving as an NGPF Fellow, sharing your expertise with our nationwide community
  • A lot of hard work and a lot of fun!
16 Jul, 2017

NGPF Summer Institute Session 2

NGPF is hosting our Summer Institute – 2.5 days of professional development at our Palo Alto, CA office. Here’s what you can expect from our Summer Institute:

  • All expenses paid, including transportation, hotel accommodations, all meals, and a few fun events around town
  • Meaningful, relevant workshops from NGPF staff as well as a special guest presenter
  • An opportunity to network with eleven other passionate, dedicated, innovative personal finance teachers from around the country
  • A school-year commitment of serving as an NGPF Fellow, sharing your expertise with our nationwide community
  • A lot of hard work and a lot of fun!
27 Jul, 2017

Using Gooru to Teach NGPF Content

If you love the NGPF lessons or assessments and are looking to take your class even more high-tech in 2017-18, now might be the perfect time to get your class set up on Gooru. Gooru facilitates blended, self-paced, or independent learning of our NGPF content. Plus, with its auto-grading assessments, Gooru reduces the time you spend marking papers and increases your ability to differentiate and track student progress.

Attend this webinar and you WILL:
(1) Learn how to quickly and efficiently get yourself and your classroom set up on the FREE Gooru platform
(2) Learn how to copy (and modify) our great NGPF content into your own Gooru account to minimize your workload later
(3) Be able to ask real-time support questions to NGPF’s Gooru expert, Jessica
(4) Leave our session with the framework for your personal finance course already complete!
(5) Receive a certificate for one hour of professional development credit.

Space is limited so please register for this webinar today.

10 Aug, 2017

Find the Perfect NGPF Content to Supplement Your Lessons

“What’s the difference between a ‘Data Crunch’ and a ‘Fine Print?'”

“I like my regular curriculum, but I’ve heard your activities are amazing. How do I find those?”

“What do you have that will make my day-to-day teaching life just plain easier? Bell ringers? Exit tickets?”

If you look at the “Curriculum” tab of our website and wonder, “Where do I start?” this webinar is for you. We will provide an overview of each of our curriculum “products,” suggestions on when and how to implement them, and recommendations for the “Best Of” in each category.

Attend this webinar and you WILL:
(1) Get a great introduction to NGPF activities, projects, case studies, and more…
(2) Receive recommendations for which resources to use and how to implement them easily in your classroom
(3) Be able to ask real-time questions
(4) Receive a certificate for one hour of professional development credit.

Space is limited so please register for this webinar today.