From our friends at NextGenPF:
WHAT DO I NEED TO SUBMIT?
Complete this Form to submit details about your favorite personal finance lesson or activity that demonstrates an innovative approach to teaching a personal finance concept.
WHAT IS CONSIDERED “INNOVATIVE?”
- Creation of an original lesson plan or activity with a personal finance focus
- Creative modification of another person/group’s lesson or activity to better meet your specific course needs
- Modification of an existing lesson or activity to meet the needs of a specific student population (e.g. English Language Learners (ELL), students with IEPs, etc.)
Keep in mind: your submission should be replicable for other educators and not reliant on outside partnerships.
WHO IS ELIGIBLE?
Personal finance educators at high school or college level
WHAT ARE THE PRIZES?
A $1,000 cash prize will be awarded to three teachers with the most innovative lesson or activity submitted (for a total of $3,000)
WHAT CRITERIA WILL BE USED TO JUDGE THE SUBMISSIONS?
- Teaches the underlying concept
- Incorporates meaningful skills (e.g., analysis, collaboration, written/verbal communication, research, media literacy)
- Shows a high degree of creativityEasy to implement in the classroom by other teachers
- Engages students
CAN I SUBMIT MORE THAN ONE LESSON AND/OR ACTIVITY?
Yes, you may submit up to 2 lessons or activities for consideration, but you can only win ONE cash prize
WHEN IS THE DEADLINE?
- All submissions are due by Friday, April 21st, 2017
- Winners will be announced in early May
HOW WILL SUBMISSIONS BE SHARED WITH THE COMMUNITY?
- NGPF will honor the Teacher Innovator Award recipients in a press release which will be broadcast via Twitter, Facebook, the NGPF Blog and through an NGPF email
- Teacher Innovator Award recipients may also appear on the NGPF Podcast to discuss their winning entries