3rd Annual NGPF Teacher Innovator Awards

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
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