Category «Guest Blogger»

The Personal Finance Classroom Priority

We live in a world dominated by test scores and school report cards. We have standards to follow that drive the assessments which measure what students learn and in most states the evaluation score of a teacher. There are some who believe the weight of this process is appropriate… in Ohio, 50% of our evaluation is …

Kahoot & Google Forms? Yes!!

I fell in love with Kahoot several years ago. My students were instantly drawn to the excitement of the interaction, the competition, and the learning. I also saw a perfect opportunity for them to collaborate by creating future Kahoot quizzes. I made Google Forms for students to submit questions and answers for future Kahoot quizzes. Although I had …

Calling all bloggers!

Do you blog?  Would you like to start blogging? The MBEA is looking for guest bloggers to provide fresh content to our members throughout the 2018-2019 school year. Blog posts on our website are blasted out to our social media channels – Twitter, Facebook, and LinkedIn. Our Tweeted blog posts also get retweeted by the National Business …

Looking for new material? Sign up for these email updates!

Are you finding yourself looking for new material in the classroom? Sign up for these email updates and get some great information! You don’t have to read them every day. I have mine routed to the Promotions tab in Gmail so that they don’t comingle with my “real” email. When I have a few minutes …

Top 5 Ways to Finance College

Your high school senior just opened the college acceptance letter and is super excited.  You are excited, proud, and scared all at once. When the family is called and the social media posts made, it’s time to pull out the checkbook to pay the enrollment deposit.  This will be the first of many payments you …

Would you be willing to share your knowledge?

The MBEA is looking for guest bloggers to share their love of business education! We’d love to feature a story, classroom experience, review of a tool or app, or whatever else you come up with! It could be something newly written or an existing post that we relaunch here. We’d love to talk about what …

3 College Admissions Preparation Tips for Aspiring Business Majors

Picture this. You see yourself in a sleek suit, confidently giving directions at the helm of your own thriving company. Next, you head to a party, rubbing elbows with the who’s who in the industry as well as a smattering of celebrities. Then off you go to jet to some exclusive island to take some …

Building Capacity Within Those We Serve

When one thinks of leadership in a school, they usually associate the term with a person that possesses a position of power. True, someone like a principal of a school is a leader with a title. They are responsible for those they supervise, carrying out the mission of the organization, motivating the troops, and creating …

PD with a Host of Resources!

On February 6th, thirty-plus teachers from across the state participated in the first, and given the evaluations, not the last NextGen FinCamp at Bridgewater State University. Pictured are the three facilitators for the day-long event. Tim Ranzetta, founder of NextGen Personal Finance and two local education lead teachers: Talitha Oliveri, a business teacher at Hopedale …

One of my favorite projects – Copycat Magazine

Every year in Photoshop, I challenge my students to find a magazine cover layout (I have a collection of about 150 for them to choose from) that is more than just simple text and words. They have to evaluate the fonts (serif, sans serif, narrow, slab, script, etc.) to try to match them with free/open …

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