Student Loan Debt in the US

The latest study from the Global Financial Literacy Excellence Center regarding student loan debt has been released. Please review the complete report below: Student Loan Debt in the US: An Analysis of the 2015 NFCS Data

Junior Achievement Stock Market Challenge

Forty-six teams of high school students from 14 schools around Massachusetts competed in the Junior Achievement Stock Market Challenge in October. Congratulations to the top three teams! 1st Place: Newton North High School 2nd Place: Stoughton High School 3rd Place: Mansfield High School To read the complete November Newsletter from Junior Achievement of Northern New …

My Top Takeaways from #JSNEC16!

After a very long journey home from the Jump$tart National Educator Conference, I’ve had time to reflect on just how great the conference was. To wrap it up, here are my Top 5 Takeaways (in no particular order): The community! The educators at the Jump$tart conference are so supportive and encouraging of each other. Everywhere …

Webinar: Noteworthy Resources from NextGen PF

From NextGen Personal Finance: Searching for resources as the holidays approach? Join our Webinar! November Webinar: Finish the year with these noteworthy NGPF resources! Are your students interested in learning about how to start their own business? Or maybe they want to know how and why people donate their time and money. Join us as …

Educator Feedback Needed

Fidelity is developing new online lessons/modules and is looking for educator feedback. We received the following opportunity for professional development: We need teachers who can participate in person in Boston or virtually through a web link at any or all of the following days/times to provide feedback: Wednesday, November 9 Approx 2:30 pm – 3:30 …

Writers Wanted for the CEE!

We received this request from the Council for Economic Education: Greetings Colleagues, I seek your help in identifying an individual to write personal finance lessons for a special needs audience. CEE has been asked to develop a set of lessons for learners with cognitive disabilities. The lessons would focus on financial basics such as: the …

3rd Annual Financial Capability Conference

The RI Jump$tart Coalition and RI Council for Economic Education are holding the 3rd Annual Financial Capability Conference on December 10th at Rhode Island College. Are you interested in learning more about financial literacy? Journey with us to a brighter financial future. Teachers, social-service providers, librarians, parents and any adults who are passionate about educating others …

Celebrate Computer Science Education Week: Hour of Code!

From code.org: The Hour of Code is coming during Computer Science Education Week: December 5-11! Thank you for signing up to host an Hour of Code this year! You were among the first to register your event. Your support is helping this movement go even further—and the Hour of Code has already gone pretty far. …

60 Seconds

Though the statistics are staggering I have begun to think about the world my students are growing up in. The graphic above shares what people do online in 60 seconds! 60 seconds is the time it takes to microwave food, the amount of time my Mia face brush runs for, or could be the amount …

Needed – Credit For Life Fair Speakers

Todd Ostrowski and Ludlow High School are looking for speakers for their Credit For Life Fair being held on November 22nd. This is the second year that Ludlow has provided this valuable learning experience for their students. Please contact the Ludlow Credit for Life Fair direct at this email address: lhs_creditforlife@ludlowps.org

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