Kids have questions about money. Do you know how to answer them? In this webinar, money expert Jean Chatzky brought to life her popular “Ask Jean” column, a regular feature in TIME For Kids Your $: A Guide to Financial Literacy for Kids.
This webinar focused on calculated risk-taking—a careful decision-making process that weighs all alternatives and emphasizes mitigating the risk along the way whenever possible. Laurene Johnson, PhD, provided clear definitions of the different types of risk-taking and their potential impacts on students’ learning and the classroom environment.
Do you teach students who are underachieving — students who don’t seem to believe they are capable of doing the work, even though you know they can? If you answered “yes,” this webinar is for you. What these students are lacking is self-efficacy, the belief in one’s ability to succeed in a specific situation. Research indicates that with those gains in self-efficacy come higher academic achievement, deeper learning, and a foundation for future entrepreneurship. In this webinar, Cheryl Lemke, CEO of Metiri Group and an internationally acclaimed thought leader on 21st Century learning, connected the dots for teachers about this research.
While many educational programs that support entrepreneurship focus on experience or simulations related to business, there are malleable skills that support student readiness for entrepreneurship that can be introduced and developed at the classroom level. In this webinar, Cheryl Lemke, veteran educator and thought leader on 21st Century learning, showcased:
Earning, saving, spending, and donating: These are key financial literacy topics. They’re also activities that kids enjoy learning about and taking part in. Think about it: How many young people do you know who have run a lemonade stand, or taken part in charitable events like Penny Harvest?