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Ep 25: A Fin Lit Finale (for now)

April 23, 2009 By: admin Category: bank accounts, budgets, business, calculators, charity, cost of living, curriculum, Dan Rabuzzi, Educational programs, entrepreneurship, Federal Reserve, games, giving, globalization, mortgages, Phyllis Frankfort, resources, retirement, student outcomes, taxes, teacher perspectives No Comments →


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From the vantage point of over 1 year of research, interviews and analysis of personal financial literacy for k-12 and adult education,  Kathy and Mark step back and provide an episode of reflection, high points and next steps. You are invited to join us for this “green room” debriefing as your Talking Financial Literacy Podcast co-hosts discuss such questions as :

  • What were their surprises as they wrap up the first segment of the series?
  • How can teachers best make use of the series?
  • What needs and gaps did they uncover in the journey of exploring financial literacy resources?
  • How has our world of economics and politics transformed during this 12-16 months?
  • What could a sequel series of segments offer?

This episode becomes a fun, quick-paced recap of great resources, highlights and packs in more surprises for our listeners, both new and returning! Join us for this  comprehensive episode.

 Continuing the global conversation about personal

financial literacy for educators on

Talking Financial Literacy Podcast

 

Resources discussed in this episode:MarkandKathy Mark and Kathy cohosts of Talking Financial Literacy

  • Our archive of illustrious guests and episodes     
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    • Flexible: Use for teacher PD, student enrichment, parent and adult education classes
  • We express a special thanks to the McGraw-Hill Companies who have so graciously sponsored this first round of the series as a philanthropic effort. Thank you for offering such a rich resource for teachers, students, community and parents.  ~~ Kathy & Mark
  • We expect to be providing some more resources on this topic in the near future based on discussions with potential supporters. ~~ Kathy & Mark
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  • We wish you all success in bringing financial literacy lifelong learning to life for your students!

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Ep 24: Guest Expert Educator Puts Financial Literacy Ed in Perspective: Ms. Josephine Urso

April 07, 2009 By: admin Category: bank accounts, bankruptcy, budgets, business, interviews, Josephine Urso, Managing Our Money, resources, teacher perspectives No Comments →

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Join us for a vibrant interview with an experienced New York City teacher and administrator. Josephine Urso provides grounding and insightful examples of how financial literacy is incorporated into school curriculum, rather than isolated projects or after school programs. Deep insights offered as Kathy and Mark debrief on the interview and how teachers and schools can use this information to refine current and develop new financial literacy programs and connections.

 

Recommendations for Teacher and School Action

Benefit from an experienced perspective about urgency and recommendations for infusing financial literacy in the curriculum.

Resources in this Episode

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SPECIAL FEATURE

Listener Submission:  

If you go into the teachers part there is an excellent series of lessons on taxes that include why pay taxes, the history of taxes and the nuts and bolts of how to pay taxes.

Check out the stuff on the bottom of the following url http://www.irs.gov/app/understandingTaxes/teacher/whys.jsp

Submitted by listener and teacher:
John Kalnberg, teacher, Sage Day School, Rochelle Park, NJ.

 

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You may contact Mark and Kathy by

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Talking Financial Literacy is produced in collaboration among the MS in Adult Education and HRD at Fordham University and The McGraw-Hill Companies.

  • (C) Talking Financial Literacy is copyrighted by The McGraw-Hill Companies, 2008 – 2009. All rights reserved.

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