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ACTIVITY: CALCULATE FICO CREDIT SCORES (Spanish)
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  • Multiple Subjects
  • High School
Do your students want to better understand how a person's financial history and habits can impact his/her credit score? In this activity, students...
CASE STUDY: A TALE OF TWO CREDIT SCORES (Spanish)
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In this NPGF Case Study, students take on the role of credit counselor and learn how to analyze credit profiles. They see the consequences that...
CASE STUDY: HOW DO I BUDGET? (Spanish)
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Do you often hear your students saying, "I just don't know how I'm going to pay for college" or "I have a paycheck, but I end up spending most of...
Elasticity: Studying How Solids Change Shape and Size
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  • Developing and using models
  • High School
This lesson’s primary focus is to introduce high school students to the concept of Elasticity, which is one of the fundamental concepts in the...
Snap Circuits Introduction to Electricity
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  • Multiple Subjects
  • Elementary (Grades 3-5)
South Carolina DOE
Using the Snap Circuits 100 kit, teach Lesson 1 in the student book. This lesson provides vocabulary, safety, handouts, and basic electricity...
Improving Students' Relationships with Teachers to Provide Essential Supports for Learning
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  • Multiple Subjects
  • Pre-K, PD
Improving students' relationships with teachers has important, positive and long-lasting implications for both students' academic and social...
Recognizing Forces: Does the Floor Know when You Put on Weight?
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  • Forces and Motion
  • High School
This beginning Physics lesson introduces students to forces and free body diagrams (i.e. force diagrams). Rather than modeling forces in abstract...
An Introduction to the Physics of Sailing
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  • Forces and Motion
  • High School
The goal of this lesson is to explain how sailboats work by exploring basic physics principles. At the end of this lesson, students will be able to...
How Do My Students Think: Diagnosing Student Thinking
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  • Multiple Subjects
  • Pre-K, PD
Students do not come to school as blank slates to be filled with information. Rather, they come to school with considerable knowledge, some correct...
Using Classroom Data to Give Systematic Feedback to Students to Improve Learning
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  • Multiple Subjects
  • Professional Development
How can teachers capitalize on evidence about student learning that is generated in their classrooms every day? How can this information best be...