Money Magic Reflection Worksheet

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Click to download this Reflection Worksheet (plus Teacher Tips) for Money Magic, a game that challenges students to take on the role of  the magician Enzo's budgeting manager.  Students learn to budge...

Money Magic Game Trailer

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This trailer features a quick overview of Money Magic, a game in which students take on the role of Enzo the magician’s budgeting manager.  Student learn to budget wisely and watch the profits from En...

Create a PSA or Ad for Predatory Lending Activity

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In this activity, students create a PSA warning people to stay away from predatory lenders.        ...

Shady Sam Loan Agreement Activity

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In this activity, students examine details of a payday loan agreement to understand its various components. Then, they answer questions using the agreement.    ...

Shady Sam Video Teacher Tip

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Next Gen Personal Finance (NGPF) Fellow Amanda Volz explains how she uses the interactive finance game Shady Sam in her classroom. Watch for some great tips on how to implement and modify this resourc...

Shady Sam Reflection Worksheet

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Click to download this Reflection Worksheet for Shady Sam, a game that challenges students to take on the role of a loan shark, using strategies to maximize their profits at the expense of their borro...

Rise of the Roman Empire Discussion Prompts and Pause Points 

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Before the Movie:   What do you know about republics? How do they differ from an empire? (Tap prior knowledge; Make prediction) What do you know about Julius Cesar? (Tap prior knowledge) ...

Creature Caverns Teacher Guide

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Click to download this Teacher Guide for Creature Caverns, a flexible, sandbox-style game that challenges students to analyze patterns in tables and graphs. Adaptable for grades 4-7, students create a...

Agrinautica Teacher Guide

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Click to download this Teacher Guide for Agrinautica, a flexible, sandbox-type game featuring pre-algebra skills, including mathematical expression-building and order of operations. Adaptable for stud...

Curse Reverse Teacher Guide

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Click to download this Teacher Guide for Curse Reverse, a game that builds algebraic expression and patterns skills.  Adaptable for grades 3-7, the game invites students to navigate imaginary sites, u...