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Podcast@talkingfinlit.org (Dr. Kathleen P. King)

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Talking Financial Literacy is a global discussion dealing with educational needs emerging from the ever changing world of personal finance. Co-hosted by Mark Gura and Dr. Kathleen P. King (Kathy) this new series provides professional development and resources for educators, students and lifelong learners. Finding our way to and through the impressive amount of material on this subject, this is both a report and an investigation. Financial Literacy is Mission Critical Lifelong Learning. Talking Fin Lit is produced by Dr. Kathleen King, and Mark Gura and copyrighted by The McGraw-Hill Companies, 2008-2011. Visit the website for complete show notes and resources: www.talkingfinlit.org. You may email the podcast hosts with comments and suggestions at podcast@talkingfinlit.org

Latest Episodes

Talking Fin Lit Podcast Ep.50: Personal Finance Wins! Steve Kautz and Waynflete School Winners, Email: podcast@talkingfinlit.org

Join us to hear about how these students won a trophy in a head to head competition about business and personal finance. It all starts in Waynflete Maine! Stephen Kautz is a Math teacher who teaches both the Business Finance and Personal Finance courses at the Waynflete School in Waynflete, Maine. Steve guided and supported a group of his students in preparing for the Federal Bank of Boston Reserve Cup Challenge, a popular and challenging competition, in which students must demonstrate sophisticated understanding of the world of banking and Economics. Coach Steve draws on his business, as well as his Peace Corps experience, in developing and teaching finance courses. Our website has photos, articles and details about the competition and the teams' performance. Visit our podcast website for complete show notes and resources www.talkingfinlit.org You may email the podcast hosts with comments and suggestions at podcast@talkingfinlit.org Financial Literacy is Mission Critical Lifelong L...

--2012 APR 16
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Talking Fin Lit Podcast Ep.50: Personal Finance Wins! Steve Kautz and Waynflete School Winners, Email: podcast@talkingfinlit.org

Talking Fin Lit Podcast Ep. 49 John LeFeber Takes Us Inside EconEdLink, Email: podcast@talkingfinlit.org

In this episode of Talking Financial Literacy Podcast, John LeFeber sits down with Mark Gura to discuss the powerful resources and work at EconEdLink. This interview is a rare opportunity to hear one of the movers and shakers in the field of financial literacy education and economic education discuss the resources, trends and needs in this area. John LeFeber is the Director of Instructional Technology for the Council for Economic Education and the Project Manager for EconEdLink. Affiliated with Thinkfinity, EconEdLink, the Council for Economic Opportunity's premier resource, is a rich source of classroom-tested, Internet-based economic and personal finance instructional materials. It offers over 700 lessons and a variety of other resources targeted for K-12 teachers and their students. Each of the lessons includes a teacher's version as well as a student's version and is designed to be delivered in a variety of formats and classroom settings. John has been with the Council for Econo...

--2012 MAR 3
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Talking Fin Lit Podcast Ep. 49 John LeFeber Takes Us Inside EconEdLink, Email: podcast@talkingfinlit.org

Talking Fin Lit Podcast Ep. 48: Laura Ploss: By Kids for Kids and the Secret Millionaires Club, Email: podcast@talkingfinlit.org

By Kids for Kids and the Secret Millionaires Club. Join us for a resource packed interview with Laura Ploss. She is the Operating Officer of By Kids for Kids, one of the partner organizations involved with Secret Millionaires Club. These intriguing groups are really instructional resources that provides a variety of Financial Literacy content for school age students. Also be sure to explore each of the links we provie in this episode because there is a wealth of information and resource available. These are topnotch in respect to curriculum, but also in FUN! For example, students play games, but also hear other students speak about financial literacy. Whether you are a teacher, parent or both, don't miss out, dig in to discover the wealth of resources available here.Visit the website for complete show notes and resources www.talkingfinlit.org You may email the podcast hosts with comments and suggestions at podcast@talkingfinlit.org Financial Literacy is Mission Critical Lifelong Lea...

--2012 FEB 20
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Talking Fin Lit Podcast Ep. 48: Laura Ploss: By Kids for Kids and the Secret Millionaires Club, Email: podcast@talkingfinlit.org

Talking Fin Lit Podcast Ep. 47: Professor Emerita Meets Elmo, Email: podcast@talkingfinlit.org

Join us for an exciting interview which reveals the answer to: Can you resist Elmo, even when teaching Financial Literacy? That was the brilliance behind the plan when the Sesame Workshop contacted Karen Holden, Professor Emerita of Public Affairs and Consumer Science at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Ms. Holden was one of six advisers invited to discuss with Sesame Workshop what the fundamental lessons are for very young children in Financial Literacy - lessons that could be and should be taught to preschool children, especially from diverse families and communities. These six experts produced a body of professional content and opinion to inform Sesame Workshop in Financial Literacy. What a great way to help youngsters grasp fundamental concepts of Financial Literacy Sesame Workshop developed. Visit the website for complete show notes and resources www.talkingfinlit.org You may email the podcast hosts with comments and suggestions at podcast@talkingfinlit.org Financial Litera...

--2012 FEB 18
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Talking Fin Lit Podcast Ep. 47: Professor Emerita Meets Elmo, Email: podcast@talkingfinlit.org

Talking Fin Lit Podcast Ep. 46: Mike Fladlien: Masterful Financial Literacy Instruction, Email: podcast@talkingfinlit.org

Mike Fladlien is a teacher at Muscatine High School in Muscatine, Iowa. Mr. Fladlien teaches Business, Business Law, Economics, Computer Applications, and (Business) Logistics there. Mr. Fladlien blogs on Finance and Economics Education: Micro-economics at http://www.mikeroeconomics.blogspot.com/ and at http://teachingapeconomics.blogspot.com/. He has had 8 lessons accepted and published on the EconEdLink web-based resource. Join us for another exciting Talking Fin Lit episode with valuable free resources. Visit the website for complete show notes and resources www.talkingfinlit.org You may email the podcast hosts with comments and suggestions at podcast@talkingfinlit.org Financial Literacy is Mission Critical Lifelong Learning. Talking Fin Lit is produced by University of South Florida and copyrighted by The McGraw-Hill Companies, 2008-2012

--2012 FEB 7
Comments
Talking Fin Lit Podcast Ep. 46: Mike Fladlien: Masterful Financial Literacy Instruction, Email: podcast@talkingfinlit.org

Talking Fin Lit Podcast Ep. 45: Mack Lewis: Creator of the Checkbook Project, Email: podcast@talkingfinlit.org

Another exciting Talking Fin Lit episode with vital free resources as we interview Mack Lewis, a board certified teacher working in Oregon. Mack describes her development of Class Money: The Checkbook Project, a unique model for using the Micro Society instructional context to model and teach Financial Literacy. It is a free resource, a complete guide for teachers with support materials, available in downloadable format online. Visit the website for complete show notes and resources www.talkingfinlit.org You may email the podcast hosts with comments and suggestions at podcast@talkingfinlit.org Financial Literacy is Mission Critical Lifelong Learning. Talking Fin Lit is produced by University of South Florida and copyrighted by The McGraw-Hill Companies, 2008-2012

--2012 FEB 7
Comments
Talking Fin Lit Podcast Ep. 45: Mack Lewis: Creator of the Checkbook Project, Email: podcast@talkingfinlit.org

Talking Fin Lit Podcast Ep. 44, Mickey Ebert:Curriculum Writer for Financial Literacy, Email: podcast@talkingfinlit.org

Join us for this stimulating interview with a prolific curriculum writer for early elementary Financial Literacy, Mickey Ebert is an award-winning retired Blue Springs, Arkansas teacher. Mickey has had unique education experiences as a result of her 34 years in education and has studied School Administration as well as Teaching. She has written and published the astoundingly large body of 42 lessons for EconEdLink. She currently works as an Education Specialist for the National Archives, applying her deep knowledge of Education to its extraordinary collection of resources made available for teachers. Visit the website for complete show notes and resources www.talkingfinlit.org You may email the podcast hosts with comments and suggestions at podcast@talkingfinlit.org Financial Literacy is Mission Critical Lifelong Learning. Talking Fin Lit is produced by University of South Florida and copyrighted by The McGraw-Hill Companies, 2008-2012

--2012 FEB 7
Comments
Talking Fin Lit Podcast Ep. 44, Mickey Ebert:Curriculum Writer for Financial Literacy, Email: podcast@talkingfinlit.org

Talking Fin Lit Podcast Ep. 43, Banking, Business, and School Stores Paving the Way, Email: podcast@talkingfinlit.org

Jennifer Allen was selected as the first State of Kentucky, Jumpstart Financial Literacy - Teacher of the Year. She is a teacher at Madison Southern High School in Berea, Kentucky where she teaches Business and Marketing courses and runs the school bank and school store programs. She has presented to colleagues on using free resources for teaching various aspects of Financial Literacy (see her presentation PowerPoint below). Ms. Allen's work as a Financial Literacy educator provides an important model, as she teaches both formal classes, and runs school-based activities (the bank and store) that provide important opportunities to apply what's learned in the courses as well as other content, hands-on. In this interview Jennifer describes how she runs her program, identifies important free resources she has found, and gives important advice on how to run a highly successful Fin Lit program on the high school level. Visit the website for complete show notes and resources www.talkingfin...

--2011 NOV 14
Comments
Talking Fin Lit Podcast Ep. 43, Banking, Business, and School Stores Paving the Way, Email: podcast@talkingfinlit.org

Talking Fin Lit Podcast Ep. 42, The Centsables - Interview with Mark DiPippa, Email: podcast@talkingfinlit.org

Mr. Mark DiPippa is the President of The Centsables, a rich, comic book themed, multi-media instructional resource for Financial Literacy Education. The Centsables website is a comprehensive source of instructional materials and bears the tag line, The Centsables, A NEW BREED OF SUPERHEROES!: Helping kids overcome obstables, soar toward goals, and achieve financial fitness! This episode gives the history and background of The Centsables and offers insights into what it offers educators and how they may best make use of it. This is your personal invitation to be part of the Fin Lit Community- Let's support educators. Visit the website for complete show notes and resources www.talkingfinlit.org You may email the podcast hosts with comments and suggestions at podcast@talkingfinlit.org Financial Literacy is Mission Critical Lifelong Learning. Talking Fin Lit is produced and copyrighted by The McGraw-Hill Companies, 2008-2011

--2011 NOV 12
Comments
Talking Fin Lit Podcast Ep. 42, The Centsables - Interview with Mark DiPippa, Email: podcast@talkingfinlit.org

Talking Fin Lit Podcast Ep. 41, Economic Education: Picking up Steam in the Old South, Email: podcast@talkingfinlit.org

Listeners from around the world will benefit from learning about the model used by Mississippi Council on Economic Education.to take advantage of the many ideas and highly useful resources available through their website and its subsidiary links. This interview with Ms. Shwarzfager gives the insider insight that will make the huge array of resources very accessible to the listener. Ms. Selena Swartzfager is the President of the Mississippi Council on Economic Education. Before assuming the responsibilities of President of the MSCC, Selena was a second career teacher, having earned degrees in business and having spent 15 years in the corporate world before entering the classroom. She was a High School teacher of Business and Personal Finance. Thus, she brings a perfect body of experience to her current work. As this interview reveals, the Mississippi Council of Economic Education offers a broad and well balanced program for teachers and students. Visit the website for complete show n...

--2011 NOV 11
Comments
Talking Fin Lit Podcast Ep. 41, Economic Education: Picking up Steam in the Old South, Email: podcast@talkingfinlit.org

Latest Episodes

Talking Fin Lit Podcast Ep.50: Personal Finance Wins! Steve Kautz and Waynflete School Winners, Email: podcast@talkingfinlit.org

Join us to hear about how these students won a trophy in a head to head competition about business and personal finance. It all starts in Waynflete Maine! Stephen Kautz is a Math teacher who teaches both the Business Finance and Personal Finance courses at the Waynflete School in Waynflete, Maine. Steve guided and supported a group of his students in preparing for the Federal Bank of Boston Reserve Cup Challenge, a popular and challenging competition, in which students must demonstrate sophisticated understanding of the world of banking and Economics. Coach Steve draws on his business, as well as his Peace Corps experience, in developing and teaching finance courses. Our website has photos, articles and details about the competition and the teams' performance. Visit our podcast website for complete show notes and resources www.talkingfinlit.org You may email the podcast hosts with comments and suggestions at podcast@talkingfinlit.org Financial Literacy is Mission Critical Lifelong L...

--2012 APR 16
Comments
Talking Fin Lit Podcast Ep.50: Personal Finance Wins! Steve Kautz and Waynflete School Winners, Email: podcast@talkingfinlit.org

Talking Fin Lit Podcast Ep. 49 John LeFeber Takes Us Inside EconEdLink, Email: podcast@talkingfinlit.org

In this episode of Talking Financial Literacy Podcast, John LeFeber sits down with Mark Gura to discuss the powerful resources and work at EconEdLink. This interview is a rare opportunity to hear one of the movers and shakers in the field of financial literacy education and economic education discuss the resources, trends and needs in this area. John LeFeber is the Director of Instructional Technology for the Council for Economic Education and the Project Manager for EconEdLink. Affiliated with Thinkfinity, EconEdLink, the Council for Economic Opportunity's premier resource, is a rich source of classroom-tested, Internet-based economic and personal finance instructional materials. It offers over 700 lessons and a variety of other resources targeted for K-12 teachers and their students. Each of the lessons includes a teacher's version as well as a student's version and is designed to be delivered in a variety of formats and classroom settings. John has been with the Council for Econo...

--2012 MAR 3
Comments
Talking Fin Lit Podcast Ep. 49 John LeFeber Takes Us Inside EconEdLink, Email: podcast@talkingfinlit.org

Talking Fin Lit Podcast Ep. 48: Laura Ploss: By Kids for Kids and the Secret Millionaires Club, Email: podcast@talkingfinlit.org

By Kids for Kids and the Secret Millionaires Club. Join us for a resource packed interview with Laura Ploss. She is the Operating Officer of By Kids for Kids, one of the partner organizations involved with Secret Millionaires Club. These intriguing groups are really instructional resources that provides a variety of Financial Literacy content for school age students. Also be sure to explore each of the links we provie in this episode because there is a wealth of information and resource available. These are topnotch in respect to curriculum, but also in FUN! For example, students play games, but also hear other students speak about financial literacy. Whether you are a teacher, parent or both, don't miss out, dig in to discover the wealth of resources available here.Visit the website for complete show notes and resources www.talkingfinlit.org You may email the podcast hosts with comments and suggestions at podcast@talkingfinlit.org Financial Literacy is Mission Critical Lifelong Lea...

--2012 FEB 20
Comments
Talking Fin Lit Podcast Ep. 48: Laura Ploss: By Kids for Kids and the Secret Millionaires Club, Email: podcast@talkingfinlit.org

Talking Fin Lit Podcast Ep. 47: Professor Emerita Meets Elmo, Email: podcast@talkingfinlit.org

Join us for an exciting interview which reveals the answer to: Can you resist Elmo, even when teaching Financial Literacy? That was the brilliance behind the plan when the Sesame Workshop contacted Karen Holden, Professor Emerita of Public Affairs and Consumer Science at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Ms. Holden was one of six advisers invited to discuss with Sesame Workshop what the fundamental lessons are for very young children in Financial Literacy - lessons that could be and should be taught to preschool children, especially from diverse families and communities. These six experts produced a body of professional content and opinion to inform Sesame Workshop in Financial Literacy. What a great way to help youngsters grasp fundamental concepts of Financial Literacy Sesame Workshop developed. Visit the website for complete show notes and resources www.talkingfinlit.org You may email the podcast hosts with comments and suggestions at podcast@talkingfinlit.org Financial Litera...

--2012 FEB 18
Comments
Talking Fin Lit Podcast Ep. 47: Professor Emerita Meets Elmo, Email: podcast@talkingfinlit.org

Talking Fin Lit Podcast Ep. 46: Mike Fladlien: Masterful Financial Literacy Instruction, Email: podcast@talkingfinlit.org

Mike Fladlien is a teacher at Muscatine High School in Muscatine, Iowa. Mr. Fladlien teaches Business, Business Law, Economics, Computer Applications, and (Business) Logistics there. Mr. Fladlien blogs on Finance and Economics Education: Micro-economics at http://www.mikeroeconomics.blogspot.com/ and at http://teachingapeconomics.blogspot.com/. He has had 8 lessons accepted and published on the EconEdLink web-based resource. Join us for another exciting Talking Fin Lit episode with valuable free resources. Visit the website for complete show notes and resources www.talkingfinlit.org You may email the podcast hosts with comments and suggestions at podcast@talkingfinlit.org Financial Literacy is Mission Critical Lifelong Learning. Talking Fin Lit is produced by University of South Florida and copyrighted by The McGraw-Hill Companies, 2008-2012

--2012 FEB 7
Comments
Talking Fin Lit Podcast Ep. 46: Mike Fladlien: Masterful Financial Literacy Instruction, Email: podcast@talkingfinlit.org

Talking Fin Lit Podcast Ep. 45: Mack Lewis: Creator of the Checkbook Project, Email: podcast@talkingfinlit.org

Another exciting Talking Fin Lit episode with vital free resources as we interview Mack Lewis, a board certified teacher working in Oregon. Mack describes her development of Class Money: The Checkbook Project, a unique model for using the Micro Society instructional context to model and teach Financial Literacy. It is a free resource, a complete guide for teachers with support materials, available in downloadable format online. Visit the website for complete show notes and resources www.talkingfinlit.org You may email the podcast hosts with comments and suggestions at podcast@talkingfinlit.org Financial Literacy is Mission Critical Lifelong Learning. Talking Fin Lit is produced by University of South Florida and copyrighted by The McGraw-Hill Companies, 2008-2012

--2012 FEB 7
Comments
Talking Fin Lit Podcast Ep. 45: Mack Lewis: Creator of the Checkbook Project, Email: podcast@talkingfinlit.org

Talking Fin Lit Podcast Ep. 44, Mickey Ebert:Curriculum Writer for Financial Literacy, Email: podcast@talkingfinlit.org

Join us for this stimulating interview with a prolific curriculum writer for early elementary Financial Literacy, Mickey Ebert is an award-winning retired Blue Springs, Arkansas teacher. Mickey has had unique education experiences as a result of her 34 years in education and has studied School Administration as well as Teaching. She has written and published the astoundingly large body of 42 lessons for EconEdLink. She currently works as an Education Specialist for the National Archives, applying her deep knowledge of Education to its extraordinary collection of resources made available for teachers. Visit the website for complete show notes and resources www.talkingfinlit.org You may email the podcast hosts with comments and suggestions at podcast@talkingfinlit.org Financial Literacy is Mission Critical Lifelong Learning. Talking Fin Lit is produced by University of South Florida and copyrighted by The McGraw-Hill Companies, 2008-2012

--2012 FEB 7
Comments
Talking Fin Lit Podcast Ep. 44, Mickey Ebert:Curriculum Writer for Financial Literacy, Email: podcast@talkingfinlit.org

Talking Fin Lit Podcast Ep. 43, Banking, Business, and School Stores Paving the Way, Email: podcast@talkingfinlit.org

Jennifer Allen was selected as the first State of Kentucky, Jumpstart Financial Literacy - Teacher of the Year. She is a teacher at Madison Southern High School in Berea, Kentucky where she teaches Business and Marketing courses and runs the school bank and school store programs. She has presented to colleagues on using free resources for teaching various aspects of Financial Literacy (see her presentation PowerPoint below). Ms. Allen's work as a Financial Literacy educator provides an important model, as she teaches both formal classes, and runs school-based activities (the bank and store) that provide important opportunities to apply what's learned in the courses as well as other content, hands-on. In this interview Jennifer describes how she runs her program, identifies important free resources she has found, and gives important advice on how to run a highly successful Fin Lit program on the high school level. Visit the website for complete show notes and resources www.talkingfin...

--2011 NOV 14
Comments
Talking Fin Lit Podcast Ep. 43, Banking, Business, and School Stores Paving the Way, Email: podcast@talkingfinlit.org

Talking Fin Lit Podcast Ep. 42, The Centsables - Interview with Mark DiPippa, Email: podcast@talkingfinlit.org

Mr. Mark DiPippa is the President of The Centsables, a rich, comic book themed, multi-media instructional resource for Financial Literacy Education. The Centsables website is a comprehensive source of instructional materials and bears the tag line, The Centsables, A NEW BREED OF SUPERHEROES!: Helping kids overcome obstables, soar toward goals, and achieve financial fitness! This episode gives the history and background of The Centsables and offers insights into what it offers educators and how they may best make use of it. This is your personal invitation to be part of the Fin Lit Community- Let's support educators. Visit the website for complete show notes and resources www.talkingfinlit.org You may email the podcast hosts with comments and suggestions at podcast@talkingfinlit.org Financial Literacy is Mission Critical Lifelong Learning. Talking Fin Lit is produced and copyrighted by The McGraw-Hill Companies, 2008-2011

--2011 NOV 12
Comments
Talking Fin Lit Podcast Ep. 42, The Centsables - Interview with Mark DiPippa, Email: podcast@talkingfinlit.org

Talking Fin Lit Podcast Ep. 41, Economic Education: Picking up Steam in the Old South, Email: podcast@talkingfinlit.org

Listeners from around the world will benefit from learning about the model used by Mississippi Council on Economic Education.to take advantage of the many ideas and highly useful resources available through their website and its subsidiary links. This interview with Ms. Shwarzfager gives the insider insight that will make the huge array of resources very accessible to the listener. Ms. Selena Swartzfager is the President of the Mississippi Council on Economic Education. Before assuming the responsibilities of President of the MSCC, Selena was a second career teacher, having earned degrees in business and having spent 15 years in the corporate world before entering the classroom. She was a High School teacher of Business and Personal Finance. Thus, she brings a perfect body of experience to her current work. As this interview reveals, the Mississippi Council of Economic Education offers a broad and well balanced program for teachers and students. Visit the website for complete show n...

--2011 NOV 11
Comments
Talking Fin Lit Podcast Ep. 41, Economic Education: Picking up Steam in the Old South, Email: podcast@talkingfinlit.org
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