Success Story — Fayette County Public Schools
Economics teacher Jason Eisele spearheaded an initiative to provide Budget Challenge for his school district. Fayette County Public Schools in Georgia had more than 1,000 students across seven schools in the county participate in a simulation this school year. We've asked Eisele to provide insight into his experience with the program.
Mar 27, 2020
Teacher Strategies to Enhance Distance Learning
In light of school closures caused by COVID-19, we've compiled a list of strategies to use with your students to help ease the transition to distance learning.
Mar 16, 2020
Class Success Story — Linda VanDeWeghe
Linda VanDeWeghe just completed the simulation with her class. Read her success here.
Mar 12, 2020
Press Release — Michigan State Grant
First in the nation state-wide financial literacy grant pays off big for over 5000 Michigan students. Read the press release.
Mar 11, 2020
In the Press — Webster Central High
The teachers in Webster Central High School continue to impress us with their ability to implement Budget Challenge in the classroom and were recently featured in the Webster Herald.
Mar 6, 2020
Interviewing a Superstar Teacher — Amanda Volz
Amanda Volz is a personal finance teacher that has been a top user of Budget Challenge since 2014. She has taught several hundred students using our simulation and has had a large proportion finish in the top 5% of students nationwide. Read our interview with Mrs. Volz.
Feb 26, 2020
Interviewing a Superstar Teacher — Trisha DeBacco
Trisha DeBacco is a personal finance teacher that has been a loyal user of Budget Challenge since 2015. In that time, she has taught over 300 students across 15+ classes. Read our interview with Trisha to learn tips on how to implement our program.
Feb 12, 2020
Interviewing a Superstar Teacher — Stephen Latter
Stephen Latter in Potomac Falls, VA has been a huge advocate for our program. We were even able to sit in on his class for a day last fall to see how he uses Budget Challenge in his classroom. Read his thoughts on the program.
Feb 12, 2020

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Meet Tara Kirby! She's our teacher champion for success. She posts teacher spotlights, success stories and teacher resources to our blog as well as social media. Outside of the blog, when you play our simulation, you'll hear from Tara on a regular basis where she'll help give you reminders, tips and helpful information when you need it to stay on top of your class.

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