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Introducing Money Game/Camp Millionaire Cabins!

By |2017-01-18T08:11:56+00:00April 12th, 2011|Money Game Specific, Powerful Teaching Techniques|

If you've ever taught a group of kids, or even if you haven't, you know what it's like to maintain some semblance of order in a group bigger than, oh...say...two! It doesn't take long for kids to get over their awkward self-consciousness and form little cliques, etc. The longer they spend time together, the more [...]

Great Testimonial (and new ideas) from Anita in New Zealand

By |2016-04-07T11:48:37+00:00January 30th, 2011|Extra Money Game Activities Category, Money Game Specific, Money Game Testimonials|

"Just wanted to say we had HEAPS of FUN playing the Money Game. Because it was my first time, and I wanted to be sure all the kids 'won' - I opted for the short version where they received $200 for each asset they owned. I chose to make the kids 'work' for me at [...]

Powerful Presentation Tips – Call Backs

By |2017-01-18T08:11:58+00:00January 29th, 2011|Money Game Specific, Powerful Teaching Techniques|

How would you like to ensure that your students remembered what you were teaching them? Thank you. And what if I could teach you an easy-to-use teaching technique to make that happen…would you want to learn it? Great.  We're going to talk about that in just a bit. But let's talk about learning in general [...]

If I purchase the PDF version of the game, what do I have to create?

By |2017-01-18T08:12:00+00:00December 22nd, 2010|Money Game FAQ, Money Game Specific|

That's a great question. The answer is..."Everything" but it's not quite as challenging as yo might think. Basically, there are the following pieces (refer to image at the right): 1) The Expense Bags (there are 8 of them) 2) The Asset Bags (there are 3 of them) 3) Instructional Manual (you'll print this) [...]

Financial Lessons Taught In The Money Game

By |2017-01-18T08:12:01+00:00December 1st, 2010|Money Game FAQ, Money Game Specific|

If you are already teaching financial literacy education to kids and teens, then you know what you're looking for in a great financial education course. We get quite a few questions that look like this... "So...what exactly DO kids and teens (and adults) learn by playing The Money Game?" GREAT QUESTION! And as always, I've [...]

Ten Great Ways to Make Financial Education Fun AND Effective

By |2017-01-18T08:12:02+00:00October 20th, 2010|Powerful Teaching Techniques|

Money. No matter how you look at it, on some level, you need it. You need it for shelter. You need it for food. And you need it for a zillion other things that make life a little more convenient and enjoyable. Whether you love it or despise it, it's part of life and the [...]

How Long Does It Take To Play The Money Game?

By |2016-04-09T20:31:14+00:00October 17th, 2010|Money Game FAQ|

Q. How long does the game take? A. As with all things in life, the answer is...It depends! But here are some scenarios that will help you figure out how long your Money Game session needs to be. In order to figure out how long the game will take, keep these points in mind: The [...]

Can I teach The Money Game in a Short Time Frame?

By |2016-04-09T20:56:06+00:00October 11th, 2010|Money Game FAQ|

Q. I am trying to figure out how to offer The Money Game. I want to do it in schools as well as part of a Park District Class/Course but don't know if it is two classes of 2 hours each or what. A. Two classes of 2 hours each will work if you are [...]

Welcome to the exciting new world of The Money Game!

By |2016-04-09T17:06:51+00:00March 7th, 2010|Money Game Specific|

Welcome to The Money Game. You have just made a commitment to the being part of the most profoundly effective solution to the question... "How do we teach a world full of children about money in a way that is relevant, effective and fun?" The Money Game is a financial education game 'event' where the [...]

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