The educator facilitates student exploration of future career opportunities through project-based learning
Project-based learning (PBL) is a student-centered instruction that occurs over an extended time period, during which students select, plan, investigate, and produce a product, presentation, or performance that answers a real-world question or responds to an authentic challenge.
Exposing students to future careers helps them identify and follow through on an education path that leads to a desired career, and encourages them to strive academically. The project-based learning (PBL) method is most suitable for this topic for a number of reasons. Above all, students are active, not passive; a project engages their hearts and minds, and provides real-world relevance for learning. Also, after completing a project, students understand content more deeply, remember what they learn, and retain it longer than is often the case with traditional instruction.
Rationale for the application of using project-based learning to teach personal finance topics. Included are turnkey PBL lessons for various personal finance topics:
The items in this following section detail what must be submitted for evaluation. To earn the micro-credential, you must receive a passing evaluation for Parts 1, 3 and 4, and a “Yes” for both artifacts submitted for Part 2.
Educator must submit the PBL guide from the lesson.
Please include reflections from three students who completed the activity submitted in Part 2, using the following questions as guidance for the students (300-word limit each):
Provide a reflection of what you learned, using the following questions as guidance (150-word limit):
Please answer a brief survey about your experience teaching personal finance. Your responses will:
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