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Middle School Presentation

Transcript: Plan Ahead; Delay Spending Money Management: Control Your Cash Flow Spending Plan ~ Road Map for Success PYF – Pay Yourself First Emily Schoenfeldt Use DECIDE steps for all financial situations contributing to lifelong decisions. Without a Spending Plan Establish priorities; plan in advance to: Make progress to achieve goals Avoid “traps” and buyer’s remorse Deal with unexpected costly events Have money on hand when you need it Put you in control of how your money is used Envelope system Weekly receipt tally Checking account register Spreadsheet Personal finance software or app Takeaways Get a Bigger Bucket Short-Term = Up to three months Medium = Three months to a year Define your goal Establish criteria for an acceptable outcome Choose two or three good options Identify pros and cons of the options Decide the option that best matches criteria Evaluate the results Be crafty Help your neighbors Teach others Be a tech troubleshooter Work for your parents Start an Internet business Long-Term = More than a year DECIDE is to Make a Decision SMART Goals Specific Measurable Attainable Relevant Time-Bound Track Your Money Set aside money for “big ticket” items Avoid borrowing, which costs you more money Very wise to save a little now for later Every time you PYF you have more money to spend later on things that are important to you Tips Informative Video Remember SMART Goals DECIDE Steps Spending Plan Pay Yourself First (PYF) Get a Bigger Bucket Track Your Money 0.00 - 0.30 Middle School Presentation May come up short on money before the next paycheck or allowance payment More likely to not reach long-term spending goals Added stress if struggling to keep up with payments May need to give up something you planned if money needs to be used for unexpected emergencies Give up independence if you need to rely on others for financial help

Middle School Presentation Project

Transcript: This We Believe-NMSA 2010 Middle schools were set up to benefit young adolescence. So what does it mean to be an adolescent, what exactly are they going through? NMSA released a paper, This We Believe to later be revised and set up 14 essential elements for a successful middle school History of it all In order for any school to be successful support needs to be there. Support comes from the district, staff, students, parents and community. When they all work together the middle school concept can be a great benefit for our young adolescent students Creating Organizationally Healthy and Effective Middle Schools-Kathleen Roney, Vincent Anafara, Kathleen Brown The solution (or hope to a solution) was to reform the jr. high schools to middle schools. These schools were meant to provide support from the transition from childhood to young adult. * even though it should be about the building The Rise of Middle Schools Ways of a supportive curriculum and instruction prepared educators teachers and students engaged curriculum challenging, exploring, integrating multiple teaching and learning techniques variety of continuous assessment Curriculum Characteristics of Adolescences The Start of Middle Schools The Rise of Middle Schools First let's look at the history of middles schools and how they came to be what they are today. The start of the junior high school begins 1994 Students at this age should be in a setting that is appropriate for them Being able to start to moving from class to class, seeing other students regularly an limiting their interactions with older students Past, Present, & Future..Continuing to Guide Middle School The Middle Piece to Education 1975 The Rise of Middle Schools Programs According to Cheri Yecke article Mayhem in the Middle there are ten strategies for transitions 1. include parents 2. add higher grades 3. grade level balance 4. make transition at 6th grade * 5. strict transfer policy 6. modify facilitates 7.high expectations 8. decide on academic approach 9. provide access to advanced courses 10. greater access to extra-curricular activities 1910 1960's A major component of middle schools is to provide a transition from elementary school to high school Transition gaining ability physically, mentally, & emotional separation and more independence from authority The Rise of Middle Schools People wanted a school environment that fostered the needs of young adolescences-junior high schools were falling short In fact jr. high schools were turning into "miniature high schools", exactly what this age student does not need. For young adolescents it is important for them to be active -extracurricular activities help in several ways... Improvement of motor skills and physical fitness; • Enhancement of normal physical and social growth and maturation; • Improvement of socialization, self-esteem, self-perception and psychological well-being; • Establishment of a basis for a healthy lifestyle and lifelong commitment to physical activity NSMA More and more advocates for middle schools begun to find ways to help develop these schools The middle school concept is set up to support a challenging curriculum that best supports their students. Start of the Middle School The call to reform Jr. High schools-they were become "pale imitations of high schools" Journey of the Middle School Number of middle schools goes to 12, 530 Soon middle schools rise above the number of jr. highs-1 jr high for every 3 middle schools People need a more suitable learning environment for young adolescents A school that fit all the needs of a growing child, not only the academic aspects but the social and emotional as well In 1960's a call to reform jr. high schools evolved to reform to middle school concept Jr. High's Surviving Teen Years Facts for Families-No.57 Past, Present, & Future..Continuing to Guide Safe and Stable Environment 1995 1930's strong peer influence...clothing, actions, hobbies, habits moodiness, feeling awkward focused on present-not looking ahead The Rise of Middle Schools Why middle schools? How do they help our students? What can they gain with this separation during their adolescent years? Don' we already have the middle school concept in our district? 3 ways that middle schools support our young adolescence providing a safe and stable environment that fosters the needs of young adolescents allows a transition so the elementary to high school jumo is not such a drastic one set up a curriculum and programs specified to this age of a child Why? The ASCD established the Council on the Emerging Adolescent Learner and soon published 'The Middle School We Need' As mentioned middles schools were started to help accommodate issues that certain age children go through. So how do they address these issues? Approximately 6.8 million students enrolled in middle schools Support for Success Knowing the history and how middles were started, we are able to see the goals that went into creating these schools. When we

Middle School Presentation

Transcript: Finance COMPANY LOGO By Jack Demet and Nathan Valk Personal Saving Saving Pay yourself first! Always save money before you spend it. Start Saving as early as you can The more time the more money can accumulate from interest Average saving account interest rate: 0.06% $10,000 vs. $10,030.04 Interest Example You Have $10,000 Keep at home Put in a Bank Account Result: After 5 years you have $10,000 Result: After 5 years you have $10,030.04 While the interest rate is not high enough to keep up with inflation (3%) it's better to have it increase in value a little bit than decrease Or Other benefits of Savings Account: Benefit of saving Money is safer in a vault at a bank than at your house Money in bank is insured up to a certain max value Its easy to withdrawl (take money out) and deposit (put money in) funds into a savings account. (liquidity) Investing Investing Spending money in hopes of making a profit sometime in the future The riskier the investment the higher potential return you can get The lower the risk, the lower the potential return is Investments Types of Investments Bonds You loan money to a corporation or US government Stocks Money raised by a business through the subscription of shares Collectibles Valued Item that is sought out by collectors Mutual Funds Program funded by investors that invests in a diversification of stocks Investing Tips Competitive Analysis Strengths Weaknesses COMPANY LOGO Investing Tips Invest Early Diversify Do not put all your eggs in one basket If its too good to be true, it probably is You have to Spend Money to Make Money Investing Tips Goals S.M.A.R.T. Goals S- Specific What needs to be accoplished? Who else will be involved? Where will this take place? M- Measurable How will I know ive succeeded? A- Attainable Is the goal reasonable for me? (not to hard not too easy) R- Relevant Is it worthwhile? Is it meaningful or something others want me to do? T- Times bound When do I start? When will I be finnished? How to acheive your Goals Make a plan! Without a plan, it is easy to get distracted. Make sure you actualy want to accomplish this goal. Not somehting your mom told you to do. Tips for Acheiving Goals Examples Examples of S.M.A.R.T. Goals Short-Term (up to 3 months) Save money to spend at the mall Save $50 from every paycheck for 2 months so that I can save up enough money to go shopping at the mall. Medium-Term (3 months to a year) Buying A computer Work an extra job that makes $50 a week and save 35% of paycheck money so that I can buy a laptop to use for school later in the year. Long-Term (A year or more) Save for college tuition Save money from birthday and holiday along with 85% of paycheck for the next 2 years to pay my freshman year tuition. Credit Credit Cards Payment card issued to customers for them to purchase goods and services The Credit Card company pays for your purchases knowing that you will pay them back at a later date Works like a loan (Borrowing Money) for all of your purchases Credit Card companies make their money by charging interest on the money that you owe them You will receive a credit card bill every month with the amount you owe Benefits of Credit Cards Benefits of Credit Cards Companies will offer rewards/points for the purchases you make Thieves cannot steal money from you because the money that is on the credit card is not yours (Protection from fraud) If you buy a product and it does not meet your standards you can return more easily than a debit card Credit Card companies can offer you insurance Misconceptions & Mistakes Misconceptions & Mistakes Missing payments It is always best to make payments as soon as you can Pretending credit does not exist You are earning credit so use it Not setting a budget You do not want to spend more money than you have Only paying the minimum amount due each month You want to pay as much as you can early so that you do not have to pay more in the long run Credit Card Tips Credit Card Tips Types of things to buy Food & Clothing because they are cheap and easy to pay back Car because it is a large purchase so you will get a lot of point/rewards and it will take sometime to pay off Set a reminder every month to pay your debt Pay in full (Pay off all the money you owe so you can avoid interest building up) Check Credit Card account weekly Track purchases (Keep receipts) so they match your credit card statement

Middle School Presentation

Transcript: ENERGY ENERGY ENERGY!!!!!! Eyes for Lies Listen Listen! Groups: Working Together Expression: This is ME!? O_o --> Pay them individual attention --> Direct energy correctly and dynamically 13 year old -realistic -detail -use of gradient Ideas and Lesson Plans! The pseudorealistic stage occurs between the ages of 11-13. Students' work begins to look more realistic. Lowenfield categorizes two types of young artists within this group: the haptic type and the visual type. The haptic type tends to use color to indicate emotion, while the visual type prefers color in their work to appear as it does in real life, more naturally. When color is not used in the artwork, detail is what is emphasized (effective shading, making subjects three-dimensional, etc.) We should be conduits of their pro flow! Self-discovery is all about making mistakes and having a safe environment where they can fix them. --> Middle School! -Other Materials: Paper Mache and Clay - COLOR -Self Portraits/Cartoons 13 year old -naturalistic -distance indicated -lighting -space depicted --> 13 year old -anatomically correct (proportions, etc.) -differentiate through pattern -space used effectively --> They will discover much about themselves as they work with other's ideas. These guys can smell a faker like a shark can smell blood. There will be much self discovery as they work with other's ideas. So much time hearing what they need to be doing from teachers, parents, peers, etc. --Crit --designate story time --ask opinions/thoughts 12 year old -perspective -3D -line quality and detail Breakin' it Down: Traits Middle school is all about self discovery. We must be conduits for their pro flow! --> Development, Traits, and Ideas --> Developmental is Essential to Your Potential

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