Author Archives: Jacqueline Prester

Embrace the #PowerOfEcon April 26th

Embrace the #PowerOfEcon April 26th

Econ Essentials Several years ago, I began incorporating more economic concepts into the Entrepreneurship course I teach at Mansfield High School. I wanted my students to truly understand how the outside world would affect their small businesses. They needed to know the basic economic concepts of supply and demand, how production costs are calculated, and

Celebrate National Financial Literacy Month

The United States Senate declared April National Financial Literacy Month to dedicate focus on increasing the financial capability of our youth. The statistics are both staggering and eye-opening: More than 1 in 6 students in the US do not reach the baseline level of proficiency in financial literacy Nearly 1/4 of millennials spend more than