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Why We Should Build Curriculum Around Real-World Education – Bonus Episode with EVERFI

In this episode, Alyssa Lyons from EVERFI, joins to share tips for educators who want to inject real world experiences and skills into their curriculum. We’ll discuss their powerful digital curriculum around real world education. You’ll also hear how to utilize their fantastic resources for K-12 students to address critical life skills like financial literacy and even how to navigate the metaverse!

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Tips for Building Curriculum Around Real-World Education

  • Identify areas in your   curriculum  to incorporate new topics.
  • Carve out time for a “Financial Friday” or another themed day.
  • Incorporate digital resources that address big topics like the metaverse.

Sponsored by EVERFI

This episode is sponsored by EVERFI. Want to prepare your students for life success, but short on time? Busy teachers use EVERFI’s standards-aligned, turnkey and no-cost digital lessons to help  students thrive in an ever-changing world. Interactive, game-based lessons help you engage students at all grade levels and bring critical real-world skills like financial readiness, emotional literacy, STEM, and much more to your classroom. Thanks to partners, all K-12 schools and students have access to EVERFI’s lessons free of charge. Visit to learn more.

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Monica Burns

Dr. Monica Burns is a former classroom teacher, Author, Speaker, and Curriculum & EdTech Consultant. Visit her site for more ideas on how to become a tech-savvy teacher.

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