Category Archives: Admin Guides

Open-Ended Challenge Questions

PersonalFinaceLab’s curriculum library is packed full of automatically-graded quizzes and assessments at the end of every lesson. However, to give students an additional push, you may also want to assign students open-ended questions for short written assignments, or launching points for class discussion. Most of our Personal Finance lessons end with 4-6 “Challenge Questions” – Read More…

Lesson Plans

See our collection of personal finance, economics, investing, savings, business, math, and social studies lesson plans to kick start your class. Includes over 50 lesson plans ranging across every grade level, with suggested class activities and ways to integrate the stock game and other learning resources, both for in-class activities and homework.

Setting Up Your Class Or Challenge

To create your contest, log in as an administrator, and find your Administrator menu at the top left of the page and click on “Create Challenge”. Click on this post for a video demonstration!

Widget Set-Up Tutorial

If your school also ordered our Widget Pack for display screens, this tutorial will walk you through the first set-up! Prefer “Text and Image” guides? Keep reading! What You Need To get started, there’s a few things you’ll need: A site license to PersonalFinanceLab.com A separate license for our Widget Bundle A Smart TV with Read More…

Creating and Managing Assignments

Assignments are a great way to manage your class’s activities around the simulation and this learn center, giving you the ability to track your student’s progress in trading, reading articles, and using our calculators. This will be a quick overview of what Assignments are, and how you can best make use of them in your classroom.

Teacher Reports

This post contains a guide that will illustrate the different reporting tools instructors have at their disposal. The Reports page can be accessed under the Administration menu at the top of the page.