May 8 at 6:30pm. Free.
Join us at the National Museum of Mathematics to see why we believe so strongly that the key to strengthening financial decision-making skills lies in a robust math course.
Parents, students aged 12 and up, educators, math enthusiasts, and math advocates are all welcome to join us at this free event. Dessert reception to follow.
The National Museum of Mathematics is located at 11 E. 26th Street between Fifth and Madison Avenues
The FiCycle team attended the ATMNYC Conference this past weekend to promote our curriculum and introduce our new manipulative – FiCycle LOGS!
Phil and Jack also presented at the conference: “Equality Relations and the Net Worth Equation”
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Phil Dituri and Alysia DaSilva recently attended and presented at the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics Regional Conference & Exposition in Hartford, Connecticut. Phil gave two presentations:
- “Using Math to Teach Financial Understanding” which focused on incorporating personal finance into math lessons.
- “Should I Insure My Phone? Games and Mathematics for Modelling Risk” which showed how using dice games in classrooms can help demonstrate expected value and decision making int he context of purchasing insurance.
Andy Davidson and Jack-Marley Payne also presented at the 57th Annual Financial Literacy and Economic Education Conference hosted by the Council for Economic Education in Atlanta, Georgia. Their presentation was on:
- “Wealth not Cash” which included a series of games and activities for classrooms introducing the concept of wealth and a new approach to introducing students to personal finance.
Pictured here are FiCycle students at Village Academy High School in Pomona, California. They are in their pilot year and they are our first school in the state to adopt the course. FiCycle has received A-G certification from the University of California as a “C” math course in California.