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Enhancing Equity Through a Better Approach to Personal Fiannce

October/ November 2021

Founder Andy Davidson was included in the Back to School issue of American Consortium for Equity in Education discussing how teaching personal finance enhances equity for children.

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When am I going to use this?

August 2021

Founder Andy Davidson discusses the importance of combining mathematics with personal finance in a brief to the Virginia School Boards Association in their newsletter.

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The FiCycle Podcast

July 2021

In our three-part podcast series, listeners hear from FiCycle team members and high school educators, and learn about the most critical concepts in personal finance and how they connect with mathematics education. 

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One Big Idea: Phil Dituri on Integrating Math and Personal Finance Education (S2E5)

June 2021

Director of Education Philip Dituri shares his “one big idea” for education (that personal finance should be the context through which algebra is taught) and discusses the research behind integrating math and personal finance.

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Teaching Math through Financial Literacy with Dr. Philip Dituri – Transformative Principal 418

June 2021

Director of Education Philip Dituri talks with Jethro Jones about how and why financial literacy fits into the subject of algebra.

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Cache High School Finance Class is a hit, students praise its real-world applications

May 2021

Teacher Erik Scott, a retired Navy veteran, discusses how teaching the FiCycle Math course helps him develop his students’ real life problem solving skills.

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Real-Life Experience Helps This Second Career Teacher Integrate Math and Finance

May 2021

Second career math educator Erik Scott uses his experience to help students see the relevance in their learning.

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Financial Literacy: The Power of Combining Math with Personal Finance

April 2021

Phil Dituri, Director of Education, discusses equity and ensuring that students have access to financial literacy education in a highly rigorous program.

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Season 7 – Episode 27: Philip Dituri – FiCyle Mathematics

March 2021

In this episode of TL Talk Radio, learn from Director of Education Philip Dituri about the FiCycle Math curriculum. He talks about teaching high school students financial literacy through algebra, financial literacy experts to follow, book recommendations, and more.

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Bring real-world tools to the math classroom with spreadsheets

February 2019

Director of Research Jack Marley-Payne discusses real-world tools to support math and why graphing calculators are not necessarily the correct answer.

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DA op-ed: High school students like math they can use

March 2019

FiCycle’s founder Andrew Davidson shares how schools can combine personal finance and mathematics to create a challenging and engaging math class for juniors and seniors.

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