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Winter Camp Be Money Smart Playing "Adulting: A Financial Literacy Game" (14-18)

In this 3 day camp, learners use real life scenarios and basic math skills to manage money and credit by playing a fun board game (through teacher's screen share)! The Adulting Board Game is also sent for continued gameplay at home.
Shelia Trevino
31 total reviews for this teacher
New class
Class
50 minutes
per class
3x per week
over 1 week
14-18
year olds
2-4
learners per class
per learner - per class

How does a "Multi-Day" course work?

Meets multiple times at scheduled times
Live video chats, recorded and monitored for safety and quality
Discussions via classroom forum and private messages with the teacher
Great for engaging projects and interacting with diverse classmates from other states and countries

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Class Experience

This class is taught in English.
Learners will develop important financial literacy skills that they can use throughout their entire life: Calculating money, determining needs vs. wants, achieving goals, having a savings account, and properly using credit.
From 2001 to 2003, I attended DePaul University in Chicago, IL. My major was Finance in the School of Commerce. The courses I completed include Business Calculus, Accounting, and Economics. 

From 2013 to 2015, I was employed as a Certified Pre-Purchase Housing Counselor. Below are some of the certifications I received during that time:
- Closing the Financial Literacy Gap through Student Loan Counseling
- Delivering Effective Financial Education
- Financial Management: Building Competency in Housing Counseling
- FreddieMac Credit Smart
- Homebuyer Education Methods: Training The Trainer
- Homeownership Counseling Certification: Principles, Practices and Techniques
- Mortgage Lending Fundamentals for Homeownership Professionals
- Mortgage Math Made Simple for Homeownership Professionals
- National Industry Standards for Homeownership Education and Counseling Code of Ethics and Conduct
- Understanding Credit Reports and Credit Scoring
- eHome America Homebuyer Education Course

The training I received taught me to review credit reports and focus on areas that needed improvement. I was also taught how to teach others effective ways to utilize a Spending Plan to review income vs. expenses. Through the use of a Spending Plan, I taught clients how to take control of their finances by removing unnecessary expenses to pay off debt and save for an emergency fund, maintenance fund, and down payment on a house.

From the year 2015 to the present, I have been an active licensed Real Estate Agent. I have held a license in Illinois, Wisconsin, and Texas. The courses I have to take to get licensed include finance, specifically how to calculate principal mortgage payments, interest, taxes, and insurance. Every 2 years, I must take continuing education classes to renew my license. In those continuing education classes, I have taken courses in finance.
 2 files available upon enrollment
Learners will need a note-taking sheet that will be provided, a pencil, a calculator, and 1 standard 6-sided die. Optional (but highly suggested) is play money (either already on hand or printed from the file that will be sent).
2 hours 30 minutes per week in class, and maybe some time outside of class.

Teacher

Shelia Trevino
🇺🇸
Lives in the United States
Bringing Skills to Life
31 total reviews
47 completed classes

About Me

I primarily offer Financial Literacy and Spanish classes, but I teach others as well! I'm passionate about each subject I teach and always want learners to not only learn, but have have fun or be engaged as they are learning something... 
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