New program aims to teach Dearborn Public School students how to manage their own money
DEARBORN, Mich. – Learning how to manage money is a real-life skill that’s all too often overlooked in school. Henry Ford College and Dearborn Public Schools have launched the state’s first Financial Empowerment Curriculum. Financial literacy is an important skill set that our students will need throughout their lives. Russ Kavalhuna, President of Henry Ford CollegeREAD: Continuous education coverageThe first ever MI Financial Literacy Summit was held at Henry Ford College last year. State Treasurer Rachael Eubanks facilitated a discussion with experts from across the state about financial literacy and the role it has in shaping Michigan’s future.
Young Metro Detroit author experiences breakthrough amid COVID-19 pandemic
DETROIT During Michigans coronavirus lockdown a lot of people tried picking up new hobbies and developing skills. But can you imagine writing an entire book during that period? Nicole Barksdale calls the book she penned her first all American novel. Im very proud of her, very strong point for her, said Nicholas Barksdale, the girls father. By the way she is not done and has plans on writing a whole series of novels.
Learn new skills with Performance Playground by University Musical Society in Ann Arbor
ANN ARBOR, Mich. Performance Playground offers a free, online resource for children interested in learning new artistic skills at home during the COVID-19 pandemic. Created by the University Musical Society of the University of Michigan, the new learning platform has skill-building units for children and teenagers aged five to 13. Each unit is lead by professional teaching artists and focuses on different types of performing arts. Skills will be in the field of music, theater, dance, and visual arts and will make connections to everyday life. Find units on the Playground Performance website.