K-12 Podcasts:  Conversations with Team EVERFI


Listen to our favorite K-12 podcast episodes on the go and walk away
with tips, curriculum ideas, and tons of inspiration!

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Elementary Schooled Podcast: What is the NFL Character Playbook Program for Students? with Khalia Murray


20 min.

In this episode, EVERFI’s Education Partnership Specialist Khalia Murray chats with podcast host Melanie Whipple for an in-depth discussion of the free Character Playbook course for middle and high school students, where students learn about character building and specific skills for building healthy relationships, conflict resolution, accepting yourself and others, and more. Khalia also touches on character education resources for elementary students, and several of EVERFI’s other free lesson options.

How to Utilize Free Financial Literacy Resources in Your High School Counseling Program with Alyssa Lyons


45 min.

Think back to your family dinner table conversations while you were growing up. Did the topic of finances come up, or was that kept private? For many of us, there was a lack of financial literacy talk and not many opportunities to practice real-life skills such as long-term saving and spending. Now as adults, we know how important financial education is. Alyssa Lyons from EVERFI discusses the need for high school students to have equitable access to financial literacy and how it is a community effort to put this education into practice. You’ll hear about free financial literacy resources that you can utilize to set up your students for success!

EasyEdTech Podcast: Why We Should Build Curriculum Around Real-World Education


27 min.

In this episode, Alyssa Lyons from EVERFI, joins to share tips for educators who want to inject real world experiences and skills into their curriculum. We’ll discuss their powerful digital curriculum around real world education. You’ll also hear how to utilize their fantastic resources for K-12 students to address critical life skills like financial literacy and even how to navigate the metaverse!

Connect FCSEd with Hanna Kim


20 min.

Listen to this conversation with EVERFI’s Implementation Specialist for Washington state, Hanna Kim, as she discusses how to bridge the gaps in education that students face today and how to utilize EVERFI in your classroom. how to bridge the gaps in education that students face today and how to utilize EVERFI in your classroom, bringing critical life skills such as financial education and social-emotional learning to K-12 students at no-cost to educators. The conversation also highlights new and updated EVERFI courses and lessons available to educators this school year, including Build: Credit Fundamentals, SaveUp: Saving Money for the Future, Get Digital – Safety in the Metaverse, and Understanding Mental Wellness.

edWeb: FAFSA Season is Here: How to Equip Your Students


60 min.

Listen to Persist Nashville’s Co-founder and Director of Coaching, Kristen King, M.Ed. for a discussion about how to decode the FAFSA for your students and their families. You’ll hear strategies for increasing application completion rates in your school and get access to free digital resources that will help students understand how to responsibly and effectively finance their higher education.

This edWeb podcast is of interest to high school teachers and school counselors.

The Financial Brand podcast: Delivering Financial Education to Customers and Communities


45 min.

Providing trust through personal finance education is an imperative for the entire finance services sector. It is also a cornerstone to building engagement across the entire customer journey.

The need for financial education extends across every socio-economic segment and every age category. Advanced technologies have made the delivery of personalized financial education more feasible and more impactful for any sized financial institution.

In this episode, Ryan Swift, VP of Strategic partnerships at EVERFI, discusses the value that financial education has in helping financial institutions make an impact in their communities.

edWeb: The Black Girl’s Guide to Financial Freedom: A Conversation with the Author


54 min.

Listen to our conversation with Paris Woods, Ed.M., education leader, non-profit founder, and author of The Black Girl’s Guide to Financial Freedom. Paris spent years working in education and wanted to find a way to build wealth without changing careers or taking the traditional real estate or business routes. This book and corresponding conversation are the result of years of research and practice that helped her find a simpler path. Through real-life stories coupled with clear and actionable advice, you’ll walk away with ideas regarding:

  • Building generational wealth
  • Avoiding common financial traps
  • Achieving financial independence
  • Incorporating best practices into your classroom

This edWeb podcast is of interest to K-12 teachers, librarians, and school and district leaders.

NCLA: Breaking Barriers through a Community Approach with Jessica Golden and Peter Kelpin


26 min.

The educational journey includes so much more than traditional academic subjects. When young people learn about real-world skills in school, they’re equipped with the tools they need to navigate life’s daily challenges and set in motion skills that will propel them toward a successful future. District administrators work tirelessly to provide resources that empower teachers to develop critical life skills in their students. Used by more than 7,500 districts, EVERFI provides free online programs to teach critical skills in the areas of mental health, financial literacy, health and wellness, STEM, career readiness, and more.

edWeb: Best Practices for a Culturally Responsive Learning Community


1 hr.

We find ourselves in a moment where the dialogue about diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) is happening across the nation. As we prepare for addressing these conversations in our classrooms, it is important to equip ourselves with a framework and strategies to help us feel prepared.

Educators leave this edWeb podcast with an awareness of the culturally responsive pedagogy framework as well as strategies to create opportunities for deeper classroom conversations surrounding diversity, equity, and inclusion. Listeners also gain access to digital resources as well as DEI lessons for the classroom.

This edWeb podcast is of interest to teachers, librarians, and school and district leaders of the middle and high school grades.

Easy EdTech Podcast: 5 Reasons Financial Literacy is a Skill for All Students


28 min.

In this episode, Alyssa Lyons and Jay Matthews join to discuss five reasons why financial literacy is an important skill for all students. You’ll also hear about EVERFI’s standards-aligned, self-paced, digital resources to teach real-world topics like financial literacy, career skills of the future, leadership, digital citizenship and social-emotional learning.

edWeb: Financial Literacy in a Gen Z World – Preparing Teachers & Curriculum


1 hr.

In this edWeb podcast, EVERFI, the leading voice in financial education, lays out the landscape of financial literacy in a digital first world. Through research review, EVERFI helps district and school administrators think through and answer questions about the effectiveness of financial literacy programs, how students are interacting with the global financial system, and what topics should be top of mind as administrators build financial literacy courses and curriculum in their districts and schools.

In partnership with Tina Stavrou-Klem, Senior Instructional Specialist from Pasco County Schools, EVERFI also shares implementation case studies and best practices from school districts across the country around financial literacy education.

10-Minute Teacher Podcast: 6 Ways to Help Kids Learn Real-World Skills


21 min.

With free financial literacy courses for high school and middle school, social-emotional learning, and digital literacy classes, today we highlight six ways you can help students learn real-world skills. Right now, many of us are looking for high-quality, easy-to-use materials that can reach students both at home and in the face-to-face classroom. Today’s show features six ideas for courses with this in mind and is sponsored by Everfi. We talked to educator Alyssa Lyons about how to bring real-world skills to your classroom with some powerful curriculum.