INTERACTIVE: Payback
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INTERACTIVE: PAYBACK is an interactive simulation activity where students are in the "driver's seat" as they make decisions to get into college and successfully graduate.

Provider
Next Gen Personal Finance (NGPF)
Author
Next Gen Personal Finance
Price
Free
Published / Released Year
2018
Format and Delivery
Online Accessible
Resource Type
Single-Topic Curricula, Lessons, Workbook/Activity Sheet
Target Audience
High School
Languages
English, Spanish
Order Phone Number
(650) 218-8408
Jump$tart Standards
Yes

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7 Reviews
(4.96)
  • Review made at 11:59am on March 9th, 2021 by jessica.culver@ozarkhillbillies.org
    I highly recommend NGPF resources. I have played "Payback" with my students, and it is both interactive and informative. It is a wonderful activity to add knowledge to the classroom. "Payback" is a must for your classroom!
  • Review made at 08:00am on November 3rd, 2019 by lexi.shafer@johnston.k12.ia.us
    There is a scholarship attached and it makes it so real! My students love working through the college decisions and trying to graduate!
  • Review made at 07:55am on November 3rd, 2019 by joey.running@albany.k12.or.us
    Payback is a great opportunity for students to become aware of student debt and the need for balance with connections and academics in a safe environment in a game format.
  • Review made at 08:56am on November 5th, 2018 by avolz@ecsd.us
    This is an amazing resource to help students learn the costs of college. They balance their student debt with metrics of happiness, focus, & engagement. Be prepared for LOTS of great conversation during and after using this interactive!
  • Review made at 11:15pm on November 4th, 2018 by d.stiebs@ocfsd.org
    My students are playing this tomorrow! I have played SPENT for the last several years and it has started many great conversations. This game will not only start many conversations about the decisions we make for college, but is also a great opportunity for students to win scholarship money! It's easy to use, moves quickly but the pace is controlled by each student, and covers so many areas of decision-making.
  • Review made at 04:56pm on November 4th, 2018 by kimberly.goff@marion.kyschools.us
    Great game! Students enjoyed and had great experiences. I modified the essay prompts to well developed paragraphs since I teach 220 students but was amazed at the results!
  • Review made at 03:07pm on November 3rd, 2018 by jrubin@hpts.us
    My students used this last week in my class. It was a great resource! It was quick (game took 15-20 minutes), and students reflected on the game in a short essay. Their thoughts and reviews were eye-opening regarding the costs of college beyond tuition and room & board.