Testimonials

"It was such a pleasure having you in our class on Monday. The students truly enjoyed having you speak to them. Comments:

  • extremely informative
  • good to know all that "stuff"
  • sucks to be an adult
  • she knows her stuff

The students were very impressed with the information and the means in which it was delivered.  Extremely very student friendly. Thank you for taking the time to speak with them.”

Marisa Rigato, Teacher

 

"I thought you did a great job incorporating elements of the Media Literacy strand into the presentation. Showing the commercials and advertisements allowed the students to identify ways in which they are being persuaded to purchase items in their life. I also like the "Wants vs. Needs" activity. Having the students working with a budget ... was something that had them compare prices and determine how they should spend their money."

Andrea Giannone, Teacher

 

"The kids really enjoyed the presentation and were very engaged and wanting to participate. I find it was very well done, interactive and covered several important aspects of our ever changing world.  All my feedback is great and I also mentioned to the Principal how I was pleased with your presentation!"

David Matueszswska, Teacher

 

"Thank you so much for the relatable and heartfelt workshop. The youth really enjoyed it and were talking about it long after you left. It really got their brains processing. I especially liked how you spoke highly about apprenticeship work, they needed to hear that segment and I was glad you touched on it. Especially since a few students go to a trade school and some were feeling a little less for learning a trade. I look forward to having you back for another great workshop."

Nerissa Craig, Toronto Public Library Sanderson Youth Hub Cooridnator

 

“Thank you for teaching us about financial literacy. We learned lots. The role play was awesome.”

Robert Currie, Teacher

 

“The teachers thought the presentation was good.  They found the topic relevant and important for the students.  The students seemed to enjoy the presentation.  As part of the curriculum they have a life project where they have to pick a job, a family structure, a home, etc. and cost out how they will live on a certain income.  It is very eye opening for many of the students.  This presentation fit perfectly into this project.”

Virginia Elizondo, Principal

 

“Thank you so much for your time yesterday. The children were so engaged in the activity. I really loved the party planning activity. I am going to file that away to use with my class next year.”

Karen Freeman, Teacher

 

"Thank you, once again, for coming in to spend time with my class. The students enjoyed their time with you and I could tell that they were engaged and eager to share their responses. The elements of Media Literacy that you covered (e.g., ads and commercials) were very appropriate for this grade level and linked well with the grade 4 and 5 curriculum."

Jacklyn Bertran, Teacher

"I really liked the workshop. It provided a comprehensive overview of how to become financially secure and offered some great suggestions on how to start teaching kids financial literacy at a young age. I’m now going to provide my 4 and 6 year old an allowance..."

Brian Kriter, attendee of workshop for parents on How to Teach Kids & Youth Financial Literacy

 

"Extremely educational. Really good guidance for parents to help kids."

Lester, attendee of workshop for parents on How to Teach Kids & Youth Financial Literacy

 

“Very informative. Really helped start a dialogue about allowance in my home.”

Monica Riopelle – attendee of workshop for parents on How to Teach Kids & Youth Financial Literacy

 

“The workshop was very helpful and educational.”

Nesha Randeen – attendee of workshop for parents on How to Teach Kids & Youth Financial Literacy

 

“It was very informative and gave many examples of how to teach children financial literacy. Maya was able to give real life examples, which are helpful teaching tools. Great job!”

Gabriela Castillo – attendee of workshop for parents on How to Teach Kids & Youth Financial Literacy

 

“Very informative! Wish I knew this when I was younger. Definitely things to keep in mind with my own children.”

Kareshma Patel – attendee of workshop for parents on How to Teach Kids & Youth Financial Literacy

 

"Good overview of key issues we as parents need to think of when teaching kids about money."

Jovan Cvejic - attendee of workshop for parents on How to Teach Kids & Youth Financial Literacy.