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The Results are in: WOW Farm helps teens get jobs   Recently updated !

In 2016 we embarked on a research project to determine if and how the WOW Farm Internship Program delivers on its goal to help teens develop skills that translate into achievement in the economic world beyond WOW. We are delighted to share the findings of our research in the following […]


GTA is hiring: Economics Educator (part-time/evenings)

Game Theory Academy (GTA) is recruiting two new Instructors in 2017 to deliver GTA’s innovative financial decision-making curriculum to low-income youth in Oakland and Richmond. A qualified candidate must demonstrate an aptitude for microeconomics, as that forms the basis of our innovative curriculum, and a passion for money management. Our current […]


“I wish I had learned this when…”

Candy Pareja, GTA Instructor   I frequently find myself reflecting back on financial decisions and mistakes I have made along the way and wished that school had taught me how to budget or how to calculate an APR instead of the Pythagorean theorem. It sometimes made me question the value of […]


Real-time learning: the decision to cash a check sinks in

By Nan Howard, GTA Instructor The students in my fall class were more skeptical than most, as more than half were foster youth or involved in the juvenile justice system. On the first day, when I introduced the premise that money is not about numbers, but about decisions, a few […]


An ambitious goal

We are almost there! Thank you to everyone who has given so far. On #GivingTuesday we raised $11,880: we are now less than $1,200 away from our goal! Donate today to get us to 100% before the end of the year. Learn more about our impact. On September 1st, Game Theory Academy […]