The Rise of NFT’s
It seems that every news article and television news segment has been reporting about NFTs in the first few months of 2021! They’re a relatively new asset that can be bought and sold digitally using blockchain technology, just like cryptocurrency. But the big difference is non-fungibility. What does this mean? Why is it such a big deal in the world of crypto?
If you would like to add on to this topic, check out these slides including a Kahoot quiz to use with students for discussion: Google Slides
About the Author: Yanely Espinal
Born and raised by Dominican, immigrant parents in Brooklyn, Yanely is a proud product of NYC public schools. She graduated from Fiorello H. LaGuardia High School in 2007 before going on to receive her bachelor’s degree at Brown University in 2011. As a Teach For America corps member, Yanely taught third and fourth grade in Canarsie, Brooklyn. She received her master’s degree from Relay Graduate School of Education in 2013. She spends her spare time making YouTube videos about personal finance on her channel, MissBeHelpful. Yanely also loves to dance, sew, paint, listen to podcasts, and babysit her soon-to-be 7 nieces and nephews!