Students learn about the loss of potential gain when one path is chosen
Students learn how to weigh the costs and benefits of a scenario before making a decision.
Students learn about the value of budgeting, and tracking spending to cover your needs, and some of your wants.
Students learn about selling goods and setting the right price
At the age of ten, Megan Piphus was introduced to ventriloquism. In 2008, Megan was featured on the Oprah Winfrey program, "The World’s Smartest and Most Talented Kids".
Megan graduated valedictorian of her class at Princeton High School in Cincinnati in 2010, and her speech featuring her and her puppet, George, became a hit on YouTube. In 2012, Megan appeared on "The Tonight Show with Jay Leno".
In June of 2013, Megan appeared on the NBC show, "America’s Got Talent". Then, in April of 2018, Megan appeared on FOX's "Showtime at the Apollo with Steve Harvey". Megan also found the time to earn a bachelor’s degree in Economics and master’s degree in Finance fromVanderbilt University.
Megan joined the $martPath puppet project in 2017 and wrote all of the songs included in the videos. She also collaborated with Cincinnati music legend (and Rock and Roll Hall of Famer) Bootsy Collins, who produced two of the $martPath puppet songs.
Megan is also now the first Black female puppeteer on Sesame Street, performing as Gabrielle!
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