YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (WKBN) – Two courses at Rayen Early Faculty Center College bought a lesson about cryptocurrency Friday.
FAAM Coin is a cryptocurrency created by a group of Youngstown natives. As a means of giving again, they determined to teach college students on how crypto works.
Brian Glenn, schooling director with FAAM Coin, mentioned it’s vital to show youngsters about issues that may profit their future.
“Part of our mission is schooling. We don’t need youngsters to say, ‘Oh, nobody ever taught me about that.’ You realize, with regards to college, individuals say, ‘Nobody ever taught me about credit score, or nobody ever taught me about homeownership.’ So, we don’t need youngsters to must say that about cryptocurrency. They’ll be capable of say, ‘These guys got here into our faculty they usually taught us about this,” Glenn mentioned.
Each seventh and eighth-graders have been in a position to participate. They have been very engaged and requested fascinating questions.
“We taught the youngsters about blockchain expertise, how blockchain works, the way it’s built-in with cryptocurrency, additionally taught them about their crypto pockets, tips on how to keep that and preserve it, their restoration phrase in a secure place,” Glenn mentioned.
As part of their charity dedication, FAAM Coin provides again to the group by working as a charitable entity that helps households and kids, particularly the Youngstown space through which it originated.
Glenn mentioned they’d like to get into extra native faculties to conduct classes.