Monthly archives: August, 2016

Webinar: FREDcast Forecasting Game for the Classroom

Webinar from the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis:  FREDcast Forecasting Game for the Classroom Wednesday, Sept. 7, 2016 2:30 – 3:30 p.m. CT 3:30 – 4:30 p.m. ET Location: Your computer The fall 2016 semester brings the chance for you and your students to match wits with friends, classmates, or all players as you guess …

H&R Block Budget Challenge

The H&R Block Budget Challenge competition is about to start! What is the H&R Block Budget Challenge? It’s a FREE, ten week, patented, and award-winning, online personal finance simulation played in a competition format. Students learn to pay bills, manage their credit card and save money for retirement. Teachers are also eligible to earn CEUs and graduate credit. Register your …

Webinar: Using the NEW Gooru to Access NGPF Content

From NextGenPF: Jessica ran this same webinar last week and helped 17 teachers get started on Gooru — they’ve got their courses and classes set up and know how to access and add the NGPF content they want to share with their students. Because some of you were on vacation, we’re running it again! Jessica …

Webinar: EverFi FutureSmart

Middle school is a formative time. Kids are starting to explore the power of money, navigate needs vs. wants, and sketch out their futures. Yet most students do not have the tools and strategies they need to build a strong financial future. As schools prepare their students for life beyond the classroom, a nationwide movement …

Webinar Series: Election Economics

As our nation gets ready for the general election, the Council for Economic Education is excited to announce the Election Economics Webinar Series to help you get your students to think critically about how economists look at elections. The webinars will address why people vote, the economic impact of immigration, how campaigns are financed, and how …

Job Posting: Weymouth High School

Full-time business education position teaching the following courses at Weymouth High School: Web Design Software Application Business Course Personal Finance Intro to Business See the SchoolSpring listing for more details.

NextGenPF scholarship to Jump$tart National Conference!

NextGen Personal Finance is awarding scholarships, worth $425 each, for classroom teachers to attend the Jump$tart National Educator Conference in Dallas, TX on November 5-7, 2016! The scholarship covers conference admission, 2-night stay at the Intercontinental Dallas Hotel, and all conference meals.  Attendees must arrange and cover all other expenses, including transportation. NGPF scholarship will be …

NBEA award nominations are open!

Every day there is life-changing work being done by teachers, administrators, supervisors, and industry professionals in the field of business education. This is your opportunity to nominate a colleague for the NBEA 2017 Awards. NBEA is now accepting nominations for outstanding individuals in the following award categories: Middle School Teacher of the Year Secondary Teacher …

Job Posting: CATS Academy Boston (Braintree)

CATS Academy Boston has just relocated to Braintree. It is a boarding school (grades 9-12) primarily for international students. They have a relatively new but growing business/entrepreneurship program that needs a teacher. From the school: We are looking for a full-time teacher (equivalent of 5 high school classes a day with no more than 3 preparations) …

K-12 Video Contest

The Council for Economic Education is holding a video contest for students in grades K-12. All you have to do is record one or a group of students answering the following question in 60 seconds or less: What should the next president do to improve the economy? For complete rules and details of the contest, …

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