April 11th: Financial Literacy Professional Development

  Registration: Financial Literacy Professional Development

It’s Financial Literacy Month!

It’s April 1st and that means we’re kicking off Financial Literacy Month! We’ll be sharing initiatives throughout the month from our friends around the country. From the Council for Economic Education: We’re excited to let you know that to kick off Financial Literacy Month, on April 1st we will be launching our #MySavingsTip Campaign to …

CEE Seeks Applications for the 2017 John Morton Excellence in the Teaching of Economics Awards

From the Council for Economic Education: Each year, the Council for Economic Education (CEE) recognizes three national educators with the John Morton Excellence in the Teaching of Economics Awards. This award promotes excellence in economic education at the K-12 level by honoring inspirational teachers whose innovative teaching concepts improve and stimulate economic understanding in and …

MCEE – Statewide Calendar of Events

From our friends at the MCEE: We have created a calendar of events that includes partnering organization events, activities and resources. Please take time to review the Financial Literacy Month’s April resources (link below). We are constantly updating the calendar. We are also including state and national conferences; MBEA on April 7 and the MassSaves Summit on …

Economics of Sports

From our friends at Econedlink: Economics of Sports Baseball season is right around the corner. Using real-world examples from the world of professional sports can teach students about economic concepts – including supply and demand, incentives and comparative advantage – in a way that abstract models cannot. Check out our collection of free lessons that will give you …

MassSaves: Statewide Summit on Financial Capability

The annual Summit brings together interested organizations and individuals from all over Massachusetts and different sectors to participate in conversations, presentations and planning collaboration around Financial Education. This year’s MassSaves summit will focus on building and safeguarding your financial future. Register early and reserve your spot today! When: Friday, April 28, 2017 @ 9am Where: …

NextGenPF Jump$tart Conference Scholarship Opportunity

From our friends at NextGen PF: SCHOLARSHIP OPPORTUNITY! We know this school year has not yet finished – but, if you’re like us, and are already thinking about how you’ll be teaching personal finance in the coming school year, we have an amazing professional development opportunity for you! Next Gen Personal Finance is awarding 25 …

Register now for the 2017 MBEA Conference!

The 2017 MBEA Conference schedule has been set and it is fantastic! We’d love for you to join us on Friday, April 7th in Natick, MA for a great day of learning. Sessions include: Let Your Inner Child Out in the STEM Playground High School Teacher Preparation for Student College and Career Readiness Using Virtual …

Great sessions! Great presenters! Are you registered yet?

The MBEA’s annual conference is coming up soon and we have a great slate of presenters for you this year. Take a look! Beyond Google Search: Finding Current and “Real World” Resources to Engage Your Students, Jessica Endlich Winkler, NextGen Personal Finance Breaking the Fourth Wall with Social Media, Alex Lamon, Livingston High School Disruptive …

Conference: Economics Across the Curriculum

Economics Across the Curriculum June 20 – 22, 2017 Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis A history class used data on babysitting wages and movie ticket prices to study inflation. A Spanish class learned about supply and demand by recreating a South American marketplace. Those are some of the ways teachers put into practice what …

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