JA Academy 2017

Junior Achievement of Northern New England is proud to announce that we are offering THREE JA Academy programs this winter, from January-April 2017. What makes this year unique? Not only do we have three sites available in Boston for students to apply to participate in, but all student companies will compete at the 2nd annual …

Video Contest: Lights, Camera, Save!

HarborOne Bank is participating in the American Bankers Association Foundation’s Lights, Camera, Save! video contest for teens ages 13-18. We’re looking for creative, innovative concepts that show the importance of sound money management. Three national winners of Lights, Camera, Save! will receive awards of $1,000, $2,500 or $5,000. Winning videos will be posted on YouTube and …

Conference: Apply to attend Raspberry Picademy

From the Raspberry Pi Foundation: We want to remind you that applications are open for the next Picademy professional development workshop in the United States. It will be held on December 8th and 9th, 2016 at the Texas Advanced Computing Center in Austin, Texas. Applications close on October 26 and selected applicants will be notified around …

Webinar: Understanding Fiscal Responsibility

From the Council for Economic Education: Dear Teacher, In partnership with Teachers College, Columbia University–you are invited to join us at the free Understanding Fiscal Responsibility webinar. The webinar will provide you with turnkey resources to help you engage your students with public policy dilemmas related to the federal budget, national debt and the budget …

Create a Classroom Facebook Page to Teach Marketing

My marketing class has been doing the marketing for the Litchfield Activities Department for about 8 weeks.  We have done the majority of our work using Facebook (www.facebook.com/GoLHSDragons), Twitter (https://twitter.com/GoLHSDragons), and Instagram (golhsdragons), and I have also had students create blog entries (http://lhsdragons.weebly.com/dragons-blog) to try and teach content marketing.  The concept of content marketing through blogging is …

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