Tag «economics»

An Annual Conference Worth the Wait

In early October I attended the Council for Economic Education Annual Conference for the umpteenth time and I was not disappointed. Great presentations, networking opportunities and access to quality economics and personal finance education resources. This 56th Annual Financial Literacy and Economic Education Conference allowed me the opportunity and pleasure to reconnect with my former …

Webinar Series from the Council for Economic Education

The Council for Economic Education is offering a free webinar series for ways to enhance economics and financial literacy lessons. Each webinar provides “relevant lessons, resources and tools that can be implemented the next day.” All webinars are held from 4:00 – 5:00 pm EST unless otherwise noted. List of webinars: http://councilforeconed.org/webinars/

Free Online Finance & Economics Challenges

From our friends at the Massachusetts Council on Economic Education: Important Dates for the Spring 2018 Massachusetts Finance Challenge: Tuesday, January 16 to Sunday, March 25, 2018 – Registration is open for the Massachusetts Finance Challenge. To register go to Finance Challenge choose Massachusetts and then choose Teacher Registration. Monday, March 26 through Friday, April …

56th Annual Financial Literacy & Economic Education Conference

I was awarded a scholarship to attend the 56th Annual Financial Literacy & Economic Education Conference from the Massachusetts Council for Economic Education and the Council for Economic Education. I was thrilled to travel to Brooklyn to meet with like-minded educators and business professionals who share a passion for educating our youth about economics and financial …

Webinar Series from the Council for Economic Education

The following webinars are available from the Council for Economic Education: Entrepreneurship Economics: Entrepreneurial Opportunities (February 28, 2017) The Classroom Mini-Economy: How Do I Get Started with the Classroom Mini-Economy? (March 8, 2017) Economics, U.S. History, and the C3 Framework: Why Did the Colonists Fight When They Were Safe, Prosperous and Free? (March 15, 2017)

3rd Annual Financial Capability Conference

The RI Jump$tart Coalition and RI Council for Economic Education are holding the 3rd Annual Financial Capability Conference on December 10th at Rhode Island College. Are you interested in learning more about financial literacy? Journey with us to a brighter financial future. Teachers, social-service providers, librarians, parents and any adults who are passionate about educating others …

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 …

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 …

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, …

CEE National Annual Conference Scholarship

The Council for Economic Education’s 55th Annual Financial Literacy and Economic Education Conference is a nationwide meeting of K–12 educators, CEE affiliates from across the country, Federal Reserve partners, and other educators in this field. The conference features a diverse selection of professional development workshops on economic and financial literacy geared for elementary, middle and …

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