Teaching Opportunity – March 2014

POSTED: March 12, 2014 | BY: kwilliams | TAGS: , , , , , , , ,

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In This Issue:

  • Enter the Gen i Revolution Contest to Win up to $1000 for your classroom
  • Top 5 Reasons to Participate in the National Economics Challenge
  • GATE Merges with myEconEdLink.org
  • Tech for Teachers Have you tried these apps?
  • Most Accessed Lesson of the Month on EconEdLink.org
  • Discounted Book + PDF Bundles Now Available
  • NYSE Euronext Teachers Workshops (Summer 2014)


 


Enter the Gen i Revolution Contest to Win up to $1000 for your classroom

gen i sweet sixteenth contest logo Teaching Opportunity   March 2014Are your students playing Gen i Revolution? If they are, encourage them to explore the 15 Missions based on fundamental personal finance concepts while thinking of a cool idea for a 16th Mission.

If they’re not playing yet, register your class today so you can be a part of this competition.

Read on to get all the contest details:

Play | Follow | Learn About the Contest
Sample Video | Written Application
Winners get prizes and the chance to have their mission actually developed and added to CEEs free online personal finance game—Gen i Revolution!

Get Ready! Applications accepted starting April 1st.


Top 5 Reasons to Participate in the National Economics Challenge

2014 national economics challenge Teaching Opportunity   March 2014Teachers report their Top 5 reasons for participating in the National Economics Challenge

  1. To take advantage of an easy way to prep for the APs
  2. To give academic athletes a forum to show off their talents
  3. To recognize students for their achievement
  4. To bring competition to the classroom
  5. To win prizes and a trip to NYC

There is still time to register for online competitions. Get all the details!


GATE Merges with myEconEdLink.org

myeconedlink categories Teaching Opportunity   March 2014To enhance your teaching of economics and financial literacy, the Council for Economic Education is now aligning our GATE community with our myEconEdLink community.

GATE Members recently received an email regarding the transition and steps on how to set up their myEconEdLink.org accounts. If you are a current GATE member and didnt receive or misplaced this email, please contact info@councilforeconed.org with GATE Member Question in the subject field.

As a GATE member youll receive all the benefits of GATE plus more as a member of myEconEdLink. Check out EconEdLink.org to see why it’s theleading source of online economic and personal finance lessons and resources for educators, students and afterschool providers.


Tech for Teachers – Have you tried these apps?

teacher tech apps Teaching Opportunity   March 2014Changing technology trends will have a near-immediate impact on teaching and learning. Check out this presentation by CEEs Director of Educational Technology, John LeFeber. John identifies 5 tech trends poised to rock education and provides a number of great resources and apps specifically for teachers.
 
 
 
 
 


Most Accessed Lesson of the Month on EconEdLink.org

nyse made easy eel lesson Teaching Opportunity   March 2014NYSE Made Easy

This lesson will help students to understand the terms that are associated with the New York Stock Exchange. It will also help students to read a stock market report found in any major newspaper or online.

Includes resources, downloadable worksheet, questions, assessments, and more.
 


Discounted Book + PDF Bundles Now Available

teaching financial crises book bundle Teaching Opportunity   March 2014CEE created book bundles (PDF plus printed book) for many of our books. Browse the CEE Store to see which titles are available—you can save 40% and have the convenience of having a printed book on your desk and a pdf for reading on the go.
 
 
 
 
 
 


NYSE Euronext Teachers Workshops (Summer 2014)

nyse euronext workshops Teaching Opportunity   March 2014NYSE Euronext offers professional development programs to help educators teach students about the financial marketplace and its importance in their lives and the global economy. The 5-day Teachers Workshop at the NYSE provides educators with an understanding of the capital-raising process and the NYSE trading platforms, and increases teachers ability to include the financial markets across curriculum disciplines. The Graduate Program is for educators who have previously completed the NYSE Teachers Workshop.

NYSE Euronext offers a limited number of fellowships to help deserving teachers from under-resourced schools attend one of the 2014 Teachers Workshop programs at the New York Stock Exchange. The fellowships will defray travel expenses for high performing teachers to participate. Application deadline for the Fellowship Program is May 2, 2014.

More information and application forms: www.nyx.com/teachers

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