Preliminary Program Schedule

54th Annual Financial Literacy and Economic Education Conference
October 7–10, 2015
The Vinoy Renaissance St. Petersburg Resort and Golf Club Hotel, St. Petersburg, FL

Tuesday | Wednesday | Thursday | Friday | Saturday

Tuesday, October 6

3:00 pm – 6:00 pm NAEE Executive Committee Meeting

Wednesday, October 7

9:00 am – 5:00 pm Registration
9:00 am – 12:00 pm New Council Directors Session
9:00 am – 12:00 pm New Center Directors Session
12:30 pm – 1:30 pm Luncheon for New Council/Center Directors
2:00 pm – 3:30 pm EconEdLink Deep Dive Session (for network)

Thursday, October 8

8:00 am – 5:00 pm Registration
8:00 am – 9:30 am Session for Council Directors
8:00 am – 9:30 am Session for Center Directors
9:30 am – 10:30 am

NAEE Committee Meetings:

  • Awards Committee
  • International Committee
  • Membership Committee
  • Publications Committee
  • Research Committee
  • Technology Committee
  • Professional Development Committee
10:30 am – 11:00 am Networking Break
11:00 am – 12:00 pm NAEE Business Meeting
12:00 pm – 1:15 pm

NAEE/CEE Recognition Awards Luncheon

1:30 pm – 3:00 pm Council/Center Directors Meeting
3:00 pm – 3:15 pm Networking Break
3:15 pm – 5:00 pm Session for Council Directors and State Board Chairs
3:15 pm – 5:00 pm Session for Center Directors
3:30 pm – 5:30 pm Teacher Tour - TBD
5:00 pm – 6:00 pm National Economics Challenge - Coordinators Meeting
6:00 pm – 7:00 pm Test Development Session for Economics Challenge and Personal Finance
6:00 pm – 8:00 pm Friends of CEE/FCEE Reception at the Birchwood
(by invitation only)

Friday, October 9

7:00 am – 8:00 am Breakfast for K–12 Teachers
8:00 am – 5:00 pm Registration
8:00 am – 5:00 pm Exhibit Hall Open
8:00 am – 8:50 am Concurrent Session A
  • A-10: A Blended Personal Finance Course
  • A-21: A Financial Literacy Summer Camp
  • A-59: MOOC Madness Meets Common Sense Economics
  • A-61: Blended Learning in Economics
  • A-73: Teaching the History of Women in the Workforce
  • A-138: Public Policy Choices And The Federal Budget
  • A-147: Implementing Cutting-Edge Financial Capability Instruction: Mobile Gaming and Curriculum
  • A-151: Top 10 Simulations, Games, & Activities for your Economics Class
  • A-164: New Online Course for your Council/Center: Teaching PFL in the Elementary Grades
  • A-205: Math in the Real World
  • 9:00 am – 10:15 am

    Opening Plenary Session
    Keynote Speaker: Alberto Carvalho, Superintendent of Miami-Dade County Public Schools

    10:20 am – 10:35 am Break
    10:40 am – 11:30 am Concurrent Session B
  • B-14: Budget Challenge - Road Test for Personal Finance
  • B-18: Economic Blogs, Dashboards, Spider Webs....Oh My!
  • B-23: AP Microeconomics: Recognizing the Many Faces of Marginal Analysis
  • B-41: RI’s Experience in Adopting CEE’s National Standards for Financial Literacy
  • B-50: Kiddynomics: An Economics Curriculum for Young Learners
  • B-107: Building Financial Literacy Using Local Resources
  • B-115: Economics of War in the 21st Century
  • B-130: A Review of Financial Literacy Programs for Students with Disabilities
  • B-176: Mercantilism - Yesterday and Today
  • B-191: Making AP Economics More Personal with Finance
  • B-206: Econ EdLink
  • 10:40 am – 11:30 am Poster Sessions #1
  • I-3: Life Simulation: Are You Ready to Be an Adult?
  • I-19: Empowering Entrepreneurs: Are You Ready to Take the Risk?
  • I-65: Implementation and Research on Nebraska's In School Savings Program
  • I-96: What's New? Using the Newspaper to Bring Economics to Life
  • I-116: Understanding the Ethical Foundations of Economics in Japanese Undergraduate Students
  • I-119: Unlocking Statewide Partnerships & Resources through the Entrepreneurship Connection
  • I-126: One Lump or Two? The Economics of Coal
  • 11:00 am – 12:30 pm Research Session #1
  • I-63: A Survey of College Students' Perceptions of Selected Economic Issues
  • I-84: German Financial Literacy Programm
  • I-159: Entrepreneurship and Normal Rate of Return? The Missing Factor
  • 11:40 am – 12:30 pm Concurrent Session C
  • C-26: What's New From Econ Lowdown
  • C-27: Germany's Economic Role Within the European Union and Eurozone
  • C-30: Schooling Members of Congress in Economic Thinking
  • C-53: The Latest from Common Sense Economics: Customized Multi-Media Learning
  • C-77: Financial Literacy Blended and Flipped
  • C-91: Tech Talk
  • C-135: Partnering with CU, CEE, and Schools to teach financial education
  • C-163: Farming Financial Education: Exploring Video Game Use in the Classroom
  • C-174: Incorporating a Classroom Credit Score
  • C-204: Economics Integration into the C3 Framework: From Theory to Practice
  • C-208: Go College Now
  • 12:40 pm - 2:10 pm Teacher's Awards Recognition Luncheon
    Speaker: Michael Bryan, Vice President and Senior Economist, Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta
    Sponsor: Federal Reserve System
    2:20 pm – 3:10 pm Concurrent Session D
  • D-1: Instagraph: Using Instagram in Economics Courses
  • D-11: Unfamiliar with Insurance- Let InVEST help!
  • D-32: It's Not About (the) Money
  • D-56: Three Proven Strategies to Engage and Inspire Economic Thinking with Technology
  • D-72: Teaching Economics with Current Events in Mind
  • D-78: Lights, Camera, Literacy
  • D-117: Engaging Volunteers to Deliver Real-Life Economics in the Classroom!
  • D-160: iLLUMINATE, iNNOVATE, and iNTEGRATE eCONOMICS - for k6 educators
  • D-162: The Business of Baseball: Entertainment, Entrepreneurship, and Economics
  • D-198: Never Too Young: Personal Finance for Young Learners After-School Program
  • D-200: Join the Gen i Revolution and W!se for Financial Literacy Success
  • 2:20 pm – 3:10 pm Poster Session #2
  • I-17: Applying Credit Scores in the Classroom
  • I-58: Alternative Learning Environment + Economics = Success
  • I-139: Noodle-Nomics: Illustrating Supply and Demand Concepts with Pool Noodles
  • I-161: FIN 101: A Post-Secondary Personal Finance Course
  • I-168: The Personal Finance Survivor Kit
  • I-186: AKnomics!
  • I-202: The National Economics Challenge
  • 2:20 pm – 3:50 pm Research Session #2
  • RS-69: Assessing Content Knowledge and Pedagogical Content Knowledge of Student Teachers
  • RS-95: The TFL, TFK, and BFT: Three New Financial Literacy Tests for 12th, 8th, and 4th grades
  • RS-143: What Credit Reports Reveal About College Seniors' Credit Use
  • 3:20 pm – 4:10 pm Concurrent Session E
  • E-5: Using Literary Heroines to Teach Economics: Elizabeth, Jane, Scarlett, and Mary
  • E-24: Lessons in Behavioral Economics
  • E-55: From the AP Macroeconomics Test Development Committee – Hints and “Hotspots”
  • E-70: Experience Peruvian History, Geography, Economy and Education from Teachers’ Perspectives
  • E-90: The New NAEE Workbench (NAEE Technology Committee Session)
  • E-103: The Principles of Comparative Advantage and Trade -- The Cookie Economy
  • E-113: FinLit in a Box
  • E-133: Making Social Media Work: A Guide for Councils and Centers
  • E-145: Pins, Hashtags and Friends: Getting Started with Social Media
  • E-152: Economics of The Great Migration
  • E-182: Keep it Current: Teaching with a Focus on Finance
  • E-199: Digital Interactives for High School Economics
  • 4:10 pm – 4:25 pm Break
    4:30 pm – 5:20 pm Concurrent Session F
  • F-7: Using Reality Television Shows to Teach Economics
  • F-22: Diversification & Risk of Savings & Investing Tools
  • F-33: The Invisible Hand and Economic Gaps
  • F-102: Sneak-onomics: Children's Literature as a Hook for Economic Thinking
  • F-122: Chicago Personal Finance Course--Building Teacher Leaders and Student Engagement
  • F-148: Decisions, Decisions --- The Education Path to a Career
  • F-167: Teach Economics Using Pop Culture and Technology to Engage Today's Students
  • F-169: Mixed Up in Economics
  • F-185: Becoming Decision-Makers - Economics and STEM
  • F-188: 5 Key Factors for Effective Education
  • F-193: Tools that Teach: Effective Web 2.0 Tools for Your Personal Finance Classroom
  • F-197: Award-Winning Teachers Share Best Practices
  • 6:30pm - 7:00pm Memorium: John LeFeber and Mike Watts
    7:00pm - 10:00pm

    Friday Night Social for all Attendees
    Come socialize with other attendees, relish in a variety of delicious foods, and enjoy the amazing view of St. Petersburg from the Vinoy Renaissance's Esplanade.
    - Highlights of 2016 Conference

    Saturday, October 10

    7:30 am – 8:30 am International Breakfast (by invitation only)
    8:00 am – 9:00 am Breakfast for K–12 Teachers
    Sponsored by Vulcan
    8:00 am – 9:00 am NAEE Executive Committee and Conference Committee Meeting
    8:00 am – 12:00 pm Registration
    8:00 am – 12:00 pm Exhibit Hall Open
    9:10 am – 10:00 am Concurrent Session G
  • G-35: Schemes and Scams: Caveat Emptor of Predatory Lending Practices
  • G-46: Financial Literacy and Economics Instruction Builds Levels of Text Complexity
  • G-54: Who Desegregated Major League Baseball: Jackie Robinson or Adam Smith?
  • G-134: Bringing Keys to Financial Success to the Your State or School
  • G-142: International Economic Education at Home and Abroad
  • G-150: Disneynomics: Animate Your Class
  • G-154: Boosting Your Economics Lecture With Games and Simulations
  • G-166: Will We Run Out of Water? It's the Wrong Question
  • 9:10 am – 10:40 am Research Session #3
  • RS-121: Preservice Teacher and Teacher Educators' Perceptions of Financial Literacy Education
  • RS-171: Measuring Personal Finance Teaching Efficacy
  • RS-177: Enhancing Economic Instruction Using Techniques from Secondary Mathematics Education
  • RS-187: Project CashCrop
  • 10:10 am – 11:00 am Poster Session #3
  • I-82: ECOS II (Economic Competencies Study) – Measurement of economic competencies
  • I-97: Real World Techniques for Teaching the Stock Market Game
  • I-190: 2015 Weather Cancellations: A Challenging Educational Experience
  • I-140: Are you More Economic than a First Grader?
  • I-170: The Color of AP Economics: A Macrosociological Approach to Race and AP Econ
  • 10:10 am – 11:00 am Concurrent Session H
  • H-28: No More Dismal Science: Bring Economics To Life!
  • H-38: Better Money Habits
  • H-52: Lend a Helping Hand: Community-Project-Based Learning, Elementary Economics Unit
  • H-83: Greatest Hits of Rock-o-nomix: Discovering Pop Econ for Your Classroom
  • H-132: CFPB Financial Education Guidelines: A new Resource for Selecting K-12 Financial Education Curriculum
  • H-172: Economic Education for a World of 7 Billion
  • H-178: What does this graph say? Insights from brain scanning
  • H-179: "You say potayto, I say potawto"
  • 10:50 am – 12:20 pm Research Session #4
  • RS-79: Textbook Confessions: The role of politics in socially inefficient outcomes
  • RS-86: Course Length and Student Age in High School Personal Finance: Evidence from Keys to Financial Success
  • RS-98: State Mandated Financial Education and the Credit Behavior of Young Adults
  • Schedule and session information is subject to change.

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