53rd Annual Financial Literacy and Economic Education Conference
October 8–11, 2014
Renaissance Dallas Hotel, Dallas, TX

Wednesday | Thursday | Friday | Saturday

Wednesday, October 8

8:00 am – 12:00 pm Financial Literacy Symposium
Bridging the Gap: Increasing Financial Capability Among College-Bound Students
Conducted by Higher One
11:00 am – 5:00 pm Registration
12:30 pm – 2:00 pm Luncheon for New Council/Center Directors
2:00 pm – 5:00 pm New Council Directors Session
2:00 pm – 5:00 pm New Center Directors Session
2:30 pm – 5:00 pm EconEdLink Review Board Meeting

Thursday, October 9

8:00 am – 5:00 pm Registration
8:00 am – 9:30 am Council/Center Directors Meeting
9:30 am – 10:45 am Session for Council Directors - Governance/Board
9:30 am – 10:45 am Session for Center Directors - TBD
10:45 am – 11:00 am Break
11:00 am – 12:00 pm NAEE Business Meeting
12:00 pm – 1:15 pm Lunch
1:30 pm – 3:30 pm Session for Council Directors - Fundraising
1:30 pm – 3:30 pm Session for Center Directors - TBD
3:30 pm – 3:45 pm Break
3:45 pm – 4:45 pm NAEE Committee Meetings
Professional Development, Research, Technology,
Publications, International, Awards
5:00 pm – 6:00 pm Econ Challenge Coordinators Meeting
5:30 pm – 8:00 pm Friends of CEE/TCEE Reception at Dallas Arboretum
(By invitation only)
7:00 pm – 8:30 pm Welcome Reception

Friday, October 10

7:00 am – 8:00 am Breakfast for K–12 Teachers
Sponsored by Discover
8:00 am – 5:00 pm Registration
8:00 am – 5:00 pm Exhibit Hall Open
8:00 am – 9:00 am Concurrent Session A
  • A-396: Math in the Real World
  • A-359: Bulding Wealth, Redesigned: A Secure Financial Future No Green People
  • A-348: All About Games: Constructing Effective Games for the Economics Classroom
  • A-335: Collaboration Tips, Techniques, and Experiences for Affiliates
  • A-317: Using Project Based Learning to teach entrepreneurship and current events.
  • A-311: Building the Next Generation of Savers: Integrating Financial Education and Savings Accounts in Schools
  • A-191: Teen Unemployment: What's the local story?
  • A-206: Integrating Technology Into the Economics Classroom
  • A-213: College Board AP Economics Test Development Committees
  • A-224: Teaching Economic Literacy through the Lives of Famous Americans
  • 9:00 am – 10:30 am Research Session
  • R-401: What the Research Will Allow Us to Say About the Effectiveness of Our Programs
  • 9:10 am – 10:10 am Concurrent Session B
  • B-397: Active-Learning Strategies for High School Economics
  • B-383: Line Your Pockets with Ideas for Teaching PFL
  • B-382: Economic Impact of Natural Disasters: How do Communities Repair Economies?
  • B-376: Helping School Administrators Understand the Impact of The Stock Market Game Program
  • B-367: Game of Real Life
  • B-326: Let’s Talk About College: A Free Classroom Resource
  • B-228: Economics: It’s Not Dismal Anymore
  • B-240: LifeDojo: Bring blended learning into your classroom with a turn key resource
  • B-258: Homewood Flossmoor School of Economics
  • B-294: Exploring the Modern German Economy
  • B-295: Sharing Best Practices from the Never Too Young: Personal Finance for Young Learners After-School Program
  • 10:10 am – 10:25 am Break
    10:30 am – 12:00 pm Opening Plenary Session
    Keynote Speaker: Professor Alan B. Krueger, Bendheim Professor of Economics and Public Affairs at Princeton University
    Moderator: Sharon Epperson, CNBC Senior Energy Correspondent & Personal Finance Correspondent
    12:15 pm – 1:45 pm Recognition Luncheon for K–12 Teachers
    Invited Speaker: Richard W. Fisher, President and Chief Executive Officer, Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas
    Sponsored by Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas
    1:45 pm – 2:45 pm Concurrent Session C
  • C-377: Standards Based Grading in the High School Economics Classroom
  • C-353: Learning, Earning, and Investing 9-12
  • C-330: Creating a National Financial Literacy Program: The Chilean Experience
  • C-306: Up Up and Away With Colorful Economics
  • C-301: Mobile Gaming and the Flipped Classroom: Developing Financial Capability Experientially
  • C-197: Fun and Games with Economic Concepts: Energizers for the Elementary Classroom
  • C-207: College 101: Completing the FAFSA, Choosing a College, Financing College
  • C-235: Twitter Storm
  • C-239: Tips and Tools for Running an Elementary Economics Competition
  • C-247: From Economic Education to Economic Empowerment
  • C-252: They Said What? Thinking Like An Economist Through Quotable Quotes
  • C-296: How to use EconEdLilnk in your classroom
  • 2:55 pm – 3:55 pm Concurrent Session D
  • D-399: Engage Your Students with Online Games: Gen I Revolution
  • D-384: The Good, the Bad, and the Hungry: A Story about Lending
  • D-381: All Tied Up In Economics
  • D-364: Interactive White Board Applications to Accompany High School Financial Fitness For Life
  • D-352: Smart Investing at Your Library: Partners and Funding for Financial Education
  • D-340: Economist's Toolbox: Visual Resources for the High School Classroom
  • D-331: Budget Challenge: The Road Test for Personal Finance
  • D-329: The Traveling T Shirt Company -A Social Entrepreneurship Model
  • D-199: Nobody Owns the Sky: Investing in Human Capital
  • D-259: The Fed's Toolbox
  • D-273: Chicago HS Capstone Personal Finance Course: Implementation Across the System
  • 2:55 pm – 3:55 pm Poster Sessions
  • PS-324: Animate Your Teaching - Creating animated videos for your classes
  • PS-194: Improved Performance and Critical Thinking in Economics Students Using Current Event Journaling
  • PS-203: Economics Book Club for Teachers -- Book Titles and Economic Concepts
  • PS-222: Using Primary Resources to Develop Students’ Understanding of the Economic Impact of Slavery
  • 3:55 pm – 4:05 pm Break
    3:30 pm – 5:00 pm Research Session
  • R-362: Gender and Student Personal Finance Achievement: Evidence from Keys to Financial Success
  • R-343: The Effects of Financial Literacy Course on Financial Literacy
  • R-313: FILS - Financial Literacy – Valid Content Levels necessary for Children
  • 4:05 pm – 5:05 pm Concurrent Session E
  • E-400: CEE Online Assessment Center
  • E-388: Chair the Fed: an online game to teach monetary policy
  • E-386: Saving is Not Just Child's Play
  • E-379: ACDC Econ- Videos and Activities that Rock!
  • E-369: Children’s Savings: A Smart Investment
  • E-351: App Rap: Apps for Teaching Economics and Personal Finance
  • E-342: Common Core Close Read Strategy: Federal Reserve Press Release
  • E-307: Graduating? What’s Next? A New Interactive Resource for Your Students
  • E-217: Using technology to bridge concepts across economic curriculum
  • E-241: Delivering Financial Education to Children with Disabilities
  • E-298: Inquiry-based Economics Using the C3 Framework
  • 6:30 pm – 7:15 pm Reception
    7:15 pm – 9:00 pm Awards Dinner

    Saturday, October 11

    8:00 am – 12:00 pm Registration
    8:00 am – 12:00 pm Exhibit Hall Open
    8:00 am – 9:00 am NAEE Executive Committee Meeting
    8:00 am – 9:00 am Concurrent Session F
  • F-375: Tech Talk
  • F-370: Small changes could lead to better scores in AP Economics
  • F-363: Economics Around the Globe
  • F-358: Public Policy Choices And The Federal Budget
  • F-305: Lemonade Day: Experiencing Entrepreneurship, Transforming Kid’s Lives
  • F-196: Teaching Personal Finance by Color: Engaging Students and Encouraging Self-Evaluation
  • F-205: Flipping your Economics Classoom
  • F-216: Maximizing Online Tools in your Econ Classroom
  • F-246: Money Messages
  • F-289: Get Your $$ Groove On: Active Learning Meets Financial Literacy
  • F-297: Year-Long High-School Course: Action Civics Plus Personal Finance
  • 9:00 am – 10:30 am Research Session
  • R-202: Research In Economic Education: Online vs. Face to Face -- Pilot Study
  • R-229: How Does The Stock Market Game™ Influence Students’ Views of Financial Risk?
  • R-270: Entrepreneurship: Is Doing Better?
  • 9:10 am – 10:10 am Concurrent Session G
  • G-402: Virtual Economics 4.0 Takes Common Sense Economics Instruction to New Heights
  • G-390: Checks and Balances
  • G-378: Developing Online Professional Development on Financial Literacy for Elementary Teachers
  • G-361: Financial Literacy at the College Level
  • G-344: Sink or Swim - Tackling Classroom Economics through Entrepreneurship
  • G-327: Navigating the Great Recession with the Student Economic Dashboard
  • G-304: The Complete Econ Make-Over: Race to the Top
  • G-200: It's Elementary! Showcasing K-6 Economic and Personal Finance Resources
  • G-209: Dr. Seuss - Economic Genius?
  • G-221: Using the National Standards to connect Economics across the curriculum
  • G-287: Teaching the Economics of the Great Depression and World War II
  • 10:10 am – 10:20 am Break
    10:20 am – 11:20 am Concurrent Session H
  • H-403: Cooperatives in Your Community: A Curriculum for Young Adults
  • H-391: Personal Budget for Teens
  • H-328: Stepping into Economics: A Perfect Fit
  • H-310: Money, Money, Money!
  • H-308: Online Microeconomics for High-School Teachers from Lake Wobegon and Beyond
  • H-360: Budgeting: The Key to Success in College & Life
  • H-356: Teach Economics and STEM Concepts through Children’s Literature
  • H-278: Instructional Strategies for Incorporating Mathematics Common Core State Standards into the Economics Classroom
  • H-288: Starting up a Millionaires Club Panel Discussion
  • 10:45 am – 12:15 pm Research Session
  • R-303: Determinants of Student Performance in Blended and Traditional Sections of an Introductory Economic and Business Statistics Course
  • R-302: Assessing the previous economic knowledge of university students in Germany
  • R-271: High School Economics, State Mandates, and Preparation for College Level Economics Courses
  • R-292: Financial Literacy in the Community College Classroom: A Curriculum Intervention Study
  • 11:30 am – 12:30 pm Concurrent Session I
  • : Award-Winning Teachers Share Best Practices
  • I-395: Econ Guy: Your Menu of Real-World Example Videos
  • I-392: Making Financially Responsible Decisions
  • I-373: We’re Not Just Spinning a Yarn! Five Economic Lessons Using a Ball of Yarn
  • I-374: Effective Education Through The Stock Market Game
  • I-212: Texas Hold 'Em
  • I-223: FEED Future Entrepreneurs in Every Direction
  • I-232: Economics of Healthcare
  • I-250: Interactive Whiteboards + Children’s Books = Economics and Personal Finance Education
  • I-274: Fishing For Economics
  • 12:35 pm – 1:30 pm Roundtables for K–12 Teachers
    1:30 pm – 2:30 pm Conference Committee & NAEE Executive Committee Debriefing Meeting


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