What do kids think about economics? Watch this video to see elementary, middle and high school students talk about the importance of understanding economics and personal finance principles. You’ll be surprised to see how insightful these kids are when they talk about viewing the world through economic lenses!
Check out the official announcement here.
The Alfred P. Sloan 2014 Teaching Champion Awardees were recognized at the CEE Visionary Awards for excellence and using innovative teaching methods in their classrooms.
The Alfred P. Sloan Teaching Champion Award aims to promote economic and financial education at the K‐12 level by recognizing teachers who effectively deliver this important content in their classrooms and achieve results.
Since its inception in 1948 the Council for Economic Education has made it its mission to deliver economic education and financial literacy to K-12 students nationwide. In this overview, you’ll see how for the past 65 years the Council has used ever-changing techniques to educate the educators. By equipping teachers with innovative resources, the Council has made great strides in improving the education of economics and personal finance in our schools.
In This Issue:
- New CEE Resource: Math in the Real World
- Teacher Champion Awardees Honored At CEE 2014 Visionary Awards
- Thank you CEE 53rd Annual Financial Literacy and Economic Education Conference Sponsors
- The John Morton Excellence in the Teaching of Economics Awards
- This Day in Economic History
Nancy Hanlon Harrison has recently been appointed the new Executive Director/President of Econ Illinois. Econ Illinois, formerly the Illinois Council for Economic Education, was founded in 1951 and has been helping integrate economic materials into curricula ever since. Nancy has served as the senior Vice President and Assistant Director of Econ Illinois since 2001 and has been actively involved in economic and entrepreneurship education throughout her career.
We are all excited to see Nancy Harrison help bring economic education to Illinois’ schools!