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WalletHub Gives CEE $500 Donation

We’re pleased to announce that WalletHub has given CEE a $500 donation in the name of 2015′s Best Tax Blog, the Philadelphia Estate and Tax Attorney Blog! The top 5 overall finishers in the contest were: 1)Philadelphia Estate and Tax Attorney Blog ; 2) eSmart Tax; 3) Tax Justice; 4)Schneider Downs; and 5) Taxgirl. A big thank you to WalletHub for recognizing our efforts, and to learn more about the top tax blogs click here: http://bit.ly/1EEk8sH wallethub WalletHub Gives CEE $500 Donation

 

 

 

POSTED: March 26, 2015 | BY: Daniel Thompson | TAGS: , , , , , ,

CEE Report – Winter 2015

Three times a year the Council for Economic Education releases the CEE Report, highlighting our new and noteworthy events, programs and partnerships, including pilot programs and joint ventures with key supporters.

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In This Issue

Upcoming Events
2014 Visionary Awards
Note from Nan
In the States: Colorado
Fulfilling the Mission: 2014 Highlights
2014 Update from Our State Councils
CEE Events and Activities
VP: Real World Perspectives on the Economy
2014 Donor Honor Roll
Board of Directors

POSTED: March 13, 2015 | BY: Daniel Thompson | TAGS: , , , ,

Lesson 18: Unemployment Survey

Lesson 18 comes from CEE’s newly revised Third Edition of High School Economics. Over the course of twenty-eight lessons the Third Edition addresses the needs of today’s students, urging them to engage with current events.

Martha Rush, a teacher from Mounds View School in Minneapolis Minnesota, demonstrates in this video how to get the most out of Lesson 18: Unemployment Survey.

Lesson 18 objectives:

  • Decide whether a worker is employed, unemployed, or not in the labor force.
  • Calculate the unemployment rate.
  • Identify shortcomings of using the unemployment rate to describe a country’s labor market situation.

Discover more about the Third Edition of High School Economics.

POSTED: March 13, 2015 | BY: Jonathan Burch | TAGS: , , , ,

Video Lesson 13: Who Decides Wage Rates?

Lesson 13: Who Decides Wage Rates is one of twenty-eight lessons from CEE’s Third Edition of High School Economics. The course incorporates hands-on classroom activities with interactive online lesson supplements to give students an immersive education experience.

Scott Bacon of Mt. Pleasant High School in Wilmington Delaware explains how to effectively lead students through Lesson 13′s classroom activities and discussions.

Objectives for Lesson 13:

  • Explain how sellers and buyers of labor interact to determine wage rates for labor.
  • Explain how productivity of workers can impact the ability of workers to earn higher wages.

To learn more about the Third Edition of High School Economics click here.

POSTED: March 6, 2015 | BY: Jonathan Burch | TAGS: , , , , ,

Video Lesson 8: Productivity

Lesson 8: Productivity comes from CEE’s new and revised Third Edition of High School Economics. The course provides teachers with 28 engaging lessons. All lessons have been field-tested and align with the Voluntary National Standards in Economics and Common Core State Standards (ELA and Math).

In this video, watch Andrea Caceres-Santamaria, from Seminole Ridge Community High School, demonstrate how to properly guide a classroom through Lesson 8.

Lesson 8 has three Objectives:

  • Define Labor Productivity as output per worker.
  • Explain how the division of labor and investment in human capital and capital goods improves productivity.
  • Explain why increased productivity is important to the economy and individuals.

Click here to discover more about the Third Edition of High School Economics.

POSTED: March 3, 2015 | BY: Jonathan Burch | TAGS: , , , ,

Math in the Real World Is A Hit

The recent launch of Math in the Real World, our new teacher resource on EconEdLink, caught the attention of education bloggers at Getting Smart, giving it rave reviews:

“I was impressed by the seamless integration of both economics and mathematics content …. This is a great set of resources to encourage and support teachers in bridging the gap between content and life skills, and the comprehensive lesson plans allow teachers to jump right in with minimal planning on their part.”

Click here to read the full article!

POSTED: February 27, 2015 | BY: Jonathan Burch | TAGS: , , ,

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