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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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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

Financial Literacy’s Importance

Last month The Labor Department reported that unemployment rates have fallen in 42 states–another sign that the overall US economy is making a significant recovery. However, while the current gains in the economy are encouraging, financial literacy still needs to remain a top priority for national and state educators. Many policy makers and organizations like […]

POSTED: February 24, 2015 | BY: Jonathan Burch | TAGS: , , ,

Stocks in the Future Teaches Kids Stock Market Basics

Many adults struggle to understand the basics of stock market investment. The next generation does not have to be so financially illiterate thanks to the efforts of the Stocks in the Future organization. The organization provides middle-schools a financial investment program that rewards students with real money which the students then invest in companies like […]

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

2014 Visionary Awards Fireside Chat

The Council for Economic Education hosted its 9th Annual Visionary Awards dinner last October. The dinner is an annual celebration honoring leaders who promote economic and financial literacy to create a better-informed society. The Visionary Awards Honorees were: Richard G. Ketchum, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, FINRA; Raymon W. McDaniel, Jr., President and Chief Executive […]

POSTED: February 10, 2015 | BY: Jonathan Burch | TAGS: , , , , , ,

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