In This Issue:
- Enter the Gen i Revolution Contest to Win up to $1000 for your classroom
- Top 5 Reasons to Participate in the National Economics Challenge
- GATE Merges with myEconEdLink.org
- Tech for Teachers Have you tried these apps?
- Most Accessed Lesson of the Month on EconEdLink.org
- Discounted Book + PDF Bundles Now Available
- NYSE Euronext Teachers Workshops (Summer 2014)
Council for Economic Education’s Gen i Revolution Searches for the “Sweet 16th” Mission
NEW YORK, NY March 10, 2014 – This week, Council for Economic Education launches the Search for the Sweet 16th Contest, challenging students to create a brand new mission for the online personal finance game Gen i Revolution.
This is a team-based contest, and students can form teams consisting of up to five members. In order to be eligible for competition, each team must be sponsored by a teacher, and each submission must include both a written application and 60-second video. There will be two sets of prizes; one will be for the video submitted—the Viewers’ Choice Prize—and the second will be for the overall application—CEE’s Choice Prize. Read more…
CEE Seeks Applications from NY Metro-Area Educators for the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation Teaching Champion Awards
The Council for Economic Education recognizes excellence in economic education by honoring three outstanding educators from the New York Metropolitan area with the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation Teaching Champion Award.
This award promotes economic education at the K–12 level by recognizing and honoring teachers who effectively deliver this important content in and out of their classrooms and achieve results. Read more…
A recent TIME article explains Oklahoma’s creation of ”one of the most comprehensive statewide school-based financial education programs in the country.” Beginning this May, high-school seniors will be required to have a firm understanding of 14 money management concepts in order to graduate.