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A Look Back at the 2014 Annual Conference

The Council for Economic Education’s 2014 Annual Conference in Dallas, Texas was a rousing success with 475 educators attending the Conference. Attendees included instructors from eight countries, 200 new attendees, and 250 K-12 teachers from 34 states. Conference goers were able to hear talks from top economists such as Richard W. Fisher and Alan B. […]

POSTED: January 21, 2015 | BY: Daniel Thompson | TAGS: , , , , , ,

You Can Guide Your Children in Finding the Financial Help They Need

Most adults can trace the development of their financial lives back to childhood. The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau researched more about this topic to determine what the most helpful activities are for children and youth as they learn and grow. This three-article series provides tips for parents of young children, elementary and middle school students, […]

POSTED: December 17, 2014 | BY: kwilliams | TAGS: , , , , ,

You Show Your Kids What’s a “Normal” Financial Life

Most adults can trace the development of their financial lives back to childhood. The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau researched more about this topic to determine what the most helpful activities are for children and youth as they learn and grow. This three-article series provides tips for parents of young children, elementary and middle school students, […]

POSTED: December 10, 2014 | BY: kwilliams | TAGS: , , , , ,

Math in the Real World

CEE Launches Math in the Real World

The Council for Economic Education has launched its newest resource: Math in the Real World. Math in the Real World contains interdisciplinary lessons aimed at teaching personal finance and economic concepts, all in the context of math lessons. Math in the Real World includes lessons that range from “Break-Even Analysis” and “Profit Maximization” to lessons on […]

POSTED: December 8, 2014 | BY: Daniel Thompson | TAGS: , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

CEE in the News: Rhode Island Adopts CEE’s National Standards for Financial Literacy

Last month, Rhode Island became the fourth state in the US to adopt the Council for Economic Education’s National Standards for Financial Literacy—and in part, it’s thanks to the efforts of one group of students who decided to make a difference. Click here to read more about these East Greenwich students, and how they, along […]

POSTED: December 4, 2014 | BY: kwilliams | TAGS: , , , ,

Kids Learn From You, Whether You’re Teaching Them or Not

Most adults can trace the development of their financial lives back to childhood. The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau researched more about this topic to determine what the most helpful activities are for children and youth as they learn and grow. This three-article series provides tips for parents of young children, elementary and middle school students, […]

POSTED: December 3, 2014 | BY: kwilliams | TAGS: , , , , ,

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