Gaming: Gen i Revolution, Beyond the Mission and The Murktide Invasion

Professional Development

PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT

WORKSHOP DETAILS

  • 02/12/2014
  • 4:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
  • Martin Luther King High School, 66th and Amsterdam Ave, Manhattan
  • Presenter: Steve Kinney and Doug Young, Council for Economic Education

MEDIA TYPE

  • National Center Workshops

GRADES: 9-12

SUBJECTS

  • Financial Literacy
  • General Economics

Gen i Revolution’s free online games challenge students to complete 15 missions on topics in personal finance, playing and competing against fellow classmates while going head-to-head with the “Murktide,” a network of double agents spreading false information about finance across the country. Combined with the Learning, Earning and Investing print materials, Gen i Revolution provides a comprehensive investor education program that your students will love.

Participants will leave with:

  • A copy of Learning, Earning and Investing for a New Generation
  • An overview of the personal finance topics covered by Gen i Revolution’s games (both online and mobile apps).
  • Tips for using Gen i Revolution as an interactive tool for teaching basic concepts of economics and personal finance.
  • Information regarding each lesson’s alignment to the Common Core State Standards.
  • 3 Continuing Education Units.

Resources

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