Learning, Earning, and Investing: Learning the Basics with a Visit to the Financial District

Professional Development

PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT

WORKSHOP DETAILS

  • 08/14/2012
  • 8:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
  • HSBC National Center
  • Presenter: Dr. Mark Schug, Professor Emeritus, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

MEDIA TYPE

  • National Center Workshops

GRADES: 6-8, 9-12

SUBJECTS

  • General Economics

Join the Gen i Revolution and fight financial illiteracy. This workshop will help teachers supplement investor education for middle and high school students through the online gaming world of Learning, Earning, and Investing®.  The online game is set in fictional world, not unlike ours, going through a similar financial and economic crisis. Players work with a team of characters to provide personal financial advice and financial power to the people. This workshop will show educators creative ways to implement this online game into any standard personal finance curriculum. Participants will also visit the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, the gold vault of the New York Federal Reserve Bank, and a guided tour of the Museum of American Finance, all for free.

This workshop takes place on August 14th and 15th. Registration begins at 8:00 a.m.

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