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Teaching Opportunity – February 2014

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In This Issue:

  • The State of K-12 Economic and Financial Education in the U.S.
  • CEE Now Accepting Proposals for 53rd Annual Conference
  • Mobile Phones Matter
  • Economist Spotlight: Interview with Alan B. Krueger
  • Gen i Revolution – Finance Fun for Brooklyn Tech Students
  • This Day in History
  • How to Get Involved in your State’s Economics Challenge

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POSTED: February 7, 2014 | BY: kwilliams | TAGS: , , , ,

Introducing New Resource Finder on EconEdLink

econedlink lesson finder tool Introducing New Resource Finder on EconEdLinkYou may have noticed that EconEdLink looks a little different this week—that’s because we’ve given the site an upgrade, adding a new search feature making it even easier to find free economics and personal finance resources. Now, for the first time on EconEdLink, you can search by the National Standards for Financial Literacy to find online, print, interactive and video resources. We have correlated our content to state-specific personal finance and economic standards and are well underway in the process of aligning our lessons to the Common Core State Standards. All of this makes relevant lessons easier to find—and saves busy teachers valuable time!

Now, users can search for resources by:

  • Keywords
  • Lesson Type
  • Author
  • State Standards
  • National Standards for Financial Literacy
  • Common Core State Standards

The Resource Finder was created through the generous support of 1st Financial Bank.

Click here to check out the new and improved EconEdLink Resource Finder!

POSTED: January 30, 2014 | BY: kwilliams | TAGS:

Teaching Opportunity – August 2013

In This Issue:

  • Register for CEE’s Annual Conference
  • 4th Edition AP Economics
  • New Common Core Alignment Tool
  • Join the Gen i Revolution
  • Sign Up for a Free myEEL Account
  • Get Ready for the 2014 National Economics Challenge
  • Summer Professional Development near you
  • Spotlight On: Massachusetts Council on Economic Education

Read more…

POSTED: August 1, 2013 | BY: kwilliams | TAGS: , , , , , , ,

CEE Introduces Common Core Resource for Teachers Correlating New National Standards with Financial Literacy Lessons

CEE’s New Resource Helps Educators Teach Financial Literacy and Meet Common Core State Standards

This month, CEE introduces a Common Core Alignment Tool, an invaluable resource to help educators meet the Common Core State Standards while teaching financial and economic literacy. Over 400 CEE lessons, designed for K-12 students at varying grades and competency levels, have been aligned with these Standards, giving teachers access to a content-rich pool of classroom resources.  This easy-to-use online tool will be a helpful resource to teachers as they incorporate the Common Core into their lesson planning for the first time.

The mission of the Common Core State Standards is to “provide a consistent, clear understanding of what students are expected to learn, so teachers and parents know what they need to do to help them.”  They are “designed to be robust and relevant to the real world, reflecting the knowledge and skills that our young people need for success in college and careers,” positioning them “to compete successfully in the global economy.” Currently 45 states have adopted the Common Core, which establish a clear set of expectations in math and English Language Arts (ELA) for K-12 students.  CEE’s interdisciplinary lessons offer educators a way to address these expectations and do so through the lens of personal finance and economics.   Read more…

POSTED: June 24, 2013 | BY: admin | TAGS: , , , , , , ,

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