In this report from NY1 high-school students at Brooklyn Tech discuss having fun while increasing their understanding of the stock market by playing the personal finance-based games in the Gen i Revolution suite.
In this article, CEE CEO and president Nan Morrison comments on the important role that early childhood economic education plays in forming responsible financial habits later in life.
If you or your students have played our online investing game Gen i Revolution, or the two newest additions to the suite, Beyond the Mission and Murktide Invasion, you know how much fun and engaging they can be. Now, in collaboration with H&R Block Dollars & Sense, we’ve optimized the original Gen i Revolution for tablet devices, and made it available to play on Facebook–meaning you can play the entire Gen i Revolution suite of games anytime and anywhere!
These interactive games are using social and digital media to teach students about saving and investing. With Facebook integration and tablet compatibility, the online games, designed for grades 9-12, make it easier than ever for students to engage with personal finance concepts a beyond the classroom.
In This Issue:
- Economic news and related lessons in ‘Teaching the News’
- CEE partnering with AmazonSmile!
- Watch CEE’s 2013 Overview Video
- 2014 National Economics Challenge Important Dates
- CCSS Alignment Tool at Work
- Gen i Revolution — Free Online Personal Finance Game
- Your gift does make a difference…
- This Day in History
- Financial Literacy Awards
- Save the Date for CEE’s 2014 Annual Conference
In today’s edition of USA Today, our CEO and President Nan Morrison and our VP of Government Affairs Mary Blanusa comment on financial literacy education, and how schools are implementing.
Click here to read the article!
From the time it was founded in 1948, Council for Economic Education has made it its mission to deliver economic education and financial literacy to K–12 students nationwide. CEE’s unique way of “educating the educators” has proven successful with both teachers and students. In this video, we take a look at the past 65 years and reflect on how far we have come.
With affiliates in every state, Council for Economic Education is able to reach a tremendous number of educators—over 55,000 in 2012—and the students they teach. In this overview, you’ll hear accounts from Helen Roberts, Director, University of Illinois-Chicago Center for Economic Education along with educators and students, of how personal finance is being implemented in their schools; and notably, how the coursework has boosted students’ confidence in finance.
Since its inception, CEE has been integral to educating K–12 students on economics and personal finance—we look forward to even greater progress in the next 65 years (and more) to come.