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Teaching Opportunity – May 2014

POSTED: May 5, 2014 | BY: CEE Staff | TAGS: , , , , , ,

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In This Issue:

  • National Teacher Appreciation Day Raffle!
  • Save the Date – National Economics Challenge Broadcast Live on May 19th
  • CEE Seeks Applicants for Teacher Award Programs
  • Gen i Revolution Contest – Results are in!
  • Back by Popular Demand
  • Have you signed up for myEconEdLink yet? It’s FREE!


National Teacher Appreciation Day Raffle!

National Teacher Appreciation Day 2014 - Tuesday, May 6In celebration of National Teacher Appreciation Day, CEE will raffle off Three FREE Books of your Choice!

This raffle is available to Teaching Opportunity Subscribers only. You must enter no later than 5pm ET on May 13, 2014. Click here to enter.

Thank you for all you do!

Save the Date – National Economics Challenge Broadcast Live on May 19th

2014 National Economics Challenge | Watch it LIVE! Monday, May 19 at 1:00pm | It's a perfect teaching opportunity.
The Finalists have been announced and the top two teams from each division will go head-to-head for the title of National Champion. This year’s quiz bowl will be broadcast live from Tisch WNET Studios at Lincoln Center in New York City on Monday, May 19 at 1:00 pm ET.

Stream it live in your classrooms (or have an assembly!) and your students can witness the energy and fun of the competition. It’s a perfect teaching opportunity.

The quiz bowl will be co-hosted by CNBC Senior Economics Reporter Steve Liesman, and will also include special guest video questions from Janet Yellen, the Chair of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve.

Don’t miss this exciting live event by visiting www.facebook.com/councilforeconed and clicking the USTREAM tab.

CEE Seeks Applicants for Teacher Award Programs

Apply for the 2014 Teacher Award Programs2014 National Teacher Awards Program
Deadline July 15, 2014

2014 Alfred P. Sloan Foundation Teaching Champion Awards (NY Metro-Area Educators)
Deadline May 30, 2014

These award programs promote economic education at the K–12 level by recognizing and honoring inspirational educators whose innovative teaching concepts improve and stimulate economic understanding in and out of their classrooms and achieve results.

Apply Today!

Gen i Revolution Contest – Results are in!

Gen i Revolution Contest, Search for the Sweet 16thWe received incredible submissions and special thanks to all entrants—teachers AND students—for their participation in Gen i Revolution Contest – Search for the Sweet 16th.

The winning entry of the CEE Choice Contest was created by a team of five students of M.T. Blount High School in Eight Mile, AL. Allen Merryman, a Career Tech Teacher at M.T. Blount, served as the team’s sponsor. The team’s Mission topic is the importance of insurance.

The Popular Vote Contest was won by a five-student team from Peak to Peak Charter School in Lafayette, CO. Peak to Peak math teacher, Bobby Letter, was the team’s sponsor. The team’s video, Using Credit, demonstrated their Mission topic of properly using forms of credit.

Click here for complete details and to take a look at the Popular Vote winning video.

Back by Popular Demand

Car Shopper appIn case you missed it last month, we are re-running the article: This car is going to cost me how much money?

Teach students the cost-benefit analysis of how much your dream vehicle is going to cost as well as to run and finance it. Students can pick from an array of different options as well as tailor the prices to fit costs in your region. When you get to the end there will be a breakdown of the vehicle you just bought and give you prices of gas/insurance per month as well as your car payment. Explore the thousands of different vehicle combinations you can get with this FREE app available on Google Play.

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  • Ability to track, save, and annotate valuable lessons and resources
  • Virtual Economics admin access
  • Custom Quiz Builder tool
  • Savings of 20% on any CEE publication
  • Discounts on CEE Annual Conference registration
  • And more…

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