In This Issue:
- Choose from 100+ Tactic-Rich Economics & Personal Finance Sessions
- HS Economics Webinar Available On Demand
- Enhance Your Students’ Gen i Revolution Experience
- This Day in Economic History
- Teaching the News
Choose from 100+ Tactic-Rich Economics & Personal Finance Sessions
Attendance at the 53rd Annual Financial Literacy and Economic Education Conference, October 8–11 in Dallas, Texas, is an outstanding value at just $150 for 3 days of exceptional content and invaluable connections.
HS Economics Webinar Available On Demand
If you missed last week’s HS Economics Webinar, it’s available on demand!
High School Economics, CEE’s new teacher resource, contains 28 field-tested lessons aligned to national and state standards, designed with an active learning approach. The webinar’s presenter, Brett Burkey, one of the authors, provided participants with highlights and key features including:
- How to enhance lessons using technology
- Improvements made to this edition
- Highlights of the new macro content
If you are teaching High School economics in grades 9–12, this webinar is for you.
Enhance Your Students’ Gen i Revolution Experience
Gen i Revolution mini games, Murktide Invasion and Beyond the Mission, are available for online, tablet and Facebook play. And they are FREE.
Murktide Invasion is a role-play strategy game where students battle the Murktide for regional control by correctly answering financial questions.
Beyond the Mission is a turn-based strategy game in a comic book-style format tied to personal finance and a series of decision points.
Companion resource, Learning, Earning, and Investing for a New Generation is available for purchase. You can use your myEconEdLink discount code to save 20%. Not a myEconEdLink.org subscriber? Sign up here.
This Day in Economic History
Looking to use historical news items to connect economic and personal finance lessons in your classroom? EconEdLink.org’s This Day in Economic History can help.
Check out September including:
- Speedy Electric Car Hits The Track, September 6, 1900
- Union Leaders Get Their “Labor Day”, September 5, 1882
- Recording Industry Strikes Back Against Illegal Online Music, September 8, 2003
Teaching the News
Use current events to teach underlying economics and personal finance concepts in your classroom. CEE’s Teaching the News identifies relevant news items and provides several related resources from EconEdLink.org to create an active-learning environment.
Recently published news items include:
- 4 Currency ETFs To Watch Right Now – Investopedia
- From Corporate To Entrepreneur: What Made Ryan Palmer Start A Luxury Sock – ForbesHow
- Entrepreneurs Can Prepare for a Higher Minimum Wage – Entrepreneur