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2016 John Morton Excellence in Teaching of Economics Award

  The Council for Economic Education is delighted to announce the winners of the 2016 John Morton Excellence in Teaching of Economics Award, honoring three outstanding teachers for excellence in economic education. Demonstrating teaching concepts that improve and stimulate economic understanding in and out of their classroom, these teachers are raising the bar for K-12 […]

POSTED: October 5, 2016 | BY: April Somboun | TAGS: , , , , , , ,

The Students Have Spoken: Vote for Your Favorite Economic Advice!

We asked students nationwide, “What economic advice would they give the next U.S. president?” and we received hundreds of creative and fun video entries. The topics ranged from increasing human capital, helping the homeless, cutting the military budget, free college tuition and more! VOTE FOR YOUR FAVORITE VIDEOS! Voting period ends October 7 at 11:59 […]

POSTED: October 3, 2016 | BY: April Somboun | TAGS: , , , , , , , , , , ,

Gina Boyd Awarded the 2016 John Morton Excellence in Teaching Award

Gina Boyd, a teacher at Mayflower Mill Elementary School, has been awarded the 2016 John Morton Excellence in Teaching Award. The award recognizes Boyd for her outstanding work in teaching economics and financial literacy to her students. It also recognizes her efforts in organizing after-school workshops for other teachers so they could learn how to […]

POSTED: September 29, 2016 | BY: Daniel Thompson | TAGS: , , , , , , , , , ,

2016 Visionary Awards Honorees: Arianna Huffington, Richard Edelman, Frank Bisignano, and Glenn Hubbard

          We are excited to announce this year’s distinguished honorees at the 11th Annual Visionary Awards, four individuals who are making a powerful impact on financial and economic literacy. The Visionary Awards recognize the outstanding achievements of leaders, experts and educators whose efforts are moving the needle in the right direction, helping create […]

POSTED: September 13, 2016 | BY: April Somboun | TAGS: , , , , , ,

2016 Student Video Contest

IT’S ELECTION SEASON And we want to get K-12 students thinking about the next president and the economic future of the country. That’s why we’re inviting you to participate in our election video contest! WHAT SHOULD THE VIDEO BE ABOUT? We’re asking you to record one or a group of students answering the following question […]

POSTED: August 15, 2016 | BY: Daniel Thompson | TAGS: , , , , ,

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