New Topic on EconEdLink: Election Economics

The Council for Economic Education is pleased to announce the release of a series of lesson plans to help educators (grades 9-12) teach the election and economics in their economics, civics, government, and other social studies courses. The lessons are all available for free on our teacher website EconEdLink. Topics covered include: Can Election Futures Markets Be More […]

POSTED: May 4, 2016 | BY: April Somboun | TAGS: , , , , , , , , ,

2016 National Economics Challenge Finalists!

You’ve been waiting for this moment! The results are in and we are pleased to announce the Finalists for the 2016 National Economics Challenge! These eight teams had the highest scores in the semi-final rounds of the Adam Smith and David Ricardo Divisions and will be participating in the Finals in New York City on May 21st-23rd. […]

POSTED: April 29, 2016 | BY: April Somboun

2016 Semi-Finalists: National Economics Challenge

  Thousands of high school students nationwide competed in the National Economics Challenge! We are delighted to share with you the 34 teams from the Adam Smith Division and 33 teams from the David Ricardo Division who have made it to the semi-finals. State Adam Smith Division David Ricardo Division Alabama Vestavia Hills High School Eufaula High School […]

POSTED: April 20, 2016 | BY: April Somboun | TAGS: , , , , ,

Graduating From Test Scores to Credit Scores

Written by: Brian Page, Chair, Council for Economic Education Teacher Advisory Council Later this spring, high schools across the country will be graduating students from a world of test scores to a world of credit scores. Many teens will unknowingly be making decisions that will impact them in the decade to come. Yet most lawmakers […]

POSTED: April 7, 2016 | BY: April Somboun | TAGS: , , , , , , , , , ,

Personal Finance Is A Lot Like Relationships

  Written by: Matthew Gherman 11/12th Grade Teacher of AP Economics, American History, ELL Global History at Edward R. Murrow High School, Brooklyn, NY. Matthew received the 2015 Alfred P. Sloan Foundation Teaching Champion Award.   Personal finance is a lot like relationships. They’re both taboo subjects in which everyone professes their advice and expertise, but in reality each […]

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

Rosie Pope’s #MySavingsStory

As you may already know, today is the first day of Financial Literacy Month and we have kicked off our #MySavingsStory video series with mom and entrepreneur, Rosie Pope.             Check her video on our Facebook page and find out how what her father taught her about savings and her one money advice […]

POSTED: April 1, 2016 | BY: April Somboun

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