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Enter Student Contest | Cash Prizes for Teachers and Students

 

 

Dear Teacher,

It’s election season and the Council for Economic Education’s2016 election video contest is underway. Take 30 minutes to get your students to come up with the best economic advice they would give to the next President of the United States.

Create a video – 60 seconds or less – using your smart phone or other video equipment with your students answering the following question in a creative way:

 

WHAT SHOULD THE NEXT PRESIDENTDO TO IMPROVE THE ECONOMY?
 

Enter the contest today for a chance to win cash prizes for you and your students!

Two winners will be chosen: Viewers’ Choice & Economists’ Choice. Viewers’ Choice will be selected by popular vote (voting begins October 3rd, 2016). The Economists’ Choice will be selected by CEE’s panel of judges.

SUBMISSION FACTS
  • Teachers must enter videoson behalf of students and may enter more than one video per class
  • Submission period is open until September 30, 2016
  • CEE is bipartisan –no candidates can be mentioned by name or imitated
  • See Official Contest Rules and FAQ for a comprehensive overview
Watch a sample video
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The Stock Market Game – Fall 2016

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Media Coverage of Bellaire High School’s Win at the National Economics Challenge

Steve Liesman, CNBC’s Senior Economics Reporter, emceed the Council for Economic Education’s National Economics Challenge championship rounds in NYC. The Challenge was aired on CNBC.com, CNBC’s Power LunchSquawk Boxand was featured on PBS’s Nightly Business Report.  Here are highlights from the coverage:

 

PBS’s Nightly Business Report highlighted the Challenge and winning teams. View Video >>>

CNBC.com and MSN.com: Winners of the National Economics Challenge. View Video >>>

Huffington Post and Yahoo! Finance shared the National Economics Challenge Finals, Adam Smith Division, Round 2. View Video >>>

CNBC traveled to Carmel, Indiana to meet the Carmel High School Team. The segment showcased how the students’ prepped for the competition and what it means to be a part of the Challenge. Read the Article and View the Video >>>

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Enter Student Contest | Cash Prizes for Teachers and Students

 

 

Dear Teacher,

It’s election season and the Council for Economic Education’s2016 election video contest is underway. Take 30 minutes to get your students to come up with the best economic advice they would give to the next President of the United States.

Create a video – 60 seconds or less – using your smart phone or other video equipment with your students answering the following question in a creative way:

 

WHAT SHOULD THE NEXT PRESIDENTDO TO IMPROVE THE ECONOMY?
 

Enter the contest today for a chance to win cash prizes for you and your students!

Two winners will be chosen: Viewers’ Choice & Economists’ Choice. Viewers’ Choice will be selected by popular vote (voting begins October 3rd, 2016). The Economists’ Choice will be selected by CEE’s panel of judges.

SUBMISSION FACTS
  • Teachers must enter videoson behalf of students and may enter more than one video per class
  • Submission period is open until September 30, 2016
  • CEE is bipartisan –no candidates can be mentioned by name or imitated
  • See Official Contest Rules and FAQ for a comprehensive overview
Watch a sample video
      Join Us Online Like us on Facebook Follow us on Twitter View our profile on LinkedIn View our videos on YouTube Find us on Pinterest
 

Read More

The Stock Market Game – Fall 2016

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Read More

Media Coverage of Bellaire High School’s Win at the National Economics Challenge

Steve Liesman, CNBC’s Senior Economics Reporter, emceed the Council for Economic Education’s National Economics Challenge championship rounds in NYC. The Challenge was aired on CNBC.com, CNBC’s Power LunchSquawk Boxand was featured on PBS’s Nightly Business Report.  Here are highlights from the coverage:

 

PBS’s Nightly Business Report highlighted the Challenge and winning teams. View Video >>>

CNBC.com and MSN.com: Winners of the National Economics Challenge. View Video >>>

Huffington Post and Yahoo! Finance shared the National Economics Challenge Finals, Adam Smith Division, Round 2. View Video >>>

CNBC traveled to Carmel, Indiana to meet the Carmel High School Team. The segment showcased how the students’ prepped for the competition and what it means to be a part of the Challenge. Read the Article and View the Video >>>

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CEE Back to School Sale

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Shop today for K-12 economics and financial literacy resources that you can use in the classroom year round.
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TCEE Needs ALL Texas High School Teachers to Give Us Your Feedback

TCEE Needs ALL Texas  High School Teachers to Give Us Your Feedback; Please Complete The Survey For The Economics Challenge
We want and need your feedback on the pilot program that was offered for participation in the Economics Challenge. The Texas Council on Economic Education (TCEE) thanks the Council for Economic Education (CEE) for including Texas in a pilot research project that involved a $20 team registration fee for the 2016 Economics Challenge. This research project allowed Texas to continue participation in the National Economics Challenge last year. Please take a moment and complete the teacher survey at https://councilforeconed.wufoo.com/forms/texas-economics-challenge-teacher-survey-2016/ to help TCEE/CEE determine the results of this pilot program. Please make sure to complete the survey by Monday, September 19, 2016.If you have any questions please contact me at the number listed below. We look forward to your students’ participation again this year!  For your convenience, the link to the teacher survey is listed here as well:  https://councilforeconed.wufoo.com/forms/texas-economics-challenge-teacher-survey-2016/
Thank you.TCEE

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Region 4 Workshop: Real World, Relevant Lessons in Personal Finance for High School Students

Teaching Personal Financial Literacy during high school is an important springboard for sending students into the world. This session will provide key lessons that meet the senior economics course, one semester Personal Financial Literacy social studies elective, and CTE financial math course’s Personal Financial Literacy TEKS. Experience the hands-on, real world, relevant lessons that you can use in expanding students’ knowledge. Take away a VE4.5 pin drive with 1400 lessons.

Resources for Teaching Personal Financial Literacy
Session ID: 1238384
Date: July 25, 2016
Credit: 6 CPE
Time: 8:30 a.m.–3:30 p.m.
Registration Fee: $50.
For full workshop details, contact socialstudies@esc4.net.

Register online at www.esc4.net/socialstudies

 

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Spotlight on: The Texas Jump$tart Coalition

TCEE is a Texas Jump$tart Coalition Board Member

The Texas Jump$tart Coalition is a nonprofit organization that connects diverse financial education champions together to prepare Texas youth for lifelong financial success.

The coalition works to:

  • Raise public awareness of personal financial education for Texas youth;
  • Promote financial literacy efforts in Texas;
  • Serve as a resource in Texas for legislators, educators and other parties interested in financial literacy; and
  • Ensure Texas youth are equipped to make informed personal financial decisions.

The Texas Jump$tart Coalition also is an affiliate of the National Jump$tart Coalition for Personal Financial Literacy.

WHAT WE OFFER

The Texas Jump$tart Coalition is in a rebuilding year—working with a strong group of volunteer officers and board members. (Pictured below.)
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2016 initiatives for the Texas Jump$tart Coalition include:

  • Network with other Jump$tart Coalitions to identify best practices.
  • Create a new, active, and current Texas Jump$tart website.
  • Build communication across existing Texas partners.
  • Support the Jump$tart National Educators Conference Nov, 5-7 in Dallas.
  • Recruit more state partners to further build the coalition.

WHAT WE NEED

  • Sponsors for teachers scholarships to attend the Jump$tart National Educators conference in November.
  • Public, private, corporate or personal companies as sponsors or partners for Texas Jump$tart.

CONTACT INFORMATION

Kellie Haayer, President
Texas Jump$tart Coalition

TXjumpstart@gmail.com

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