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Region 10 Training: VE 4.5 & the Stock Market Game

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Virtual Economics 4.5 and the Stock Market GameTM

TCEE offers an all day training on how to use hands-on and relevant economic and personal financial literacy concepts using the Stock Market GameTM and Learning, Earning, and Investing.

Introduce students to the world of personal finance through lessons that provide active learning experiences to help students master the basics of investing. Lessons cover basics such as the language of financial markets, gathering information on investments, and the nature of financial institutions in the U.S. economy. Learn how to access free resources using Econ Ed Link and Gen I Revolution.


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Important Session Information:

Participants will receive a Virtual Economics 4.5 with 1400 economics and financial literacy lessons.


Audience: Educators, grades 4-12, Social Studies, Language Arts, Math and CTE

Location: Region 10 Education Service Center

400 E. Spring Valley Rd., Richardson, Texas 75081-5101 Telephone 972.348.1700

Time: 8:30 AM – 4:00 PM **Lunch will be on your own

Date: Saturday, October 10, 2015

Credits Available: (6) CPE

Register: Region 10 – Click Here

Registration ends at 3 p.m. on October 9, 2015

Contact: Region 10 – Ben Reed


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CEE’s Video Contest: Tell us ‘What Should the President do to Improve the Economy?’

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CEE’s Video Contest: Tell us ‘What Should the President do to Improve the Economy?’

CEE is excited to announce the launch of its video contest asking students in kindergarten through 12th grade for the best economic advice they can give the President of the United States. To enter the contest, record one student, or a group of students, answering the following question in 60 seconds or less:

“What Should the President do to Improve the Economy?””

Enter the contest by filling out the form below, including cutting and pasting the link for your submitted video, before Wednesday, October 7th at 11:59 p.m. Please note that teachers must enter the videos on behalf of their students. Teachers may enter more than one video per class. Please read the Official Rules before submitting your entry and be sure to check the box noting your agreement with these rules before clicking Submit.

One winner will be chosen by CEE Facebook fans (“Viewers’ Choice”) and one winner will be chosen by economists selected as judges by CEE (“Economists’ Choice”). Prizes include a $500 American Express gift card for each teacher winner, and $25 iTunes gift cards for the student(s) featured in the winning videos.

Video Submission Period

Opens: Thursday, September 10, 2015, 9:00 a.m. ET
Closes: Wednesday, October 7, 2015, 11:59 p.m. ET

Public Voting Period

Starts: Thursday, October 8, 2015, 9:00 a.m. ET
Ends: Thursday, October 15, 2015, 3:00 p.m. ET

I agree to the contest rules.

If you have problems with the above form, click here

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Stock Market Game Students Recognized for their Achievement

Thanks to a Contribution From FINRA, the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority
finra_logo_std_rgbThanks to a generous contribution from FINRA, the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority, the top student teams and their teachers from the the Houston, San Antonio/South Texas/Valley region of the Stock Market Game were honored at award receptions held in May. Family members and school administrator were also on hand to recognize the outstanding performance of these students. The students learned about personal finance and investing as created stock portfolios that increased their value significantly throughout the program.

FINRA Sponors SMG Awards Receptions for Texas Students

PlainsCapital Bank Hosts SMG Award Winners

PlainsCapital Bank Hosts Award Winners from Carmen Elementary Students 

SMG  Award Winners from LaJoya High School
 Award Winners from Hemphill Middle School
SMG Award Winners from Hemphill Middle School
SMG Award Winners 
 SMG Award Winners - Elkhart High School
 SMG Award Winners 

Smarter Texas 2015 Conference: A Big Success

2015 Houston Money Week Art Contest Winners

The TCEE 2015 Houston Money Week Art Contest was a great success with winning student art included in a calendar depicting financially appropriate decision making. TCEE thanks Aaron Gladstone and Texas Society of CPAs for their sponsorship of the competition.