The Global Economic Education Alliance (GEEA) is conducting another Economics Education Teacher Study Tour to Peru in June 2017. Ten secondary-level school teachers from throughout the United States will be selected to participate in the tour. Our host in Peru has put together another amazing program for our teachers.
Our past two Study Tours to Peru in 2015 and 2016 went exceptionally well with 18 teachers from 9 different states participating. All of the teachers thoroughly enjoyed the experience and continue to communicate with one another.
Live Teacher Training - Learn How Easy It Is to Teach the Stock Market Game™ for grades 4-12.
• Learn all about the Stock Market Game™ & its application in the classroom
• Review easy to teach resources in the SMG online Teacher Support Center
• Access SMG trading account and learn how to create & manage an online portfolio
This online personal finance simulation teaches 4th through 12th grade students the basics of investing as they research companies an make decisions on how to invest a virtual $100,000. Students apply skills in economics, math, business, technology and more.
In this session, attendees will visit the online trading site and review curriculum materials that support the program. Students are also eligible to participate in the InvestWrite writing competition.
4th-5th grade Elementary, Middle and High School teachers responsible for teaching Language Arts, GT, Economics, CTE, and math courses.
David, Pruitt, Consultant for the Texas Council on Economic Education
Bring Your Own Device (BYOD)
Education Service Center Region 2
209 North Water Street
Corpus Christi, TX 78401 Room 207
February 6, 2016 from 8:30 AM – 1:00 PM.
To register go to www.esc2.net Cost $20 Workshop # 1319280
Sponsored by FINRA
The Stock Market Game is for grades 4-12
This training is offered free of charge thanks to a contribution from FINRA, the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority. This online personal finance simulation/competition teaches students the basics of investing as they research companies and make decisions on how to invest a virtual $100,000. Students apply skills in economics, math, business, technology and more. In this session, attendees will visit the online trading site and review curriculum materials that support the program.
January 13 - University of Texas - RGV - for Valley Area teachers
Instructor Alberto Garza,
Location: University of Texas Rio Grande Valley - Edinburg Campus
1201 W. University Edinburg TX 78539
Building Name: MGC Room: 2.406
Parking is in the Visitor's Parking Lot (Entrance to University off of University Drive), No fee
Directions to building: Walk North, Pass Library, building to the right of College of Business
Time: 8:30am - 11:30am
January 23 - Houston ISD - - FULL
Instructor David Pruitt
Location: Hattie Mae White Educational Support Center
4400 West 18th Street, Houston, TX 77092
Time: 8:00am - 12:00pm
Instructor David Pruitt
Open to all San Antonio Area teachers.
Location: Alamo Colleges, Workforce Center of Excellence,
800 Quintana Road, Bldg. 8, San Antonio, TX 78211
Room: Lab 6
Time: 8:30 am - 11:30 am
Presented by Fidelity Investments and the Texas Council on Economic Education
A prize will Be awarded to the:
- car that safely and legally transports the most training attendees to the January 28th training.
- school that has the most teachers in school spirit shirts attending.
Saving, investing, spending and planning concepts are essential components of a course that includes financial literacy TEKS. The Texas Council on Economic Education (TCEE) and Fidelity Investments secondary educator staff development program will deliver essential content and provide a variety of resources for teachers to use in their classrooms.
By improving their own personal knowledge of the subject, teacherswill leave the session confident that they can capture students' attention and develop understanding, retention and development of life skills through the new content and materials provided.
The training will utilize the Jump$tart Teacher Training Alliance curriculum as well as the strong knowledge and lessons that Fidelity staff and TCEE University Center Directors Steve Cobb, Ph.D., and Susan Doty, MBA, can provide.
*The educators attending the training will agree to administer an online pretest to students, teach the concepts taught in the training, and administer a posttest by the end of the 2016 spring semester. Program assessment is online and easy for teachers to administer with convenient pre- and posttest results available for class and individual tracking. Please note that only the teacher will have access to the student names
Audience: Middle and High School teachers responsible for teaching personal financial literacy through Economics, CTE, and math courses. The training will also provide support for those teaching the new CTE financial mathematics course.
Trainers: Fidelity Investment experts, Texas Council on Economic Education Center Directors: Steve Cobb, Ph.D. and Susan Doty, MBA
Location: Fidelity Investments One Destiny Way Westlake, TX 76262
Time: 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Date: January 28, 2016
Bad weather make up day - 2/11/16 Credits Available: (6) CEU
Credits Available: (6) CEU