Register Now for the Euro Challenge

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The Euro Challenge is an exciting educational competition and opportunity for high school students to learn about the European Union and the euro. Learn more about the Euro Challenge here   To register as a new teacher:- Go to http://www.euro-challenge.org/wordpress/register-2/ Enter your email address and a temporary password will be emailed to you.Please check your junk/spam box for this email as many email systems will block the email. After you receive your temporary password, login to your account athttp://www.euro-challenge.org/wordpress/login/. After logging into your account you will be taken to a page where you can change your password. After changing your…

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Houston Money Week Art Contest 2017

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2017 Houston Money Week Art Contest: Smarter Texans Save Instruction and Guidelines Sponsored by Friends of Consumer Freedom Texas Society of Certified Public Accountants Calendars Supported by CopyDR. Awards Ceremony to Be Held Thursday, April 6, 2017, Sponsored by The University of Houston Bauer College Financial Symposium Overview Texas Council on Economic Education (TCEE), Friends of Consumer Freedom, and Texas Society of Public Accountants will sponsor an art contest displaying financial literacy concepts for Houston area schools. The competition is in conjunction with the UH Bauer College Financial Symposium that is part of Houston Money Week 2017.  The deadline for…

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Galveston Area Personal Financial Literacy Training for Grades 9-12

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Workshop Highlights: Teachers will learn. . .the concepts included in the personal financial literacy TEKS 9 to 12 social studies, Economics, math and career courses. how they can empower their students to make informed and responsible choices as consumers and savers, including planning for college. how to use student-centered lessons that are designed to reinforce students’ understanding through meaningful, personalized and practical activities. about online tools that increase conceptual understanding by making information more meaningful and attainable for all students. **Please bring your own laptop to access and download lessons during the training** Audience: High school teachers responsible for teaching…

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Galveston Area Personal Financial Literacy Workshops for Teachers of Grades K-8

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The K-2 training is February 9, 2017  K-2 Details The grades 3-5 training is February 10, 2017   Grades 3-5 Details The grades 6-8 training is February 13, 2017   Grades 6-8 Details   Workshop Highlights: Teachers will learn. . .  the concepts included in the personal financial literacy TEKS  how they can empower their students to make i: nformed and responsible choices as consumers and savers.  how to use student-centered lessons that are designed to reinforce students’ understanding through meaningful, personalized and practical activities.  teaching techniques that facilitate each student’s learning.  about online tools that increase…

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Spring 2017 Stock Market Game Webinar Schedule

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The Stock Market Game is an engaging educational program used in classrooms nationwide to teach economics, math, social studies, business, language arts and technology while focusing on the importance of developing real world personal finance skills. Teams of students in grades 4-12 use the SMG simulation to learn the basics of investing as they create and manage an online portfolio over 10 weeks. The SMG is more than a game…it is an education for life. Topic:  Just the Basics – How to Get Started with SMG A comprehensive intro on implementing The Stock Market Game program in your classroom. The…

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Apply for the Economics Education Teacher Study Tour to Peru in June 2017

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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. Peru Study Application

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