The Bill of Rights Institute and Hoover Institution at Stanford University have launched a new curriculum that will help educators and students explore the intersection of economics and civic life in the United States. The Building Blocks of Progress is a full multimedia, blended learning experience consisting of 13 videos and six lesson plans.
Each month we publish blogs and newsletters full of digital learning, funding, professional growth, social media, and STEM resources. Below are items from our blogs and newsletters that educators turned to the most in August.
The National Economics Challenge (NEC), sponsored by the Council for Economic Education (CEE), is the nation’s only economics competition of its kind for high school students. Students are challenged to demonstrate their knowledge and understanding of micro- and macroeconomic principles, as well as the world economy.
This fall Jackson Charitable Foundation is supporting TheUniversity of Chicago Financial Education Initiative to provide 100 high school teachers and approximately 5,000 high school students free access to finEDge, a semester-long financial education curriculum designed by The University of Chicago.
PenChecks Trust and EduNetwork Partners have teamed up for a second year of the Financial Future Challenge, a national program challenging students aged 7–14 to learn money management skills at a young age and create entries into the challenge to teach their peers what they have learned.