Posts Tagged ‘Oklahoma Council on Economic Education’

Oklahoma Stock Market Game Starts Soon!

Time to register your classes and teams… trading begins February 2, 2015.

Whether you teach in a classroom, mentor students in an afterschool program, or are a homeschool parent, The Stock Market Game (SMG) is the right tool for you to help your students build a fundamental understanding of investing while providing them with real world skills practice in math, English Language Arts, economics, social studies, and other subjects.

Visit our Stock Market Game page for more information and to register.

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For new teachers and for seasoned SMG Teachers, attend our training that will provide new lessons and ways to integrate SMG into your classes:

Learning, Earning and Investing – Stock Market Game Teacher Training

Tuesday October 7, 2014 from 9:30 AM to 3:30 PM CDT
4th – 12th grade Teachers * Meets PASS, OK PFL Standards and STEM Guidelines
MetroTech – Springlake Campus

Personal Financial Literacy Workshop Spring Dates

Workshops in Ardmore, OKC, Enid and Tulsa. This engaging one-day workshop will PFL provide teachers with ready-to-use lesson plans, ideas and resources to meet Oklahoma State Standards for teaching the Passport to Personal Financial Literacy.

Each teacher will receive the curriculum Financial Fitness for Life. Financial Fitness for Life is a nationally award-winning personal finance curriculum that teaches students how to apply economic reasoning and personal finance decision making skills to the real world of earning and spending money.

Substitute stipends are available up to $65.

Each participant will receive CEE’s Virtual Economics 4.0 software ($109 value) that includes Financial Fitness for Life Curriculum and various other curriculum resources. A light breakfast and a lunch will be provided.

Click Here to View all OCEE Events and Trainings

 

Drawing for Dollar$ 2014

Teach your students about money through this fun and creative contest!

DRAWING FOR DOLLAR$ is a well-known OCEE annual student contest. The competition is conducted in 3 grade-level categories: Pre-K, K-2 and 3-5. Each category winner will receive a $50 prize.

Students will have the chance to express their artistry, creativity and economic and personal finance understanding by drawing an economic or money management concept.

Potential drawing topics are Saving, Scarcity, Supply and Demand, Trade-offs, Human Resources …

Teachers who participate in 2014 competition will teachers will be eligible to be selected for a sponsorship to attend the 2014 National Council on Economic Education Conference.

Please visit our official Drawing for Dollar$ page for detail information. https://econisok.org/our-programs/drawing-for-dollars/

2008 entry

2008 entry

2008 entry1st Place, 3-5-Division, Murphy Mills Metro Christian Academy

To see more drawings from previous competitions, check out the Drawing for Dollar$ Gallery at https://econisok.org/our-programs/drawing-for-dollars/drawing-for-dollars-gallery/

 

Announcing the 2013 OCEE Teacher of the Year!

Ann Kennedy - OCEE 2013 Teacher of the Year

 

OCEE Teacher of the Year: Ann Kennedy, Southeast High School

The Oklahoma Council on Economic Education (OCEE) is pleased to announce the 2014 OCEE Teacher of the Year has been awarded to Ann Kennedy, teacher from Southeast High School in Oklahoma City Public Schools.  The award presentation was held during the OCEE 2013 Annual Meeting held at the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City, Oklahoma City Branch.

The award given each year, recognizes classroom teachers (elementary, middle and secondary) who have made outstanding contributions to the teaching of economics and/or personal financial literacy in the public or independent schools of Oklahoma. Ann Kennedy has been teaching for 27 years and is an OCEE Master Teacher of Personal Finance and has led several initiatives in training and preparing fellow Master Teachers to teach others and as well as develop and prepare state specific lesson plans regarding HB 1476 Passport to Financial Literacy.

“Ms. Kennedy is passionate about teaching and improving the understanding of economics and personal finance among students and teachers in our state,” said Amy Lee, OCEE Executive Director. “We are thrilled to honor Ms. Kennedy in this way, OCEE and the State of Oklahoma are very fortunate to have her enthusiasm to help prepare our young people for the real-world.”