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Financial Literacy Resources

The Mississippi Council for Economic Education is hosting a free webinar on Tuesday, February 17.  It is entitled Math in the Real World.  Lesson plans to accompany the 30-minute webinar are FREE!

Math in the Real World (MITRW), one of CEE’s newest teacher resources, brings together the expertise of math teachers and economics teachers to create interdisciplinary lessons that teach important personal finance and economic concepts in the context of math lessons.

Led by two MITRW lesson developers, this webinar will give you

An introduction to MITRW
A demonstration of a lesson
Suggestions on how the lesson can be used in the classroom

Speakers:

Martha Rush, Social Studies teacher, Mound View High School, MN
David Mushrush, Special Education, Algebra with Probability and Stats teacher, Cape Henlopen High School, DE

If you are teaching math, economics or personal finance in grades 9-12 then this webinar is for you!   Please share this with your co-workers.

Use the link below to register for the webinar.

https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/558554470106465794

If you have questions or need help with registering, contact Allie.  She is very helpful and will be glad to assist you.  Here is her phone number.  601-974-1325

Lastly, if you need information to share with students with financial literacy, check out NEFE’s work.  The latest resource is called Cash Course.  Here is the link for you to view. http://www.cashcourse.org/

Have a great day!

Michelle

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Posted by on February 13, 2015 in Uncategorized

 

Updated Website, Resources, and More

Good afternoon!  It seems like we have another 6 weeks of winter since the groundhog saw his shadow.  If we are going to have some cold, I want some snow of a decent amount to go with it.  We all need the fun of acting like kids, building snowmen, and eating snow ice cream.  If we have snow in the coming weeks, let’s make sure we avoid any injuries.

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Posted by on February 3, 2015 in Uncategorized