Thanks to all teams that participated in the 2015 Economics Challenge Competition and congratulations to the state Competition winners, Carmel High School in the Adam Smith Division and Carmel High School in the David Ricardo Division! The members of the Adam Smith winning team were Kevin Mi, Joseph Philleo, Michael Wong, Brendan Yap. The members of the David Ricardo winning team were Samantha Bleykham, Allen Zhang, Pranav Sriram and Ruth Zhong. Their teacher is Michelle Foutz
The winning teams will advance to the national semi-final competition which will be held on April 16 for a chance to compete at the National competition in New York in May!
See http://www.econed-in.org/ec_winners.asp for a complete listing of winners at each site and participating schools.
Congrats to all of the participating students!
These resource guides were developed for teachers in fifth and seventh grades to assist with economics instruction. The resources in these guides are among the best print and web-based lesson plans available from the Council for Economic Education (CEE), the Indiana Council for Economic Education (ICEE) including the KidsEcon Posters (KEP) materials, and other sources.
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Lessons is the guides are organized by Indiana Academic Standards for the Social Studies/Economics.
5th Grade Econ Resource Guide (pdf)
7th Grade Econ Resource Guide (pdf)
ICEE is pleased to announce the Econ Poster Contest is being held for students in grades 1 through 12. The Econ Poster Contest is a great opportunity for your students to express their creativity while learning important economic concepts. Prizes will be awarded to the top entries! Please have your entries postmarked to ICEE by May 15, 2015.
See contest details as well as images from last year's winners at http://www.econed-in.org/econposter.asp. Or, pass along the contest information to your Art teacher!
The KidsEcon Posters© project is dedicated to giving teachers the tools they need to help their students understand the exciting economic world around them – making them more effective producers, consumers, savers, investors, and voting citizens. At the heart of the project are 22 colorful economic posters, each describing an important economic concept identified in the National Standards in Economics and in most state Standards. All new KidsEcon Bingo and Activity Cards are now available.