Happy New Year! Virginia Council on Economic Education (VCEE) provides high quality interactive professional development opportunities for K-12 teachers to connect them with classroom-ready economics and personal finance resources. With the support of donors and partners, VCEE institutes and workshops are provided at no cost to teachers or school divisions.
In 2022, we served 1,500 teachers who would reach more than 109,000 students. We have also had 11,000 contact hours with these amazing educators over the last year. Additionally each educator will impact even more students every year as they continue to teach using our FREE customizable resources.
CULTIVATING AN ENTREPRENEURIAL MINDSET ACROSS K-5 SUBJECTS USING CHILDREN’S LITERATURE | Jan 12, 2023 – 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
THE STOCK MARKET GAME™: PROVEN EXPERIENCE-BASED LEARNING | Jan 17, 2023 – May 05, 2023
VIRTUAL MINI-COURSE: SAVING, INVESTING, & THE STOCK MARKET GAME™ | Jan 22, 2023 – Feb 04, 2023
THE STOCK MARKET GAME™: PROVEN EXPERIENCE-BASED LEARNING | Jan 25, 2023, 4:00 pm – 5:45 pm
ONLINE PERSONAL FINANCE INSTITUTE | Feb 13, 2023 – Mar 24, 2023
QUICK HIT: LET’S PLAN AN INTERNATIONAL TRIP | Feb 16, 2023, 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
QUICK HIT: MONEY TALES SERIES, SHEILA BAIR’S NEW BOOKS | Feb 28, 2023, 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
FUNDAMENTALS OF ENVIRONMENTAL ECONOMICS | Mar 06, 2023, 9:00 am – 3:30 pm
HITTING IT OUT OF THE PARK WITH ELEMENTARY ECONOMICS | Mar 21, 2023, 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
QUICK HIT: HITTING IT OUT OF THE PARK WITH SECONDARY ECONOMICS | Mar 22, 2023, 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
THE PRICE OF THIRST: WATER SCARCITY | Apr 06, 2023, 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
WATER SCARCITY ACROSS THE SEAS | Apr 11, 2023, 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
The Stock Market Game™ is an online simulation of the global capital markets that engages students grades 4-12 in the world of economics, investing, and personal finance. Students work in teams of 2 – 4 to perform research and evaluate trends in order to manage their $100,000 portfolio. Since its inception, The Stock Market Game™ has prepared nearly 20 million students for financially independent futures.
IMPORTANT SPRING GAME KEY DATES: 2/6/2023 – 6/2/2023 2/6/2023 – Trading opens. 2/17/2023 – Registration for Spring game closes. 3/3/2023 – Last day to add or delete Spring teams. 3/10/2023 – All Spring teams must trade by this date in order to be eligible for end-of-competition awards 4/21/2023 – END OF COMPETITION. TEAMS MAY CONTINUE TO TRADE UNTIL 6/3/2023.
ENHANCE THE GAME:
InvestWrite® is a culminating activity exclusively for students competing in The Stock Market Game™ that extends students’ classroom learning with a written challenge to address real-world financial issues and situations. Students must analyze, think critically and problem solve about a long-term saving and investing scenario.
Invest It Forward® connects educators and classrooms with financial industry professionals and firms. Teachers can request face-to-face or virtual meetings with financial professionals for their classrooms.
Thinking of bringing the Stock Market Game™ to your 4th-12th grade class? This online workshop helps make the most out of the experience – learning how to play the game as well as how to integrate this teaching tool into your existing classroom curriculum.
Thinking of bringing the Stock Market Game™ to your 4th-12th grade class? This online mini-course program helps make the most out of the experience – learning how to play the game as well as how to integrate this teaching tool into your existing classroom curriculum.
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