Teaching Economics and Financial Literacy Conference
Sixth Annual K-12 Teaching Economics and Financial Literacy Conference
January 24, 2014
Econ Illinois’ Sixth Annual K-12 Teacher Conference is scheduled to take place at the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago on Friday, January 24, 2014. This all day conference promises to bring engaging presentations featuring a wide variety of media to deliver both content and pedagogy. Designed to bring all levels of the multi-media world to the K-12 classroom, lessons and activities will target many learning styles. This 2014 Conference will feature the latest tools and applications used by educators when aligning to the Common Core State Standards in Mathematics and English/Language Arts.
Registration, meals, participation stipends, and curriculum materials will be made available at no financial cost to each eligible full time K-12 Illinois teacher. Registration and attendance requirements apply. Registration opens November 1, 2013.
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Teachers engage in hands-on activities at the Conference.
Teacher feedback includes:
- This conference invigorates me each year. The resources provided and the knowledge and expertise of the presenters is amazing!
- I’ve attended a number of Econ Illinois’ programs and they are all extremely well organized. I always leave with great ideas, materials, and activities! Thank you for helping teachers help their students become better consumers and better decision makers.
- Financial literacy is vitally important in this day and age and our students need the tools to be able to navigate the financial and economic world for themselves. This conference offers hands on activities relevant to today’s curriculum and today’s economy.
The Conference and the accompanying materials were made available to teachers through the support of the Council for Economic Education.