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Council for Economic Education Professional Development
Are you looking for new ways to help your students develop critical thinking and problem solving skills?
Sign-Upfor Free Workshops this Spring


Date: April 8, 2015
Time: 9:00 am-3:00 pm
Location: SIBL Library, 35th & Madison Ave., Manhattan
April 8
Financial Fitness for Life(Grades K-5)

This financial literacy curriculum for grades K to 5 uses engaging strategies to teach children about earning income, saving, spending, credit and money management.




  • Continuing Education Units: 6
  • Complimentary Resource:Financial Fitness for Life (K-2, 3-5)
  • Lunch will be provided

Date: April 29, 2015Time: 4:30 pm-7:30 pmLocation:SIBL Library, 188 Madison Ave., Manhattan

April 29

Discover how a collection of traditional children's stories can give your classroom an instant economic boost while infusing more reading comprehension and language arts skills into your everyday instruction.


  • Continuing Education Units: 3
  • Complimentary Resource:Teaching Economics Using Children's Literature
  • Dinner will be provided

Date: May 29, 2015
Time: 9:00 am-3:00 pmLocation:UFT Headquarters, 52 Broadway, 19th FloorRegister Today =>

Don't miss this unique workshop, which will teach you how to simulate real-world economic activity in your classroom and help your students set up and run their own classroom businesses.Your students will collaborate in creative ways to manufacture, market and sell their products.



  • Continuing Education Units: 6
  • Complimentary Resources:Economics and Entrepreneurship: Operating a Classroom Business in the Elementary and Middle SchoolandThe Classroom Mini-Economy
  • Lunch will be provided

Date: June 3, 2015Time: 4:30-7:30 pm
Location:SIBL Library, 188 Madison Ave., Manhattan
Register Today =>

Your young students can improve their math skills while learning basic economic principles such as choice, scarcity, goods and services, barter and specialization. Assessment tasks are differentiated at three levels.




  • Continuing Education Units: 3
  • Complimentary Resource:K thru 2 Can Do! Math and Economics
  • Dinner will be provided


Council for Economic Education
122 East 42nd Street
Suite 2600
New York, New York 10168
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