A team of educators from across the country and around the globe joined the ChooseFI Foundation to create the PreK–12 Financial Literacy Curriculum to help students become ready for life after graduation. The curriculum is totally free, easy to implement, and easy to adapt.
Every year invention education experts at the National Inventors Hall of Fame (NIHF) collaborate with NIHF inductees to develop an all-new curriculum for Camp Invention. By integrating 21st-century learning with fun, hands-on activities, the NIHF team ensures that each STEM education program not only aligns with state and national K–6 education standards but also provides the next generation of inventors with skills to last a lifetime.
The Bill of Rights Institute and Hoover Institution at Stanford University have launched a new curriculum that will help educators and students explore the intersection of economics and civic life in the United States. The Building Blocks of Progress is a full multimedia, blended learning experience consisting of 13 videos and six lesson plans.
Each month we publish blogs and newsletters full of digital learning, funding, professional growth, social media, and STEM resources. Below are items from our blogs and newsletters that educators turned to the most in August.
The National Economics Challenge (NEC), sponsored by the Council for Economic Education (CEE), is the nation’s only economics competition of its kind for high school students. Students are challenged to demonstrate their knowledge and understanding of micro- and macroeconomic principles, as well as the world economy.
This fall Jackson Charitable Foundation is supporting The University of Chicago Financial Education Initiative to provide 100 high school teachers and approximately 5,000 high school students free access to finEDge, a semester-long financial education curriculum designed by The University of Chicago.
PenChecks Trust and EduNetwork Partners have teamed up for a second year of the Financial Future Challenge, a national program challenging students aged 7–14 to learn money management skills at a young age and create entries into the challenge to teach their peers what they have learned.
Marginal Revolution University’s Externalities and Incentives: The Economics of COVID is a short video that focuses on the positive externality of the COVID-19 vaccine and includes a set of practice questions. The video is free to download or view online.
Econ Lowdown is an award-winning platform with online resources from the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis. The free teacher portal, accessed by educators in nearly 100 countries, regions, and territories, provides K–12 resources that integrate with Canvas by Instructure.
IEEE REACH provides teachers and students with educational resources that explore the relationship between technology and engineering history and their complex relationships with society, politics, economics, and culture.