Middle School Workshops

 

 

 

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Environmental Economics

Description: Environmental Economics: (definition) the application of the principles of economics to the study of how environmental and natural resources are developed and managed. Click here to download a workshop flyer.

For: Middle and High School Teachers (grades 6-12)

Where: MSU Coastal Research & Extension Center, Biloxi; 9:00am-4:00pm

Requirements: Must bring a laptop computer or tablet with capability to hookup to wi-fi.

When: April 28, 2018

Fee: $25 registration fee

What’s in it for me?: $50 stipend, free curriculum, lunch provided and 0.7 CEUs at no cost.

Contact: 601-974-1325 or mscee@millsaps.edu

Registration Deadline: April 16, 2018

 

 

 

 

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Master Teacher of Economics

Description: Economics is really cool! There is no other subject that is more “real world”. Learn how to teach the subject in an exciting, engaging and hands-on manner through the Master Teacher in Economics (MTE) program. It is designed for middle and high school teachers to increase their economic understanding. This improves teachers’ abilities to bring economics to their students in stand-alone economics courses or to integrate economics as a strand within social studies and business curricula.

For: Middle school and high school teachers

Where: Hybrid – Millsaps College, Jackson (14 hours) / Online (61 hours)

Requirements:
Principal Support Letter for MTE
• Must bring a laptop computer or tablet with capability to hookup to wi-fi.

When: Class will meet TWICE in person from 9:00am-4:00pm on the following days :

    • Intro/Orientation- Monday, June 18, 2018
    • Closing- Monday, July 30, 2018

**Attendance is required at BOTH in person classes. The majority of the course will be completed online.

What’s in it for me?: 7.5 CEUs, lesson plans, possible 193 economics endorsement on license

Contact: 601-974-1325; mscee@millsaps.edu

Registration Deadline: Monday, May 25, 2018

 

 

 

 

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Master Teacher of Personal Finance

Description: The Master Teacher in Personal Finance (MTPF) program is designed to provide middle and high school teachers with the personal finance content necessary to teach a high school personal finance course or to incorporate the topic into other courses, i.e. business, math, ICT, College and Career Readiness. In addition to content instruction, teachers will learn about a variety of high-quality resources they can use to teach the content in the classroom. The content and classroom resources are aligned with National Standards for Financial Literacy produced by the national Council for Economic Education. Teachers that complete this program are required to participate with students in MCEE student programs, i.e. the Finance Challenge.  In addition, pre and post-testing of students using MCEE provided tests is required. This program is offered as a collaboration between the Mississippi Council on Economic Education, the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta, the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis, Treasurer’s Education About Money (TEAM) and the Mississippi Department of Education. Teachers who successfully complete the program will receive a $500 stipend ($250 payable upon successful completion of the course, $250 payable upon submission of pre/post test scores)

For: Middle school and high school teachers*

*Space in the pilot for the Master Teacher of Personal Finance program will be limited and acceptance will be granted on a first come, first serve basis with priority given to teachers of Personal Finance, Economics, ICT, Business, and College and Career Readiness (piloted in 2018-2019 by MDE). Teachers accepted to the first class will be expected to implement the curriculum in the 2018-2019 school year and provide MCEE with pre and post test data from their classes.

Where: Millsaps College, Jackson

Requirements:
Principal Support Letter for MTPF
• Must bring a laptop computer or tablet with capability to hookup to wi-fi.

When: Class will meet from 8:00am-5:00pm on the following days:

  • June 11, 2018
  • June 12, 2018
  • June 13, 2018
  • June 14, 2018
  • June 15, 2018

**Attendance is required all classes.

What’s in it for me?: 4.5 CEUs, lesson plans

Contact: 601-974-1325; mscee@millsaps.edu

Registration Deadline: June 1, 2018

 

 

 

 

 

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Stock Market Game

Description: The Mississippi Stock Market Game (SMG) is a simulation of a real market, designed to involve students in the world of finance and investing as a means of helping them learn about how a market economy works. Student teams of 3 to 5 students invest a hypothetical $100,000 in stocks and compete for the best portfolio performance. There are two separate 14-week programs each year; one in the Fall and one in the Spring.

The program is available to all public and private students throughout the state of Mississippi in grades 4 through 12. The program is adaptable for many different classes, including social studies, mathematics, economics, business, technology, gifted, MOD, Special Education, and club activities. Students learn to develop team strategies, make decisions, and become informed about investment and economic terms. They also learn to see the connection between world events and their investments.

In this ONLINE ON-DEMAND teacher training, learn how to implement the SMG in your classroom!

For: 4-12 grade teachers

When: NOW!

Where: ONLINE!

Fee: No registration fee

Requirements: Must have a desktop, laptop or tablet with internet capability.

What’s in it for me?: Free curriculum and 0.5 CEUs. (CEU’s will only be awarded for the first completion of the course)

Contact: 601-974-1325 or mscee@millsaps.edu

 

 

 

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