UT Tyler

Center for Economic Education and Financial Literacy

Upcoming Workshops

 Workshop Title: Teaching Economics Through Sports for High School Social Studies and CTE

Audience: High School Teachers, Grades 9-12

Connect with your students and teach where they are - on the field, on the court, or in the pool. Come explore lessons for teaching economics concepts through the lens of sports - think monopoly, free agency, entrepreneurship, labor market issues, salary caps, and command economy athletes coming to the U.S. Use your economics TEKS to give your class a thorough workout with these new sports lesson ideas game plans!

  • Date: Thursday, December 7, 2017
  • Location: Region 7 Educational Service Center
  • Sponsored by: Texas Bank & Trust, Austin Bank, Southside Bank
  • Registration: Region 7 Educational Service Center, Cheri Hood at chood@esc7.net 
  • Questions: Susan Doty at sdoty@uttyler.edu or Cheri Hood at chood@esc7.net

Workshop Title: Stock Market Game™

Audience: Middle School Math Teachers
Engage, Explore, Educate! Teachers consistently tell us about the positive influence our programs have on their students. The educational impact of the SIFMA Foundation's Stock Market Game™ is unmatched, with proven increases in student attendance, engagement and class participation, and improved academic performance and financial behavior.

  • Date: Saturday, December 2nd, 2017
  • Location: The University of Texas at Tyler
  • Sponsored by: Texas Bank & Trust, Austin Bank, Southside Bank
  • Registration: Invitation only
  • Questions: Susan Doty at sdoty@uttyler.edu

Workshop Title: Stock Market Game™

Audience: 4th-12th grade teachers - Math, CTE, Social Studies, G/T
Engage, Explore, Educate! Teachers consistently tell us about the positive influence our programs have on their students. The educational impact of the SIFMA Foundation's Stock Market Game™ is unmatched, with proven increases in student attendance, engagement and class participation, and improved academic performance and financial behavior.

  • Date: Tuesday, January 16th, 2018
  • Location: Region 7 ESC, Kilgore Texas
  • Sponsored by: Texas Bank & Trust, Austin Bank, Southside Bank
  • Registration: Cheri Hood at chood@esc7.net
  • Questions: Susan Doty at sdoty@uttyler.edu

Workshop Title: TEKS and the Challenges

Audience: 6th-12th grade teachers - Math, CTE, Social Studies
Learn how to coach your students to success in the Economics Challenge and Personal Finance Challenge competitions, all while meeting the required standards in Texas economics and financial literacy strands.

  • Date: Tuesday, February 13th, 2018
  • Location: Region 7 ESC, Kilgore Texas
  • Sponsored by: Texas Bank & Trust, Austin Bank, Southside Bank
  • Registration: Cheri Hood at chood@esc7.net
  • Questions: Susan Doty at sdoty@uttyler.edu

Workshop Title: Elementary Math and PFL

Audience: K-5 teachers
Math and economics TEKS are integral to the elementary curriculum. This workshop will provide examples of how you can introduce student-centered basic economic concepts that are reinforced through math activities. You will also discover how a collection of children's stories can give your classroom an instant economic boost at the same time infusing more reading comprehension and language arts skills. Come have fun with us!

  • Date: Tuesday, March 20th, 2018
  • Location: Region 7 ESC, Kilgore Texas
  • Sponsored by: Texas Bank & Trust, Austin Bank, Southside Bank
  • Registration: Cheri Hood at chood@esc7.net
  • Questions: Susan Doty at sdoty@uttyler.edu

Workshop Title: High School Government and Economics

Audience: High School Government and Economics teachers
Participants will learn exciting new ways to teach economics and to integrate economics into government classes. We will explore lessons in Sports Economics, Behavioral Economics, and Understanding Fiscal Responsibility.

  • Date: Tuesday, April 24th, 2018
  • Location: Region 7 ESC, Kilgore Texas
  • Sponsored by: Texas Bank & Trust, Austin Bank, Southside Bank
  • Registration: Cheri Hood at chood@esc7.net
  • Questions: Susan Doty at sdoty@uttyler.edu

 

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