News and Noteworthy Information for Educators
You will find news and announcements of interest to Arkansas educators below. If you'd like to share your news, please contact Claudia at Claudia@economicsarkansas.org. Thank you.
Sammy's Big Dream will bring free personal finance resources to every elementary school in Arkansas in early 2019. Nov. 2018
Program Tips and Bits, Nov. 2018 now online
Grab & Go Economics--Concept Guides (formerly known as Economics Concept Connector Guides) are now available for online ordering. October 2018
The iNSPIRE lesson plans and PPPs now online. October 2018
Program Tips and Bits, Aug. 2018 now online
Program Tips and Bits, Jan. 2018 now online
Program Tips and Bits, Dec. 2017 now online
Program Tips and Bits, Nov. 2017 now online
March 2017 Program Highlights now available. March 2017
The 2017-18 Economics Concept Calendar is now available for viewing and downloading. December 2016
Introducing "The Bessie." November 2016
Winners of the 2016 BBM awards announced. September 2016
Great online article, The 74 Million, about G&T teacher Shelina Warren of Pine Bluff. June 2016
Read our May 2016 program highlights here. May 2016
Congratulations to the 2015 Bessie B. Moore Winners. Sept. 15, 2015
Great news story of Doug Vann, chemistry teacher at Bryant High School, for winning a Bessie B. Moore award in Nov. 2014
Congratulations to the 2014 Bessie B. Moore award winners!
The Global Economic Education Alliance and several partnership organizations are hosting an Economic Education Teacher Study Tour to Peru during spring break in March 2015. For more information and an application, click here.
Experience "Economics for All Seasons," a new addition to our Educational Resources page. (Scroll down just a tad.) You'll find economic and personal finance lesson plans and resources based on the themes of the seasons. Check out "A Harvest of Economic Activities" and " 'tis the Season for Economics."
Economics Arkansas is now accepting partnership agreements with school districts. Benefits include customized professional development, training to meet Arkansas History and Technology requirements, priority notice of upcoming PD opportunities and conferences, and refund of certain registration fees.
Stock Market Game training and registration now underway.
Apply now for an economic education grant of up to $750 for the 2014-15 school year. Deadline is Sept. 19.
Register now for the CEE National Conference, Oct. 8-11, 2014
"Show Me the Money," a short presentation about how to write an Economics Arkansas Economics Education Grant application is now available online.
Register Now for our Many Summer 2014 Professional Development opportunities, May 1, 2014
Register Now for the 8th Annual Economics Exchange on May 16, April 1, 2014
Governor Mike Beebe Declares April Financial Literacy Month, March 31, 2014
Click here for our event calendar.