school children leave high school equipped
with the economic, financial literacy and
decision-making content and skills they
need to make informed, rational decisions
as consumers, workers, citizens, savers,
investors and participants in the global
Maintaining the MCEE website at www.econed.org
Sponsoring signature programs
Stock Market Game™
The Poster Contest
Assisting with curriculum writing
Providing Professional Development for educators
Original Lesson Plan (Due on/before 5:00 p.m. Oct. 25,2013)
Based on a literary or informational text
Aligned to one or more of Maryland’s Financial Literacy Standards ANDReading and/or Mathematics Common Core
Using same format as MCEE lessons distributed throughout the Institute
Field Test/Written Summary (Due on/before 5:00 p.m. Oct. 25, 2013)
Teach your original lesson (as outlined above) to your students
Submit a written summary that includes: student’s response to the lesson, what did/did not work, changes you would make in the future based on the success/failure of the field test
Pre-Survey: Completed on Day 1 of the course
Post-Survey: Completed in November
You will receive notification relative to the method of taking the test, i.e. ScanTron, Survey Monkey, Online testing site, etc….
Results will remain anonymous
No credits issued until the Behavioral Survey is returned in November
Financial Literacy Grades
A variety of materials to help you
Why Financial GradesLiteracy?
Your source for understanding aspects of Financial Literacy
Defines what students should know and be able to do at various points in time
Specific grade-level curriculum to be developed by the individual LEAs
3. Implemented: September 2011
Making informed responsible decisions
Relate careers, education, and income
Plan and Manage Money
Managing credit and debt
Creating and building wealth
Managing risks and preserving wealth
Making financial choices (includes resources,
decision-making process, opportunity cost)
Workers; The health, strength, talents, education and skills that humans can use to produce goods and services.
Gifts of nature that can be used to produce goods and services
Tools; the goods that are manufactured or constructed by people and used to produce other goods and services.
The next best choice!
A personal interest in helping others, especially through gifts to charity
Things that people make or grow
that satisfy economic wants; things
desired by consumers and supplied
Community jobs; Actions (jobs)
that people do for each other
Impact of education, interest & skills on
income (What Personal Finance is About pgs.6-8)
Potential sources of income
How income affects spending
Relationships among education, skills, economic conditions, and income
Sources of income
August 6, 2013
8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
August 7, 2013
8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Go to: https://university.educatedinvestor.com/university/login.xml?for=MDFLI
(Will email you the link to cut/paste onto
Username: Your email address
Must complete the following modules:
Getting Started with Saving and Investing
Basics of Personal Finance
Basics of Investing
Working with Financial Advisors
Due: August 5, 2013 by 5:00 p.m.
Complete: Investment Risks module
Submit: a one page summary with a recommendation about whether it should be added to the Institute and why
Please complete …
today’s evaluation sheet.