The MoneyWiseTeen Contest Teaches Economic Reasoning with a Fun Team-Based Project!
- Involves students of all skill and knowledge levels in a team-based activity
- Connects students with economics to foster deeper learning in a creative context
- Based on an internationally recognized and award-winning web-based program
- Helps students use economic reasoning to become college and career ready
- Students study the ten (10) modules either in class or on their own. Modules available at www.moneywiseteen.org or on our YouTube channel
- Teachers prepare the students using the MoneyWiseTeen Teachers Manual and Lesson Plans to teach Economic Reasoning. Additional lessons found on the MoneyWiseTeen Program page
- Students prepare a 3-5 minute video illustrating one of the economic concepts taught in the lessons. Students may use their phone, video camera, digital camera or webcam. High-quality resolution is not required. Students may choose ONE of the following topics:
- Scarcity and Economics
- Choice and Opportunity Cost
- Human Capital
- Compound Interest
- Price Determination** (3 extra points for this topic)
- Benefit/Cost Analysis** (3 extra points for this topic)
- Marginal Thinking** (3 extra points for this topic)
- Videos must be uploaded online to CCEE by November 20th 5pm PST.
- Winners will be announced on December 4th, 2013.
- Each member of the winning team and the teacher receives $500, 2nd place $300, and 3rd place $150.
Submit your video
- Click on the button below to open the upload page
VIDEO UPLOAD PAGE
- Choose the file from your computer. Use file name format: [YourSchoolName]/[ConceptCoveredInTheVideo]“
- Supported video formats are: mov, mpeg4, avi, wmv, mpegps, flv, 3gpp, webM.
- Click the upload video button
- Fill up the form below to inform us of your submission.
- If you are having problems, Please email Ginger Markevicius, CCEE Director of Teacher Relations, announcing your submission
- All submissions will receive a confirmation notice with 24 hours
Teachers say students learn about personal finance, but also gain confidence in project-based group work by competing in the MoneyWiseTeen Contest.
See our YouTube channel with past participants and winners of the MoneyWise Teen competition:
Click here to see our youtube channel