Tuesday, November 26, 2013

SMG Teacher Wins 3M Star in the Classroom Award

Congratulations to Danielle Gladstone for winning the 3M Star in the Classroom Award! According the eNews Park Forest, Danielle says:
“I could teach students the Stock Market Game all day long... I love it and so do the students. It integrates reading, math, and social studies while making fifth graders very savvy about the investment world. The curriculum is aligned with the Common Core Standards and... is a terrific teaching tool.”
Click Here to read more. The Stock Market Game in Illinois is distributed and managed by Econ Illinois.

Monday, November 25, 2013

Collaborating in Maryland for a Sound Financial Future

Last month, the Maryland Council on Economic Education partnered with the T. Rowe Price Foundation and Towson University to give students participating in the Maryland Stock Market Game at Thomas Johnson Elementary and Middle School an opportunity to engage in real world economics and investing. The students were from Dr. Sharon Smith's class.

Thank you to the Maryland Council on Economic Education, the T. Rowe Price Foundation, and Towson University for coming together and taking on the task of providing young students with a sound financial education.

Special Thanks to Dr. Sharon Smith for engaging her students in The Stock Market Game program.

Thursday, November 21, 2013

Sussex Tech SMG Advisor Named Innovative Educator

Congratulations to Stock Market Game Advisor William Anderson! The financial literacy teacher at Sussex County Technical School in Sparta Township, NJ was named Innovative Educator for September 2013. As a part of his prize package, he received sponsorship from Visa to attend this month's Jump$tart Coalition's National Educator Conference in Washington, DC.

Read more about William and his award in The Sparta Independent: http://bit.ly/I7axVG