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Intersections: Spring 2006

Bulletin Board

Economic and Children's Literature

Registration Deadline: July 21, 2006

WHEN WHERE
August 8, 2006
8:30 a.m. — 3:30 p.m.

Genetti Hotel and Suites
200 West Fourth Street, Williamsport, PA 17701

August 10, 2006
8:30 a.m. — 3:30 p.m.

Lehigh University
Iacocca Hall, Bethlehem, PA 18015

August 16, 2006
8:30 a.m. — 3:30 p.m.

Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia
10 Independence Mall, Philadelphia, PA 19106

What: This one-day professional development program introduces elementary school educators to economics and personal finance concepts and demonstrates how to teach them using children’s literature. Taught by Federal Reserve economic education specialists, this program emphasizes active- and collaborative-learning teaching methodologies that help elementary school educators meet state and national standards in personal finance and economics while teaching language arts.

Prerequisites & Requirements: There are no prerequisites for this program. Open to grades K-6 educators.

Cost: There is a $20 registration fee payable by credit card at time of registration. Your registration fee includes breakfast and lunch and a copy of SPEC Publishers’ Economics in Children’s Literature curriculum package. We accept MasterCard, Visa, and American Express. Registration fee is nonrefundable after the registration deadline.

Credit: Upon completion of the one-day program, teachers will receive professional development credit in their respective states.


Personal Finance for the Middle School Classroom

Registration Deadline: July 21, 2006

WHEN WHERE
August 9, 2006
8:30 a.m. — 3:30 p.m.

Genetti Hotel and Suites
200 West Fourth Street, Williamsport, PA 17701

August 11, 2006
8:30 a.m. — 3:30 p.m.

Lehigh University
Iacocca Hall, Bethlehem, PA 18015

August 17, 2006
8:30 a.m. — 3:30 p.m.

Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia
10 Independence Mall, Philadelphia, PA 19106

What: This one-day professional development program introduces middle school educators to methods for teaching personal finance topics such as personal decision-making, saving, investing, budgeting, and the informed use of credit. Taught by Federal Reserve economic education specialists, this program emphasizes active- and collaborative-learning teaching methodologies that help middle school educators meet state and national standards in personal finance and economics.

Prerequisites & Requirements: There are no prerequisites for this program. Open to grades 6-8 educators.

Cost: There is a $20 registration fee payable by credit card at time of registration. Your registration fee includes breakfast and lunch and a copy of the National Council on Economic Education’s Financial Fitness for Life, Grades 6-8 curriculum package. We accept MasterCard, Visa, and American Express. Registration fee is nonrefundable after the registration deadline.

Credit: Upon completion of the one-day program, teachers will receive professional development credit in their respective states.

For more information about all of these programs, contact:
Dr. Andrew T. Hill, Economic Education Advisor, Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia
andrew.hill@phil.frb.org.

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