The Purdue Center for Economic Education offers both formal economics courses and non-credit programs for teachers, employee groups, and other adult audiences; develops new instructional materials and programs; conducts research on the economic literacy of students, teachers, and the general public; and conducts formal evaluation studies of instructional materials and programs
Purdue Center for Economic Education
425 West State Street
West Lafayette, IN 47907-2056
We offer training programs for K-12 teachers in Benton, Carroll, Clinton, Fountain, Montgomery, Tippecanoe, White, and Warren Counties
This site was last updated on 2/27/14
SEE LISTING FOR ALL CURRENT WORKSHOPS IN THE "Materials & Programs" TAB ABOVE
Now Accepting Entries for Econ Poster Contest
Teachers of Grades 1 - 12:
ICEE's Econ Poster Contest is a great opportunity for your students to express their creativity while learning important economic concepts. The contest is open to all students in grades 1 - 12. Please have your entries postmarked to ICEE by May 16, 2014. Prizes will be awarded to top entries!
See contest details as well as images from last year's winners at http://www.econed-in.org/econposter.asp. Or, pass along the contest information to your Art teacher!
Want to learn more about Art & Economics? Check out these resources:
Personal Finance Challenge
High School Teachers:
You still have time to register teams for The Personal Finance Challenge, an online competition designed to encourage students to study personal finance concepts. Teams, consisting of 4 high school students per team, compete for prizes and the opportunity to travel to St. Louis, Missouri where they will represent Indiana in the national championship competition. The first place team will receive $200 cash and a trip to the national competition. Second place team will receive $100 cash prize. Third place team members and coaches will each receive $10 subway gift cards. The top scoring team at each school will receive Indiana Personal Finance T-Shirts. The top team will have a chance to compete at the National Competition in St. Louis. For more information and/or to register your team, go to http://www.econed-in.org/financechallenge.asp. The online state competition runs from February 24 - 28, 2014.
Money Smart Kid 2014 Essay Contest
: Grades 6-8
Photos from 2013 General Economics Summer Workshop
Purdue Center for Economic Education.pptx A PowerPoint describing all of the activities of the Center - history, workshops and conferences conducted world-wide, and affiliations.
Visit our new website: Economics and Art
A tool for teachers and the public to understand economics through paintings, drawings and engravings. A growing set of slide shows featuring individual artists including Norman Rockwell, the Brueghels and Diego Rivera, as well as particular economic concepts on "Capital Resources & Technology"; "Leisure & Recreation"; "Economic Functions of Government & Public Choice"; and "Money, Banking, Financial Crises & Bubbles" to name a few, with discussion questions for students at the end of each slide show.
Website URL: .https://intra.krannert.purdue.edu/sites/econandart/Pages/Home.aspx
Using Art to Teach Economics.pdf - Journal of Economic Education
New and Enduring Topics and Trends in Economic Education Research, Korean Journal of Economic Education, 19 (1), 2012: 147-80 (in English)
New and Enduring Topics and Trends in Economic Education Research.pptx - PowerPoint
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