Jump$tart Educator Conference

Creating an Engaging Paperless Classroom

Saturday Night Live Debt Skit

2013 Survey of Online Learning

  • 35% of all college students were enrolled in at least 1 online course in 2013.
  • Current online enrollment growth rate is 6.1%
  • 74% of academic leaders rate the learning outcomes in online education as similar or superior to face-to-face instruction.

See the study here

Learning Management System

A learning management system (LMS) is a software application for the administration, documentation, tracking, reporting and delivery of electronic educational technology (also called e-learning) education courses or training programs.

LMS range from systems for managing training and educational records to software for distributing online or blended/hybrid college courses over the Internet with features for online collaboration.

Blackboard or Course Sites (free version of Blackboard)

In Macomb: bb91.misd.net

Common$ense Economics

Common Sense Economics is a highly readable book. It is written for those individuals wanting to understand how the economy works, what can be done to generate wealth, and how to make sound economic choices and financial decisions. This book covers the basic concepts of economics and applies them to both political and personal decision-making. It is divided into four parts: (1) Twelve Key Elements of Economics, (2) Seven Major Sources of Economic Progress, (3) Economic Progress and the Role of Government, and (4) Twelve Key Elements of Practical Personal Finance.


A new-media learning platform that uses the latest technology – video, animations, 3-D gaming, avatars, and social networking – to bring complex financial concepts to life for today’s digital generation.


Google Forms

Google Forms is a tool that allows collecting information from users via a personalized survey or quiz. The information is then collected and automatically connected to a spreadsheet with the same name. The spreadsheet is populated with the survey and quiz responses.

Grading a Stock

PNC Christmas Price Index

Life Event-Budgeting & Saving

Life Event-Retirement

Google Presentations

You can edit a file at the same time as other people with edit access in Google Docs, Sheets, Slides, Forms, and Drawings. When someone makes an edit, their change will automatically appear on your screen if you’re viewing the file, with their name next to their cursor so that you can see who is typing.

Ten Principles of Economics

Let's try!: http://goo.gl/8qutuc


EconEdLink provides a premier source of classroom-tested, Internet-based economic and personal finance lesson materials for K-12 teachers and their students. With over 447 lessons to choose from, teachers can use as many of the lessons as they would like and as often as they would like.

Econedlink Educator Resources

St. Louis Federal Reserve Econlowdown

Award-winning, FREE classroom resources for K-16 educators to use to teach about money and banking, economics, personal finance and the Federal Reserve. FREE resources for consumers and others who want to learn about economics, personal finance and the Federal Reserve.


The Stock Market Game

The Stock Market Game (SMG) is designed to support team-based, cooperative learning through lessons that engender student-centered teaching. Recent research in education supports the paradigm built by both advocates of instruction for multiple learning styles and supporters of the "No Child Left Behind" educational philosophy.

The Stock Market Game

The Stock Market Game App

Yahoo Finance


eduCanon is an online learning environment to create and share interactive video lessons. Teachers begin with any YouTube, Vimeo, or TeacherTube video content (screencasts, Khan Academy, Minute Physics, TED, NOVA, etc.) and transform what is traditionally passive content into an active experience for students. By time-linking activities that students engage with as the video progresses the content is segmented into digestible components - increasing student engagement and, through our real-time monitoring, informing the next day’s lesson planning.


Income Inequality

Mail Chimp

Online email marketing solution to manage contacts, send emails and track results. Offers plug-ins for other programs.


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