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Center for Economic Education and Entrepreneurship

The Center for Economic Education and Entrepreneurship is dedicated to support K-12 educators, K-16 students, and parents of students about the economic way of thinking and instilling in them an appreciation for these useful tools and their applications.

About the Center

The NMU-CEEE provides a variety of services, programs and resources including K-12 educator training programs, professional development workshops, graduate courses and more. Look for a our programs in this website and in our Facebook page.

The NMU-CEEE is the recipient of the 2012 Albert Beekhuis Center of Excellence Award from the National Council for Economic Education.

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Websites for Economic Educators

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“Teaching Economics to the Multimedia Generation” Participants will learn how to teach economics to the multimedia generation, experimenting with games, interactive media, social media, etc. to enhance economic learning. Laptop or iPad/tablet required. Participants who complete the course will receive a flash-drive of Virtual Economics 4.5, with over 1,400 K-12 lessons, developed by the national Council for Economic Education. Visit <a href="http://www.maresa.org/">maresa.org</a>Students from Grades 3-5 will learn about economics by exploring and investigating ice cream making. The first day the students will receive a visit from Jilly the cow. They will learn while actually making ice cream. The last day there will be a tour to the Jilbert dairy plant with free ice cream at the end! For more information and registration visit <a href="http://www.nmu.edu/seaborg/">nmu.edu/seaborg</a> or call 906-227-2002Award Ceremony on April 30, 2015. Winners: Emma Goodwin, Bothwell MS (center left); Amira Rowan, William G. Mather ES (center right); and Layla Husbeck and Isabelle Irwin, Blesch Intermediate School (not pictured). Also, Hugo Eyzaguirre, CEEE director (right); and Kevin Flohe, Economics Student Association co-president (left).More information: <a href="http://www.nmu.edu/ceee/sites/Drupalceee/files/UserFiles/PosterContestUP.PDF">nmu.edu/ceee/sites/Drupalceee/files/UserFiles/PosterContestUP.PDF</a>The U.P. Economics Challenge finals were held Saturday, March 14, 2015. Mid-Peninsula and Westwood High schools competed quiz bowl style on NMU’s campus. Westwood won and became the first U.P. Champion. More information: <a href="http://www.nmu.edu/ceee/economics-challenge-2015#overlay-context=economics-challenge-2015">nmu.edu/ceee/economics-challenge-2015#overlay-context=economics-challenge-2015</a>The CEEE is the proud leader of the “Your Wealth” lecture series. Learn more about recent speakers at <a href="http://www.nmu.edu/yourwealth/">nmu.edu/yourwealth</a>.

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Center for Economic Education and Entrepreneurship - NMUceee@nmu.edu906-227-1218

Cohodas Hall, Room 201

1401 Presque Isle Ave, Marquette, MI 49855