To help students in North Texas and across the state develop an economic way of thinking and problem solving useful in their lives as knowledgeable consumers, prudent savers, informed investors, workforce members, responsible citizens, and global economy participants.
• Teacher Staff Development Training Workshops where our university affiliates provide teachers with content, curriculum and confidence to integrate economics, entrepreneurship and personal finance into any course from Kindergarten through 12th grade.
• The Stock Market Game(TM) where students in grades 4-12 invest an imaginary $100,000 in the real market to learn principles of investment while developing economic and financial literacy, research, critical thinking, teamwork, communication and math skills.
• The Economics Challenge(SM) where exceptional high school students are recognized for their knowledge of economic principles and their ability to apply problem-solving and critical thinking skills to real world events. Teams may compete at regional, state and national levels.
• The Personal Finance Challenge(SM) where students can showcase their knowledge of career preparation, earning income, budgeting, spending, credit, saving, investing and financial planning. Teams may compete at regional, state and national levels.