YouthBizCentral Overview of Entrepreneurship Curriculum
June 2, 2014 – 1:42 pm | Comments Off

Now you can have FREE access to YouthBizCentral’s ” Overview of Entrepreneurship” which is from the Jacobson Institute for Youth Entrepreneurship at the University of Iowa. YouthBizCentral is the online entrepreneurship curriculum that enables educators …

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YouthBizCentral Overview of Entrepreneurship Curriculum
June 2, 2014 – 1:42 pm | Comments Off

jacobsoninstituteNow you can have FREE access to YouthBizCentral’s ” Overview of Entrepreneurship” which is from the Jacobson Institute for Youth Entrepreneurship at the University of Iowa. YouthBizCentral is the online entrepreneurship curriculum that enables educators to teach the ‘entrepreneurial mindset’, encouraging creativity, innovation, critical thinking, and problem-solving – and also equipping students with the skills necessary to excel in the worlds of business and entrepreneurship. The YouthBizCentral curriculum is developed by the Jacobson Institute for Youth Entrepreneurship at The University of Iowa.

FREE access to this curriculum is now available!

Students using YouthBizCentral demonstrate:
24% increase in entrepreneurial knowledge test scores
8% increase in entrepreneurship self-efficacy

Of the teachers using YouthBizCentral:
96% report the website is easy to use
75% of teachers report satisfaction with overall curriculum content

Teachers using YouthBizCentral will also be offered University of Iowa Entrepreneurship Training. This provides you with supplemental knowledge and resources to enhance your teaching of entrepreneurship. And if you need or want academic credit, you can earn two graduate credit hours from The University of Iowa by completing this online course.

If you are interested in learning more, Jim Eisenreich and one of the coordinators at The University of Iowa will be presenting at a break-out session at the MBEI Fall Conference.

Don’t miss out. Sign up today for FREE access to YouthBizCentral!

Computer Science Teachers Association Workshop
June 2, 2014 – 1:34 pm | Comments Off

Computer Science Teachers Association of Minnesota would like to invite all teachers interested in starting a technology program, enhancing their existing technology program in programming, app development, or classes in the IT industry to attend …

Financial Education Grants Available
May 22, 2014 – 9:43 am | Comments Off
Financial Education Grants Available

United Educators Foundation is pleased to announce its 7th Annual Financial Education Grant program. This year, the Foundation increased its grant pool to $3,000, and will provide up to six $500 grants to teachers, departments …

MCEE Summer Professional Developent Opportunities
May 9, 2014 – 9:27 am | Comments Off
MCEE Summer Professional Developent Opportunities

The Minnesota Council on Economic Education, based at the University of Minnesota Twin Cities, is offering a number of professional development opportunities in economics and personal finance for K-12 teachers this summer. Each course covers …

2014 BPA College Division National Leadership Conference Winners
May 5, 2014 – 12:21 pm | Comments Off

Click here to see the 2014 BPA College Division National Leadership Conference winners

“Using Google Docs & Apps for Group Work” Webinar
April 24, 2014 – 3:49 pm | Comments Off

The southeast Minnesota Business Educators (SEMBEI) conducted a “Using Google Docs & Apps for Group Work” webinar on February 3, 2014. The presenter, Robert Andersen, has provided the recorded session for anyone to view.
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“Rubrics that Work” Webinar
April 24, 2014 – 3:41 pm | Comments Off

The southeast Minnesota Business Educators (SEMBEI) conducted a “Rubrics that Work” webinar on March 3, 2014. The presenter, Susan Hines has provided the PowerPoint slides and recorded session for anyone to view.
PowerPoint slides
Recorded session

MN Jump$tart Coalition’s Annual Financial Literacy Event
April 17, 2014 – 1:18 pm | Comments Off
MN Jump$tart Coalition’s Annual Financial Literacy Event

Join the Minnesota Jump$tart Coalition for its annual financial literacy event – Where There is Financial Literacy, There is Optimism.
The keynote speaker will be Chris Farrell, Economics Correspondent for American Public Media’s Marketplace program.
Date: Wednesday, …

Veteran Teacher Refresher Workshop
April 17, 2014 – 12:19 pm | Comments Off

MBEI presents:
Veteran Teacher Refresher Workshop
 
When: June 26, 2014
Where: MN Department of Education
Tentative time: 8-4 pm
Workshop is FREE! Breakfast, lunch and CEU’s will be provided.
Please join us at the MN Department of Education for a day …

2014 Emerging Teacher Workshop
April 10, 2014 – 3:09 pm | Comments Off

MBEI is happy to be able to offer the emerging teacher workshop again this year! This event will be held Wednesday, June 25th at the Minnesota Department of Education Roseville. Click here for more details …

Call for Nominations!
April 9, 2014 – 2:43 pm | Comments Off
Call for Nominations!

It’s spring and only a few months left of this current school year. This is the perfect time to take a few moments to look at the MBEI website and check out the nomination forms. …