SC Economics Poster Contest
Color the concepts! A competition for K-8 students to illustrate 1 of 6 economics concepts. Sixteen winners will receive $25. Winners of poster contest will be featured in the 2017-18 SC Economic Concepts Calendar.
SC Young Entrepreneur
Each year, SC Economics recognizes five elementary, middle or high school students who demonstrate a keen entrepreneurial spirit. These young people have met the challenge of starting their own businesses, understand the costs and benefits of working for themselves, and are willing to share their experiences with their peers.$100 cash prize to winners!
The InvestWrite contest builds a bridge between classroom learning (using the Stock Market Game) and allows students to have a cross-curricular, project-based, and authentic experience. SC Economics and the SIFMA Foundation proudly awarded TWO national winners last year from Chapin Intermediate School! Deadline for essay submission: December 14th!
Unlimited, free access to K-12 lesson plans and activities for economic concepts and financial literacy!
The Fiscal Ship
The Fiscal Ship challenges players to put the federal budget on a sustainable course. Measured as a share of gross domestic product (GDP), the federal debt is higher than at any time since the end of World War II. Identify goals for the United States and help put us on the right course using this fun, interactive game!
Econ Book Club
One book, one meeting, each semester
Interested in engaging in lively dialogue with adults? Join our Econ Book Club! We will read an economics related book each semester and gather together at a local restaurant for food and discourse. Participants are welcome, even if they have not read. :) Email Amanda Stiglbauer email@example.com if you would like more information!
Gen i Revolution
This free, online personal finance game for high school students can be played online, on a tablet device, and via Facebook. Students assume the role of a secret agent assigned to solve a variety of financial problems--in the form of 15 missions--and defeat the "Murktide" of financial confusion that is spreading across the country.
Vault--Future Scholar Financial Literacy Program
This interactive financial education course, powered by EverFi, is a web-based, new-media learning platform that brings complex financial concepts to life for today’s digital generation.
Stock Market Game
This online game provides students with a unique, hands-on opportunity to learn about investing and how the economy works. Competing on a team of 3-5 students, learners manage a virtual portfolio of $100,000 for 10 weeks, September 26-December 2. Grades 4th-12th, with a teacher division as well!