MoneyWiseTeen Contest teaches economic basics in a financial context
Register for contests and lessons at www.econworks.org
- Students go through one or more of the ten modules either in class or on their own. Modules available at www.moneywiseteen.org
- Students prepare a 2-5 minute video illustrating the major messages of lessons. Students may use their phone, video camera, digital camera, webcam. High-quality resolution is not required.
- Videos must be sent to CCEE by April 10, 5pm PST.
- Six videos are selected from Southern California and Northern California teams. The Northern California Contest is April 16 at the San Francisco Federal Reserve; the Southern California Contest is April 24 at the Nixon Library in Yorba Linda, CA.
- Finalists present their videos to a group of judges. CCEE covers mileage to the finals.
- Each member of the winning team and the teacher receives $500, 2nd place $300, and 3rd place $150.
- Review one or more of the 10 lessons at www.moneywiseteen.org
- Use these guidelines about making a video
- Check your work against the 2013 rubric
- Test your knowledge with the pre- and post-test
Submit your video
- Go to YouTube.com, select “Sign In” in the top right corner
- Username: cceecontest
- Password: mwtcontest2012
- Select “Upload” in the top center of the screen
- Upload the file from your computer
- Use file name format: [YourSchoolName]/[ConceptCoveredInTheVideo]“
- Sign out of YouTube by clicking the MWT logo in the upper right corner, then select “Sign Out”
- Email Elle Charles, CCEE Director of Teacher Relations, announcing your submission
- All submissions will receive a confirmation notice with 24 hours
Don’t forget to take the MoneyWiseTeen 2012 Post-Test!
Teachers said students learn about personal finance, but also gain confidence and public speaking skills, by competing in the MoneyWiseTeen Contest.