Free 10 Day Trip to Japan for Educators!

Dear Educators, Hello and best wishes for a wonderful holiday season and prosperous 2011! Why not challenge yourself this new year with a trip next summer to Japan? This is a friendly reminder that applications for the 2011 Keizai Koho Fellowship Program must be received by February 11, 2011. Below are details about the fellowship. Be sure to have a look at the website and check this not-to-be missed all expense paid ten day tour! Who: Middle and High School teachers of Economics, Social Studies, and History. Supervisors, specialists, and school administrators at the district and state levels; and faculty associated with colleges directly concerned with the training of K-12 teachers. What: Two-week Educator Tour of major industrial and corporate facilities, meetings with key business leaders, meetings with educators including school visits, discussions with teachers and students, and a home stay with a Japanese family in Japan. Where: The ten-day itinerary in Japan will focus on Tokyo. Typically, there is at least one scheduled visit to a destination outside of Tokyo. When: June 29 РJuly 8, 2011 (Tentative) Why: For an opportunity to learn first hand about contemporary Japanese society and enhance the teaching of Japan in the classroom. How: Apply Now!   Applications are due February 11,...

To New Hampshire High School Teachers:

Please bring your student teams to compete in this year’s New Hampshire Economics Challenge, which is being held at Southern New Hampshire University on Monday March 15. Registration and other competition information is shown on the web site of the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston, which is co-sponsoring the event. We hope to see you there! http://www.bos.frb.org/education/competitions/economics-challenge/index.htm Best wishes, Margaret Brooks, Ph.D. President, Massachusetts Council on Economic Education Chair and Professor of Economics, Bridgewater State...