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Email Sandy Wheat

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This workshop and the accompanying materials are made possible through a partnership between NCCEE and NCCAT.


October 19-22 (includes 2 days' travel time)

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NCCAT-Cullowhee NC
276 NCCAT Dr.
Cullowhee, NC 28723

Contact hours available.

Math Behind the Market 4-8

Attend this two day workshop to learn how to utilize the Stock Market Game™, SMG, and the accompanying curriculum, Math Behind the Market. The SMG program is a web-based stock market simulation that doubles as a competition in an engaging program that is proven to raise scores on standardized math tests. Students think they are playing a game, but they are learning lessons for life.

Need some ideas for teaching math, economics and personal finance that are perfect for elementary and middle school age students? Want high-quality resources at no cost? Attend Math Behind the Market to learn how to engage your students with this dynamic program.

  • Fourteen hours of high-quality training.
  • Preview the preliminary agenda
  • Lodging and all meals provided
  • Aligned to K-12 NC Essential Standards in math, economics and personal finance.
  • Interactive and hands-on.
  • All participants receive access to the SMG program and the Math Behind the Market Curriculum
  • Evening meal provided on Sunday, October 19 as well as breakfast on October 22
  • Workshop presented by Mary Richards, veteran math teacher with 30 years' experience teaching math and 15 years' experience with the SMG
  • NCCAT Cullowhee document: What You Need to Know Before You Come