Think you are having a really productive day? UPS is finding new ways to measure every single step of a drivers day. The result? Productivity (and the pay of their drivers) is going up, up, up. Planet Money has a great piece on this very topic. Give it a listen right here.
Apr 23, 2014
It certainly is a great time to be a dairy farmer. No more getting up early to milk Bessie the cow. Heck, Bessie is now on her own schedule. Seems that robotics is already revolutionizing the dairy industry. This article does a pretty solid job of talking about structural unemployment without using the words structural unemployment. This has me seriously considering a move to Vermont.
Feb 5, 2013
1. Walnut Grove High- $108,513.00
2. Long Cane Middle- $107,734.00
3. George Walton Academy- $104,519.00
4. Long Cane Middle- $104,183.00
5. Pace Academy- $103,515.00
With more than 4,000 student teams participating, SMG 2013 is going to be a good one.
Jan 7, 2013
New Year. New Workshops? Looking for some teaching strategies or new lesson ideas? Of course you are. The winter/spring GCEE calendar is up and the chances are really good that there is a workshop (or two) specifically for you. With workshops designed for teachers in grades K-12, GCEE provides Georgia teachers with resources to help them teach economics.
Please visit www.gcee.org for registration information.
Aug 7, 2012
Looking for a nice little Econ app? This one just might do the trick. Why not get your students using economics-themed apps? Maybe they're not as cool as Angry Birds or Total-War-Monger-Mania but they will certainly help a lot more in preparing your students for the EOCT.
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Aug 1, 2012
Jul 31, 2012
Discover has recently launched a program designed to help students (and teachers) learn more about financial education. A few of the things they are offering ...
... Grants to cover the costs of a personal finance course at qualifying public high schools.
... Training sessions for teachers.
Check out www.pathwaytofinancialsuccess.org for plenty of information.