April 14, 2020 - Teach DECA Update

April 14, 2020 - Teach DECA Update

TOPICS IN TODAY'S UPDATE

  • Stock Market Game Running NOW through June 5
  • SIFMA Celebrates Financial Literacy Month
  • Intuit Webinars Posted with Resources
  • Teach DECA: Online Learning Tools Video Series
  • DECA Direct: 2020-2021 Competitive Event Updates and Topics
  • Teach DECA Drip: Time to Think About Officer Elections

STOCK MARKET GAME RUNNING NOW THROUGH JUNE 5
The Stock Market Game is offering a no cost Stock Market Game that is running from NOW through June 5, 2020. You can register here and monitor your student's activity through this SMG Activity Packet. There are also all kinds of Google Classroom resources, a Facebook Group, Webinars, etc. Great way to get some experience before next fall's game begins. The official email announcement from SIFMA can be found here!

SIFMA CELEBRATES FINANCIAL LITERACY MONTH
This month's SIFMA newsletter is dedicated to Financial Literacy. Read here for all kinds of great ideas, tips and tools on things you can do to bring awareness to your students on the importance of financial literacy!

INTUIT WEBINARS POSTED WITH RESOURCES
Intuit has recently partnered with DECA Inc. Last week, they provided a 2.5 hour training on the resources that are being provided to educators for free and how to use these resources in the classroom and/or to handle your student activity accounts! Watch the webinars here [click on agenda and choose the webinar that you would like to watch] and find the teacher resources and simulations here! Questions? Send me an email and I'll do my best to assist you! 

TEACH DECA: ONLINE LEARNING TOOLS VIDEO SERIES
Starting this week, Teach DECA will be creating and releasing a series of instructional videos on some recommended online learning tools. Including, but not limited to, will be these tools: Screencast-o-matic, EdPuzzle, and Goosechase. Videos will be posted in Teach DECA | Unit Two | Online Learning Tools Video Series as they are released! Have a suggestion on a tool you would like to learn? Send me an email and I'll see what I can do!   

DECA DIRECT: 2020-2021 COMPETITIVE EVENTS UPDATES AND TOPICS
Read this DECA Direct article to get the scoop on changes in competitive events and next years topics for the BOR events and selling/consulting events! Also, don't forget that your students can be working on the Project Management Events starting now!  

TEACH DECA DRIP: TIME TO THINK ABOUT OFFICER ELECTIONS
Late April/early May is the perfect time to elect next year's chapter officer team. Resources in Teach DECA have been updated for the 2020-2021 school year. Please note that these forms are all word documents that can be adapted for your own chapter's needs, commitments, and deadlines.  Resources can be found in Unit One | 1.5 Leadership Team.