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Growing Financial Literacy: Global Understanding Through Group Dynamics & Social Interaction (Transatlantic Educators Lecture Series)

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European Union Center
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Dec 11, 2021   11:00 am  
Anthony Schiliro, Social Studies Teacher at Eleanor Roosevelt High School, New York City, U.S.
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European Union Center Events

In this presentation, an educator describes his experiences working with financial school clubs to foster economic literacy, personal growth and peer/group dynamics. He talks about his six years building club programs that lead to rewarding lifelong learning experiences, using the Euro Challenge competition as an example.

About the presenter: Anthony Schiliro has been a history teacher for 20 years and 16 of them in NYC public schools. He has spent the last six years at Eleanor Roosevelt High School in Manhattan, teaching AP World History, AP U.S. History, Economics, and Government. He has been the advisor for numerous clubs including Finance and Investment Club, Student Government, as well as Co-Coach of the Varsity Soccer Team.

This event is part of the European Union Center's Transatlantic Educators Lecture Series, a series of virtual presentations by teachers for teachers that launched in Fall 2020. Presentations in this series explore education-related issues that are tied to a local and/or national context. Register here to attend the Fall 2021 series.

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