AEA	Summer	Leadership	Conference
Round One: Where they come from
Round Two: Who they are
Each round has questions worth
5, 10, or 15 points. Speed Round
questions are worth 5 points each.
ROUND 1
Who they are
Q:
 Spell __________

5 points
A:
    MILLENNIALS


5 points
Q:
   Meet the Millennials,
        born in or
    after what year?
5 points
A:
           1982


5 points
Q:
           True or False:
  As a group, Millennials
 are more numerous than
     the Baby Boomer
        Generation.
5 ...
A:
           True


5 points
Millennials are more numerous, more affluent,
better educated, and more ethnically diverse than
any other generation.

The...
Q:
                What will Tyler,
     the 15-year old millennial, say?
   “We’re the Millennial Generation.
       We’r...
A:
            “It’s our time to shine.”




10 points
Q:
      According to an ABC News poll,
      which of the following was not a
    suggested name for this generation:
   ...
A:
            Clinton Kids


10 points
Q:
   Demographically, Millennials are the
   most racially and ethnically diverse,
        least Caucasian generation.
  ...
A:
            35%


10 points
Child issues and family values have risen to the
top of our national agenda. Millennials are growing
up in homes with 50% ...
Like all generations in the making, the Millennials
are being shaped by history that surrounds them.
What shapes history?
...
Q:
Generation Name   Birth Years
Lost Generation   1883-1900
G.I. Generation   1901-1924




15 points
Q:
Generation Name     Birth Years
Lost Generation     1883-1900
G.I. Generation     1901-1924
Silent Generation   1925-19...
Q:
Generation Name     Birth Years
Lost Generation     1883-1900
G.I. Generation     1901-1924
Silent Generation   1925-19...
Q:
Generation Name     Birth Years
Lost Generation     1883-1900
G.I. Generation     1901-1924
Silent Generation   1925-19...
Q:
                Speed Round
     Which generation do the
     following words decribe:
             Boomers
           ...
Q:
           Smug

5 points
A:
           Smug - Boomers


5 points
Q:
           Sheltered

5 points
A:
           Sheltered -
           Millennials

5 points
Q:
           Hypocritical


5 points
A:
           Hypocritical -
             Boomers

5 points
Q:
           Pressured

5 points
A:
           Pressured -
           Millennials

5 points
Q:
           Conventional

5 points
A:
           Conventional -
            Millennials

5 points
Q:
           Intolerant


5 points
A:
 Intolerant - Boomers


5 points
Q:
           Team-Oriented

5 points
A:
           Team-Oriented -
             Millennials

5 points
Q:
           Self-loving


5 points
A:
Self-loving - Boomers


5 points
Q:
           Argumentative

5 points
A:
           Argumentative -
              Boomers

5 points
Q:
           Achieving


5 points
A:
           Achieving -
           Millennials

5 points
Q:
           Rebellious

5 points
A:
Rebellious - Boomers


5 points
Q:
           Special


5 points
A:
Special - Millennials


5 points
Each generation rebels against an elder-built world
and against the generation before it. Is that why
Millennials behave a...
Each generation redirects society according to its own
inclinations. Each generation:
   1. solves a problem facing the pr...
Boomers grew up when institutions felt too strong and
individuals too weak.

Millennials are growing up when institutions ...
In the Millennial evolution,
the Millennial solution
will be to:

      set high standards
      get organized
      team ...
ROUND 2
Where they come from
Born to two-income yuppy parents and affluent
grandparents beginning in the early 1980s,
Millennials are the largest, heal...
Q:
     The average yearly Millennials
         birthrate is 3.6 million.
     The highest year was 1992 with
            ...
A:
           4.2 million


5 points
Q:
Advances in fertility have increased the number
           of births and multiple births.
Human egg prices, once as low...
A:
           $50,000


5 points
Q:
Percentage of college freshmen in 1973 whose
   parents held a college degree or higher:
       mothers = 20% fathers =...
A:
           mothers = 41%
           fathers = 44%

5 points
Q:
  The 3rd and 6th most popular Millennial girls’
     names are derived from the movie Splash.
              What is th...
A:
            3rd - Madison
            6th - Hannah

10 points
Q:
    In the mid 1980s, Chrysler
  created a new type of vehicle.
What new type of vehicle was that?


10 points
A:
            The Minivan


10 points
Q:
Generation X was raised on Sesame
Street which taught children about
their differences. Millennials were
 raised on wha...
A:Barney
            ( and Friends )

10 points
Q:
 Since 1990, Ritalin prescriptions
have risen eightfold. Some 3 million
Millennials take the drug regularly.
    What p...
A:
            80%


15 points
Tale of Two Millennial cities:
one born to dual-income boomers,
the other born to one-income Gen-X or immigrant parents.

...
Q:
 Along with a separation of wealth,
   Millennials are divided by one
    moment in history: those old
enough to rememb...
A:
            Columbine


15 points
Q:
 Millennials and their parents often
 refer to each other as best friends.
         The authors call this
         “att...
A:
    Helicopter parents


15 points
Speed Round
    According to US News & World
    Report, in the 1990s education
  shifted from the “age of lament” to
    ...
Q:
           True or False:
    Since the 1970s, the share of
teachers with master’s degrees has
  risen from one-sixth t...
A:
           True


5 points
Q:
            True or False:
    Enrollment in Bible or Christian
         schools has doubled.



5 points
A:
           True


5 points
Q:
           True or False:
 Catholic schools have witnessed
their largest growth in the suburbs.



5 points
A:False
           ( inner cities )



5 points
Q:
            True or False:
 In 1992 there was only one charter
     school in the United States.
      Now there are ar...
A:False
           ( around 1700 )



5 points
Q:
           True or False:
State standards tests now tally over
   $200 million in annual sales.



5 points
A:
           True


5 points
Q:
          True or False:
 When asked to identify “the major
  causes” of America’s problems,
team-oriented Millennials ...
A:
           True


5 points
Q:
            True or False:
  Surveys of 8th and 10th graders
   indicate that Millennials would
rather spend their time...
A:
           True


5 points
Q:
             True or False:
   Compared to Gen-Xers in the late
 1980s, Millennials are nearly three
 times as likely t...
A:
           True


5 points
Q:
              True or False:
 ZT or Zero Tolerance in schools and
      cities is supported by 48%
             of Mill...
A:
           False
           ( 69% )




5 points
Q:
           True or False:
 80% of Millennials report that they
  have friends of a different race.



5 points
A:
           False
           ( 90% )




5 points
Q:
              True or False:
    In 1990, there were no reported
        prayer circles or clubs in
           U.S. pub...
A:
           True


5 points
Q:
             True or False:
   Disney made *NSYNC change the
 line, “Am I sexual” to “Am I sensual”
     before releasi...
A: False
       ( It was the BackStreet Boys )



5 points
As Tom Brokow called the G.I. generation “America’s
Greatest,” the authors predict Millennials are ready
to be the next gr...
What we do know is that Millennials are
team-oriented, more pragmatic, and even more
conservative than Boomers and Gen-Xer...
One of the greatest mistakes we can make is to view
and engage Millennials through the lens of our own
Boomer and Gen-X te...
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  1. 1. AEA Summer Leadership Conference
  2. 2. Round One: Where they come from Round Two: Who they are
  3. 3. Each round has questions worth 5, 10, or 15 points. Speed Round questions are worth 5 points each.
  4. 4. ROUND 1 Who they are
  5. 5. Q: Spell __________ 5 points
  6. 6. A: MILLENNIALS 5 points
  7. 7. Q: Meet the Millennials, born in or after what year? 5 points
  8. 8. A: 1982 5 points
  9. 9. Q: True or False: As a group, Millennials are more numerous than the Baby Boomer Generation. 5 points
  10. 10. A: True 5 points
  11. 11. Millennials are more numerous, more affluent, better educated, and more ethnically diverse than any other generation. They are the most wanted and watched over generation in history.
  12. 12. Q: What will Tyler, the 15-year old millennial, say? “We’re the Millennial Generation. We’re special, one-of-a-kind. It’s our time to _____.” 10 points
  13. 13. A: “It’s our time to shine.” 10 points
  14. 14. Q: According to an ABC News poll, which of the following was not a suggested name for this generation: Echo Boom Generation Y Clinton Kids generation.com Boomer Babies 10 points
  15. 15. A: Clinton Kids 10 points
  16. 16. Q: Demographically, Millennials are the most racially and ethnically diverse, least Caucasian generation. What percentage of kids under the age of 18 are nonwhite ( and Latino )? 25% 35% 45% 10 points
  17. 17. A: 35% 10 points
  18. 18. Child issues and family values have risen to the top of our national agenda. Millennials are growing up in homes with 50% more stuff ( in weight ) than 50% just 20 years ago. more stuff
  19. 19. Like all generations in the making, the Millennials are being shaped by history that surrounds them. What shapes history? The aging of older generations.
  20. 20. Q: Generation Name Birth Years Lost Generation 1883-1900 G.I. Generation 1901-1924 15 points
  21. 21. Q: Generation Name Birth Years Lost Generation 1883-1900 G.I. Generation 1901-1924 Silent Generation 1925-1942 15 points
  22. 22. Q: Generation Name Birth Years Lost Generation 1883-1900 G.I. Generation 1901-1924 Silent Generation 1925-1942 Baby Boomers 1943-1960 15 points
  23. 23. Q: Generation Name Birth Years Lost Generation 1883-1900 G.I. Generation 1901-1924 Silent Generation 1925-1942 Baby Boomers 1943-1960 Generation X 1961-1981 15 points
  24. 24. Q: Speed Round Which generation do the following words decribe: Boomers or Millennials? 5 points each
  25. 25. Q: Smug 5 points
  26. 26. A: Smug - Boomers 5 points
  27. 27. Q: Sheltered 5 points
  28. 28. A: Sheltered - Millennials 5 points
  29. 29. Q: Hypocritical 5 points
  30. 30. A: Hypocritical - Boomers 5 points
  31. 31. Q: Pressured 5 points
  32. 32. A: Pressured - Millennials 5 points
  33. 33. Q: Conventional 5 points
  34. 34. A: Conventional - Millennials 5 points
  35. 35. Q: Intolerant 5 points
  36. 36. A: Intolerant - Boomers 5 points
  37. 37. Q: Team-Oriented 5 points
  38. 38. A: Team-Oriented - Millennials 5 points
  39. 39. Q: Self-loving 5 points
  40. 40. A: Self-loving - Boomers 5 points
  41. 41. Q: Argumentative 5 points
  42. 42. A: Argumentative - Boomers 5 points
  43. 43. Q: Achieving 5 points
  44. 44. A: Achieving - Millennials 5 points
  45. 45. Q: Rebellious 5 points
  46. 46. A: Rebellious - Boomers 5 points
  47. 47. Q: Special 5 points
  48. 48. A: Special - Millennials 5 points
  49. 49. Each generation rebels against an elder-built world and against the generation before it. Is that why Millennials behave almost opposite of Generation X?
  50. 50. Each generation redirects society according to its own inclinations. Each generation: 1. solves a problem facing the prior youth generation ( think Millennials and Generation X ) 2. corrects for the behavioral excess it perceives in the current midlife generations ( think Millennials and Boomers ) 3. fills the social role being vacated by the departing elder generation ( think Millennials and G.I. Generation )
  51. 51. Boomers grew up when institutions felt too strong and individuals too weak. Millennials are growing up when institutions feel too weak and individuals too strong. Boomers were born when rationalism ruled and spiritualism lay dormant. Millennials are kids when spiritualism rules and rationalism lies dormant.
  52. 52. In the Millennial evolution, the Millennial solution will be to: set high standards get organized team up do civic deeds
  53. 53. ROUND 2 Where they come from
  54. 54. Born to two-income yuppy parents and affluent grandparents beginning in the early 1980s, Millennials are the largest, healthiest, and most cared for generation in history.
  55. 55. Q: The average yearly Millennials birthrate is 3.6 million. The highest year was 1992 with how many births? 3.7 million 4.2 million 4.5 million 5 points
  56. 56. A: 4.2 million 5 points
  57. 57. Q: Advances in fertility have increased the number of births and multiple births. Human egg prices, once as low as $3000, soared as high as ______ for an ovum purchased from an attractive, high IQ student from a top university. $20,000 $30,000 $50,000 5 points
  58. 58. A: $50,000 5 points
  59. 59. Q: Percentage of college freshmen in 1973 whose parents held a college degree or higher: mothers = 20% fathers = 32% Today, the percentage of college freshmen whose parents hold a college degree or higher is: mothers = 30% fathers = 35% mothers = 35% fathers = 38% mothers = 41% fathers = 44% 5 points
  60. 60. A: mothers = 41% fathers = 44% 5 points
  61. 61. Q: The 3rd and 6th most popular Millennial girls’ names are derived from the movie Splash. What is the mermaid’s name? ( 3rd most popular girl’s name ) What is the last name of the actress who played her? ( 6th most popular girl’s name ) 10 points ( 5 point each )
  62. 62. A: 3rd - Madison 6th - Hannah 10 points
  63. 63. Q: In the mid 1980s, Chrysler created a new type of vehicle. What new type of vehicle was that? 10 points
  64. 64. A: The Minivan 10 points
  65. 65. Q: Generation X was raised on Sesame Street which taught children about their differences. Millennials were raised on what TV character that taught how children are alike? 10 points
  66. 66. A:Barney ( and Friends ) 10 points
  67. 67. Q: Since 1990, Ritalin prescriptions have risen eightfold. Some 3 million Millennials take the drug regularly. What percentage are boys? 60% 70% 80% 15 points
  68. 68. A: 80% 15 points
  69. 69. Tale of Two Millennial cities: one born to dual-income boomers, the other born to one-income Gen-X or immigrant parents. Millennials are witnessing the largest division of wealth in American history.
  70. 70. Q: Along with a separation of wealth, Millennials are divided by one moment in history: those old enough to remember and those not. What is this April, 1999 event? 15 points
  71. 71. A: Columbine 15 points
  72. 72. Q: Millennials and their parents often refer to each other as best friends. The authors call this “attached parenting.” A recent TIME article called it? 15 points
  73. 73. A: Helicopter parents 15 points
  74. 74. Speed Round According to US News & World Report, in the 1990s education shifted from the “age of lament” to the “age of accountability.” 5 points each
  75. 75. Q: True or False: Since the 1970s, the share of teachers with master’s degrees has risen from one-sixth to one-half. 5 points
  76. 76. A: True 5 points
  77. 77. Q: True or False: Enrollment in Bible or Christian schools has doubled. 5 points
  78. 78. A: True 5 points
  79. 79. Q: True or False: Catholic schools have witnessed their largest growth in the suburbs. 5 points
  80. 80. A:False ( inner cities ) 5 points
  81. 81. Q: True or False: In 1992 there was only one charter school in the United States. Now there are around 500. 5 points
  82. 82. A:False ( around 1700 ) 5 points
  83. 83. Q: True or False: State standards tests now tally over $200 million in annual sales. 5 points
  84. 84. A: True 5 points
  85. 85. Q: True or False: When asked to identify “the major causes” of America’s problems, team-oriented Millennials sum it up as “adult individualism or selfishness.” 5 points
  86. 86. A: True 5 points
  87. 87. Q: True or False: Surveys of 8th and 10th graders indicate that Millennials would rather spend their time doing things with friends than doing imaginative tasks on their own. 5 points
  88. 88. A: True 5 points
  89. 89. Q: True or False: Compared to Gen-Xers in the late 1980s, Millennials are nearly three times as likely to take calculus and twice as likely to take AP tests. 5 points
  90. 90. A: True 5 points
  91. 91. Q: True or False: ZT or Zero Tolerance in schools and cities is supported by 48% of Millennials. 5 points
  92. 92. A: False ( 69% ) 5 points
  93. 93. Q: True or False: 80% of Millennials report that they have friends of a different race. 5 points
  94. 94. A: False ( 90% ) 5 points
  95. 95. Q: True or False: In 1990, there were no reported prayer circles or clubs in U.S. public schools. Now there are over 10,000. 5 points
  96. 96. A: True 5 points
  97. 97. Q: True or False: Disney made *NSYNC change the line, “Am I sexual” to “Am I sensual” before releasing their video. 5 points
  98. 98. A: False ( It was the BackStreet Boys ) 5 points
  99. 99. As Tom Brokow called the G.I. generation “America’s Greatest,” the authors predict Millennials are ready to be the next great generation. But, none of us can predict if Millennials will match the hype for potential.
  100. 100. What we do know is that Millennials are team-oriented, more pragmatic, and even more conservative than Boomers and Gen-Xers. They are closer to their parents than previous generations and like to reach the high standards set for them.
  101. 101. One of the greatest mistakes we can make is to view and engage Millennials through the lens of our own Boomer and Gen-X teen values and experiences. Millennials are your audience. Are you talking with them accordingly?
  102. 102. AEA Summer Leadership Conference
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