14 Greatest Hits for Teaching High School Economics

Professional Development



  • 07/29/2014
  • 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
  • Science, Industry & Business Library, 35th & Madison Ave., Manhattan
  • Presenter: Riza Laudin, Herricks High School, New Hyde Park, New York


  • National Center Workshops

GRADES: 9-12


  • General Economics
  • Math & Economics

What happens when you combine simulations, role-playing activities and mystery-based lesson plans with economics? The answer is simple: your students actually learn the concepts. The lessons covered in this workshop are an excellent resource for any teacher of economics.

Participants will leave with:

  • A copy of Economics in Action: 14 Greatest Hits for Teaching High School Economics (Grades 9–12).
  • Activities to help teach six major economic themes, including economic decision making and reasoning; trade and comparative advantage; money, exchange rates and fiscal policy; productivity and entrepreneurship; government; and the market economy.
  • Specific lessons on GDP, CPI, unemployment and other economic indicators for assessing the economy.
  • Additional lessons from EconEdLink.org and other websites to supplement and engage teaching and learning.
  • 6 Continuing Education Units.
  • Lunch provided.

Who Should Attend?

High School Social Studies and Math Teachers


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