High School Economics – New lessons, Supportive Apps and other Interactive Activities

Professional Development



  • 07/24/2014
  • 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
  • SIBL Library, 35th and Madison, Manhattan
  • Presenter: Dr. Rich MacDonald, St. Cloud State University, St. Cloud, Minnesota


  • National Center Workshops

GRADES: 9-12


  • General Economics
  • Math & Economics

The new edition of Focus: High School Economics, has been updated to include new lessons on game theory, labor markets, and unemployment. This edition features simulations, role plays, small-group discussions and other active-learning instructional activities to help students explore economic concepts through real-life applications, including simulating a cocoa market, deciding where to locate a factory, and conducting an employment survey.

Participants will leave with:

  • Focus: High School Economics (2014 edition)
  • Additional lessons from EconEdLink.org and other websites to supplement and engage teaching and learning.
  • Information regarding alignment of each lesson to the Common Core State Standards for Math and ELA.
  • 6 Continuing Education Units
  • Lunch provided.

Who Should Attend?

High School Social Studies and Math teachers


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