The Economics of U.S. History: Meeting Common Core Standards of Rigor and Relevance

Professional Development



  • 07/24/2013
  • 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
  • UFT Headquarters, 52 Broadway, 19th Floor, Room C
  • Presenter: Dr. Mark Schug, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee


  • National Center Workshops

GRADES: 6-8, 9-12


With the economy dominating the news, now is the perfect time to equip yourself with the knowledge and curriculum materials to help your high school students better understand U.S. History through the lens of economics.  Improve your students state testing scores and integrate lessons which meet the New Common Core Standards with Focus: Understanding Economics in U.S. History This publication supplements units by using economics to better understand topics such as exploration and settlement, the Constitutional Period, the “Booms and Busts of the 1800s”, Jim Crow and racial discrimination, the Civil War, the Great Depression, and other more recent historical events.

Registration for this workshop begins at 8:30 a.m.


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