National Center Workshops

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    Professional Development

    The Classroom Mini-Economy

    March 12, 2015
    Continuing Education Units: 3

    Students earn salaries, pay rent, track their bank balances, and become entrepreneurs.

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    GRADE: 3-5

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    There’s an App for That

    March 24, 2015
    Continuing Education Units: 3

    This workshop will provide participants with the opportunity to explore free educational technology that will enhance the instruction of economics and personal finance.

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    GRADE: K-2, K-5, 3-5, 6-8, 9-12

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    Professional Development

    Virtual Economics 4.5

    March 25, 2015
    Continuing Education Units: 6

    CEE’s own John LeFeber will show you how to navigate the new 4.5 version of the Virtual Economics flash drive, a ‘must-have’ resource that provides all the tools you need to create engaging economic and personal finance lessons.

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    GRADE: K-2, 3-5, 6-8, 9-12

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    Financial Fitness for Life

    April 8, 2015
    Continuing Education Units: 6

    Teaching elementary students an economic way of thinking helps them become more self-confident and more competent in making financial decisions, building their careers and acting as informed citizens.

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    GRADE: K-5

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    Professional Development

    Math in the Real World

    April 17, 2015
    Continuing Education Units: 6

    Math in the Real World, a new resource available on EconEdLink.org, brings together the expertise of math teachers and economics teachers to create interdisciplinary lessons that teach important personal finance and economic concepts in the context of math lessons.

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    GRADE: 9-12

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    Professional Development

    Teaching Economics Using Children’s Literature

    April 29, 2015
    Continuing Education Units: 3

    Discover how a collection of traditional children’s stories can give your classroom an instant economic boost while infusing more reading comprehension and language arts skills into your everyday instruction.

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    GRADE: K-5

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    Professional Development

    High School Economics-Introduction to the Revised Edition

    May 15, 2015
    Continuing Education Units: 6

    This workshop will show you how to engage your students by exploring economic concepts through real-world applications, including simulating a cocoa market, deciding where to locate a factory, and conducting an employment survey.

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    GRADE: 9-12

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    Professional Development

    NCSS’s C3 Frameworks: Integrating Economics and U.S. History

    May 15, 2015
    Continuing Education Units: 6

    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.

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    GRADE: 9-12

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    Professional Development

    Entrepreneurship and the Classroom Mini-Economy

    May 29, 2015
    Continuing Education Units: 6

    Students pay bills, apply for jobs, operate banks and insurance companies and they learn entrepreneurship by running their own classroom businesses. These activities involve your students in real decision-making and creating thinking—and they are a great motivator!

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    GRADE: 3-5, 6-8

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    K thru 2 Can Do! Math and Economics

    June 3, 2015
    Continuing Education Units: 3

    Your young students can improve their math skills while learning basic economic concepts such as choice, scarcity, goods and services, barter, and specialization.

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    GRADE: K-2

    SUBJECT: General Economics

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