Connecting Economics and Entrepreneurship in the Classroom

WORKSHOP DETAILS

  • 04/28/2017
  • 9:00 am to 3:00 pm
  • Teachers Federal Credit Union: 102 Motor Parkway, Hauppauge, NY 11788
  • Presenter: Dr. Roberta Schroder, Nassau Community College, CEE Master Teacher

MEDIA TYPE

  • National Center Workshops

GRADES: 6-8

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This full-day workshop for middle school teachers explores the fundamental relationships between economics and entrepreneurship. Understand how market forces, economic resources, risk, and technology connect with entrepreneurship by working with complete, tried-and-true lesson plans. Your students will learn to use economics to analyze the contributions of important historical entrepreneurs like Henry Ford and Elon Musk. You will also learn how to develop an entrepreneurial activity in your own classroom and get your students excited about economics and finance.

Takeaways:

  • 6 CEUs
  • Lesson plans
  • Lunch

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