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Technology in Economics

Professional Development



  • 04/20/2017
  • 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
  • UFT Headquarters, 52 Broadway, 19th Floor
  • Presenter: Dr. Tawni Ferrarini, Northern Michigan University


  • National Center Workshops

GRADES: 9-12

Meet today’s multimedia students in their preferred learning spaces while exciting them about how to use economic reasoning to take steps toward living personally rewarding and financially secure lives!  Smart devices, videos, podcasts, games, and more can be used by teachers and students to hone students’ reasoning skills in a variety of course settings, especially those with economic and personal finance themes.  Teachers, bring your own devices.  We will establish accounts and gain access to a variety of teaching tools that promise to help engage your students in meaningful ways. Tablets and laptops are easier to use than smartphones.  ​


  • 6 Continuing Education Units
  • Complimentary Resources: Numerous technology tools and activities circling around key economic concepts will be made available
  • Dinner provided

Who Should Attend?  High school economics teachers