Webinars

Thanks again for the insightful webinars, I’ve already started using our first one in class and what a profound effect on the thoughts of my students! - T. Whitley

The Council for Economic Education is pleased to offer professional development webinars for teachers nationwide. The webinars cover multiple topics on how to integrate personal finance and economics in the classroom and create a fun learning experience for your students.

When you attend the webinar(s), you will leave with relevant lessons, resources and tools that can be implemented the next day. Also, New York State teachers earn one Continued Teacher and Leader Education (CTLE) credit for each webinar. If you are interested, but cannot attend the live webinar, please register to get access to the archived version. Read the important information below regarding certificates:

  • You must attend a live webinar or listen to a recorded webinar for at least 45 minutes in order to receive a certificate.
  • ALL attendees will receive a copy of the power point presentation AND a certificate within three days after the webinar.  You must stay on the webinar for a minimum of 45 minutes.  If not, no certificate will be issued.

Go ahead and register today!


Tues, September 17, 2019

The Economics of the Constitution

Time 7:00 – 8:00 PM EST
Presenter Tawni Ferrarini, Lindenwood University
  Register Today – Cost: Free

The United States Constitution is a set of rules. This set guarantees citizens the right to life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness.  This lesson examines the relationship between these rights, incentives and the market economy.

 

Wed, September 18, 2019

Keynes vs. Hayek: The Battle Continues

Time 7:00 – 8:00 PM EST
Presenter Tawni Ferrarini, Lindenwood University
  Register Today – Cost: Free

This webinar will present a project based assignment that asks students to compare and contrast two sets of economic views on the role of government, fiscal policy and monetary policy across flourishing nations with special attention drawn to J.M. Keynes (expansive role) and F.A. Hayek (limited role). 

 

Tues, September 24, 2019

Avoiding the College Debt Bomb

Time 7:00 – 8:00 PM EST
Presenter Doug Young, The Wiser Choice
  Register Today – Cost: Free

With college debt loan debt now exceeding credit card debt and the number of Americans filing for bankruptcy almost equaling the number of students graduating from college, educators need to add this financial literacy component into their schools.

 

Wed, September 25, 2019

Biographical Power: Using Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass and Autobiography of Malcolm X to Display the Economic Value of Describing Yourself

Time 7:00 – 8:00 PM EST
Presenter Jonathan Wolf, Fordham University
  Register Today – Cost: Free

This webinar focuses on ways teachers can close read these titles to display to students how autobiographical writing can open up economic opportunities both as a manner to practice writing (a marketable skill) and as an aid in decision making, as writing about oneself can clarify their place in the world, where they would like to go and how they may best achieve their goals.

 


Tues, October 1, 2019

A History of the American Banking System

Time 7:00 – 8:00 PM EST
Presenter Matthew Gherman, Midwood High School
  Register Today – Cost: Free

This webinar examines the evolution of banking in America, the creation of the Federal Reserve and a history of how the Federal Reserve used its powers of Monetary Policy to handle various economic crises in American history.

 

Wed, October 2, 2019

Personal Finance and Macroeconomics

Time 7:00 – 8:00 PM EST
Presenter Matthew Gherman, Midwood High School
  Register Today – Cost: Free

The Macroeconomics Curriculum does not include personal finance, yet there are many concepts students should learn about in economics classes before they graduate high school.  This webinar teaches how to use Personal Finance as a motivation and summary technique to enhance the AP Macroeconomic curriculum, incorporate topics and build student understanding and engagement in AP Macro curriculum.

 

Wed, October 9, 2019

Teaching Macroeconomics with Games and Simulations

Time 7:00 – 8:00 PM EST
Presenter Alex Lamon, Livingston High School
  Register Today – Cost: Free

Teachers will demo and be introduced to games and simulations used to key topics. The webinar will provide examples, assessments and best practices for all the free tools and resources presented. If you are a new teacher, or an Econ veteran, there will be something new for you to take back and easily implement in your classroom

Tues, October 15, 2019

Teaching Macroeconomics with Games and Simulations

Time 7:00 – 8:00 PM EST
Presenter Alex Lamon, Livingston High School
  Register Today – Cost: Free

Teachers will demo and be introduced to games and simulations used to key topics. The webinar will provide examples, assessments and best practices for all the free tools and resources presented. If you are a new teacher, or an econ veteran, there will be something new for you to take back and easily implement in your classroom.

 

Wed, October 16, 2019

Re-examining Hebert Hoover

Time 7:00 – 8:00 PM EST
Presenter Alex Lamon, Livingston High School
  Register Today – Cost: Free

Herbert Hoover is often taught as a laissez- faire President, whose inaction helped to usher in and worsen the Great Depression.  However, Hoover’s Presidency is much more complicated, with critics ranging from he did too much to he did not do enough. This webinar examines Hoover’s handling of the Great Depression and an analysis of why this President was so polarizing.

 

Tues, October 22, 2019

Protocols in the Classroom

Time 7:00 – 8:00 PM EST
Presenter Andrew Menfi, New Visions Charter School
  Register Today – Cost: Free

How should I set up my desks? How much homework should I assign?  These are some of the fundamental questions that teachers ask themselves every day. When you add them up, they have an immense impact on how the classroom functions, yet we rarely talk about them in depth. Through this webinar, gain some new potential insights on how to set up your classroom’s structures and routines. 

 

Wed, October 23, 2019

The Economics of Slavery

Time 7:00 – 8:00 PM EST
Presenter Matthew Gherman, Midwood High School
  Register Today – Cost: Free

This webinar analyzes the role slavery had in many different facets of the development of not just the Southern economy, but the entire American economy. We will evaluate to what extent slavery was entwined not just in Southern plantation wealth, but also manufacturing, textiles, banking, insurance and Westward Expansion. We will also include a contemporary Keynesian analysis of the extent of its profitability.

 

Tues, October 29, 2019

Beware: Manipulative Marketing and Advertising

Time 7:00 – 8:00 PM EST
Presenter Andrew Menfi, New Visions Charter School
  Register Today – Cost: Free

Too often we are victims of unscrupulous marketing tactics, which causes us to spend our limited resources poorly. How to identify and avoid deceitfully marketed products is a useful and engaging topic in personal finance that is often not covered in economics classrooms. 

 

Wed, October 30, 2019

John D. Rockefeller: American Titan and Sphinx

Time 7:00 – 8:00 PM EST
Presenter Matthew Gherman, Midwood High School
  Register Today – Cost: Free

Should John D. Rockefeller be seen as one of America’s greatest heroes or villains? This webinar analyzes both points of view and also analyzes his and Standard Oil’s role in American history.


To view our past webinars, please visit our EconEdLink “On-Demand Webinar” page.

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