This session is a "window" on recent economic surveys in the school curriculum. What are current state requirements? Testing? Latest research about required versus integrated courses? Professional development? Curriculum materials?
Mark Schug, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, Milwaukee, WI
This session provides teachers with tools for introducing economics using cases, skits, and debate with a focus on sustainability in a rapidly globalizing economy. Leave with classroom ready materials!
Jill Beccaris-Pescatore, Montgomery County Community College, Blue Bell, PA; Jessica Schocker, Pennsylvania State University: Berks, Reading, PA
Enliven your winter holiday lessons with an economic approach designed to empower students to be critical consumers and conscious gift-givers. Participants receive lesson plans featuring service learning and critical literacy.
Erica Christie, Curriculum That Matters, Indianapolis, IN; Sarah Montgomery, University of Northern Iowa, Cedar Falls, IA
Session describes active-learning lessons that show how middle school students can use economics to better understand societies throughout world history. Many lessons are adaptable to high school use.
John LeFeber, Council for Economic Education, New York, NY
Bring historical biographies into today's learning environment with technology and Common Core Standards! Featuring patriots featured on U.S. currency, economics and history will be integrated in free interactive lesson plans.
Jeannette Bennett, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis--Memphis Branch, Memphis, TN; Caryn Rossiter, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis--Louisville Branch, Louisville, KY
Connect employment to the global economy, education, income, and Federal Reserve. Creative learning strategies, statistical data, technology, curriculum resources, and Common Core connections will be shared in fun, interactive ways!
Jackie Morgan, Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta - Nashville Branch, Nashville, TN; Jeannette Bennett, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis - Memphis Branch, Memphis, TN
Gain a greater understanding of important issues relating to women in the labor force through an interactive presentation and lesson. Numerous resources and lesson plans are included for all participants.
Lesley Mace, Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta- Jacksonville Branch, Jacksonville, FL
A fundamental concept in microeconomics is the efficiency of free markets, maximizing societal welfare. The purpose of my presentation is to examine key areas where efficiency eludes the free market.
Michael Brody, Menlo School, Atherton, CA; Mary Kohelis, Brooke High School, Follansbee, WV
Since the Great Recession, Anglo-Saxon capitalism has been challenged by statist Asian models. Using primary sources, participants will evaluate key indicators to judge which model serves its citizens better.
Omer Alptekin, Arlington High School, LaGrangeville, NY
Join us as we unveil a highly interactive online mini-course from the Federal Reserve designed to build students' financial literacy and help them make an informed decision about post-secondary education.
Nicholas Haltom, Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond, Richmond, VA; Jody Hoff, Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco, San Francisco, CA