Economics

Using Original Games to Open Windows into Social Studies Skills


This session illustrates how gaming theory can be utilized to construct classroom activities. Games already created, their implementation, and ways to build new ones will be shared by the presenters.

Time: 
Fri, 11/16/2012 - 2:30pm - 3:30pm
Presenters: 

Christopher Witschonke, University of Houston-Downtown, Houston, TX; Jose Herrera, University of Houston-Downtown, Houston, TX

Room: 
3B
session id: 
209
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One Hen: Teaching Economics through Problem-Based Service Learning


This presentation introduces a 6th grade curricular unit called One Hen to teach Economics with hands-on problem-based learning techniques to increase civic engagement.

Time: 
Fri, 11/16/2012 - 2:30pm - 3:30pm
Presenters: 

Annie McMahon Whitlock, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI

Room: 
211
session id: 
401
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The Global Market for Energy


New technology and changing attitudes toward fossil fuels, nuclear,and green energy are changing the global energy market. What is the impact on US and Global economy?

Time: 
Fri, 11/16/2012 - 1:15pm - 2:15pm
Presenters: 

Susan Kizer, Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas, Houston Branch, Houston, TX

Room: 
613
session id: 
448
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Click, Learn, and Teach: Professional Development for Econ Teachers


The Atlanta and St. Louis Feds have developed online professional development for teachers. The result is a package that includes both content and pedagogy. Best of all, it's free!

Time: 
Fri, 11/16/2012 - 10:15am - 11:15am
Presenters: 

Scott Wolla, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis, St. Louis, MO; Lesley Mace, Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta - Jacksonville Branch, Jacksonville, FL

Room: 
East Lobby - Level Six
session id: 
176
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Teaching about the World's Largest Trade Relationship


Classroom study of globalization and economic interdependence must consider our most important trade partner—Canada. This PowerPoint overview explains economic principles, explores issues, and shares methodology and resources.

Time: 
Fri, 11/16/2012 - 10:15am - 11:15am
Presenters: 

Paul Storer, Western Washington University, Bellingham, WA

Room: 
603
session id: 
379
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How to Succeed in Business: First Grade Entrepreneurs in Action


Teaching about entrepreneurship is easier than you think. Students delight in developing a product with classmates, while learning about microfinancing, collateral, a business plan, market research, production, advertising, and pricing.

Time: 
Fri, 11/16/2012 - 10:15am - 11:15am
Presenters: 

Sallie Tinney, Collegiate School, Richmond, VA; Philip TInney, Collegiate School, Richmond, VA; Susie Leahy, Collegiate School, Richmond, VA

Room: 
203
session id: 
557
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Can Your Students Create a Better Budget than Congress?


Participate in the NPR Marketplace "Budget Hero" simulation adapted for classroom use. Use this hands-on activity to motivate and engage students in the federal budget process.

Time: 
Fri, 11/16/2012 - 9:00am - 10:00am
Presenters: 

Katherine Case, Parkville High School, Baltimore County Public Schools, Towson, MD

Room: 
610
session id: 
879
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Sustainability In Action


Investigate how to change the study of economics and sustainability by infusing technology and urban agriculture. Participants will learn how one school turned important learning standards into exciting, authentic experiences.

Time: 
Fri, 11/16/2012 - 9:00am - 10:00am
Presenters: 

Roxanna Mechem, Maplewood Richmond Heights School District, Maplewood, MO; Jamie Kelley, Maplewood Richmond Heights School District, Maplewood, MO

Room: 
613
session id: 
24
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