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Friday, December 2, 2016 -
3:45pm to 4:45pm
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Digital Economics Classroom

Saturday, December 3, 2016 -
10:30am to 11:30am
Learn how to convert everyday economics activities to create a digital inquiry-based classroom.

Got Game? Using Modern Board Games for Engagement

Friday, December 2, 2016 -
1:00pm to 2:00pm
Modern games are becoming more and more prevalent. These games may be utilized as a way-in to the curriculum, igniting and sustaining engagement and the desire to learn.

Financial Fusion: Using Infographics to Make Connections

Saturday, December 3, 2016 -
9:50am to 10:20am
Infographics increase visual literacy and help students make connections between information and images. Explore strategies to incorporate infographics and finance concepts into any classroom.

From Hinkley to Flint: The Economics of Clean Water

Saturday, December 3, 2016 -
5:00pm to 6:00pm
Access to a clean, reliable source of water is a basic public good most Americans trust their local governments to provide. Explore the economics behind water-related public health emergencies.

Econ-Know-Me: Your Connection to the Federal Reserve

Saturday, December 3, 2016 -
3:50pm to 4:50pm
What does the Fed have to do with me? Answer that question and more using the new infographic, Econ-Know-Me, about the Federal Reserve.

Teaching Economics through Inquiry

Saturday, December 3, 2016 -
3:50pm to 4:50pm
Kathy Swan and Ryan Crowley of the University of Kentucky, along with their DBQ Project colleagues, present an inquiry unit from the new DBQ Project binder on economics.

PFL: It's Not Just for Economic Classes Anymore

Friday, December 2, 2016 -
1:00pm to 1:30pm
Personal financial literacy must be taught early so students become good stewards of money. Learn how to make connections between PFL and standards, and integrate with math and ELA.

Using Data to Tell Stories: Inquiry Using FRED and GeoFRED

Saturday, December 3, 2016 -
10:30am to 11:30am
Master Big Data. Use free web tools to find, visualize, and analyze local and international data. Assemble informative graphs, dashboards, and custom maps for easy classroom inquiry and sharing.

Made in America Inquiry: The Economics of American Made Goods

Saturday, December 3, 2016 -
2:40pm to 3:40pm
Acquire new hands-on activities from lessons created and classroom tested by multiple economics teachers and educators. The lessons highlight many of the economic concepts of manufacturing in America.

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