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Grade 9-12
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On-Demand Webinar

Economics 102: Opportunity Cost, Marginal Thinking, Cost-Benefit Analysis, Comparative Advantage

May 14 7:00-8:00pm ET
Time: 60 minutes,
Updated: May 15 2020,
Presenter: Amanda Stiglbauer

Objective

Teachers will be able to:

  • Understand concepts of opportunity cost, marginal thinking, cost-benefit-analysis, and comparative advantage.
  • Learn about activity based approaches, many using food, to teach opportunity cost, cost-benefit analysis, and comparative advantage.
  • Learn best practices and share their best practices in teaching important economic concepts.

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In this economics webinar, teachers will learn concepts on opportunity cost, marginal analysis, and comparative advantage.

Description

This webinar will focus on interactive, fun approaches to teaching opportunity cost, marginal analysis, and comparative advantage. Many of the activities presented build student interest and engagement by using food and other hands-on learning activities! Teachers will have the opportunity to discuss their favorite activities and best practices in teaching these important economic concepts.