Grade 9-12
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On-Demand Webinar

On Demand Thursdays: Economics 101: Basic Concepts in Scarcity, Micro & Macro

October 15 12:30-1:30pm ET
Time: 60 mins,
Updated: September 2 2020,
Presenter: Amanda Stiglbauer

Objective

Teachers will be able to:

  • Understand the fundamentals of economics.
  • Use activities to help students discover how economics permeates our world.
  • Use the news and other activities to build student engagement.

This video is available to view for EconEdLink members only.

In this economics webinar, teachers will understand the importance of studying economics and how scarcity impacts decisions.

The first few days are crucial in establishing the importance of studying economics. This webinar will model best practices in teaching what economics is all about, scarcity, and the differences between micro and macroeconomics. PowerPoint presentations and a variety of activities will be shared. Teachers will have the opportunity to discuss their favorite activities relating to scarcity, productive resources, and micro and macro economics.