Grades 6-8, 9-12
In this webinar teachers will be able to:
- Apply research-based economic reasoning skills to critically inquire, analyze, discuss, and debate economic topics to develop evidence-based opinions.
- Practice controversial issues and culturally responsive teaching best-practices that cultivate civility toward opposing viewpoints while increasing student engagement.
Budgeting, Competition, Consumers, Decision Making/Cost-Benefit Analysis, Demand, Division of Labor/Specialization, Employment and Unemployment, Goods and Services, Government Failures, Human Capital, Incentives, Income, Market Structures, Markets and Prices, Money, Opportunity Cost, Price Ceilings and Floors, Producers, Productive Resources, Productivity, Profit, Scarcity, Supply
The second in a series of two webinars, this interactive-based professional development includes breakout rooms, practice opportunities, live polls, and other engaging and active-learning methods on how teachers can successfully teach economic topics using evidence-based opinions and civil dialogue instructional strategies. Research-based controversial issues and culturally responsive instructional strategies for teaching economics will be practiced by participants in small breakout groups using current events articles, cost-benefit analysis, PACED decision-making, and the economic way of thinking six economic principles. Background knowledge, current events articles, student-friendly PPT slides, lessons, handouts, classroom-ready activity sheets, and research studies included.
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