Grade 6-8, 9-12
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On-Demand Webinar

Teaching Economics While Cultivating Civil Dialogue: Activity Based

October 11 6:00-7:00pm ET
Time: 60 mins,
Updated: October 12 2023,
Presenter: Cheryl Ayers

Objective

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.

Description

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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